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AmTrust shareholders approve Stone Point go-private deal

2018-06-21T15:34:00+01:00

AmTrust investors have given their assent to the company’s $14.75 per share go-private deal with Stone Point, putting an end to long-running shareholder opposition to the proposed deal tabled by the firm’s CEO, his wife’s family and their backers.

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Munich Re mulling asset management arm sale: report

2018-06-21T08:17:00+01:00

Munich Re is considering selling off its asset management unit to US industry giant Guggenheim, according to reports. 

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Californian commercial auto specialist Topa weighs potential sale

2018-06-20T17:52:00+01:00

Topa Insurance Group, a commercial-auto heavy California-based specialty insurer, has appointed boutique investment bank Dowling Hales as it eyes a potential sale, re-Insurance.com understands.

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4 in 5 insurers seeking acquisitive growth by 2021: KPMG

2018-06-19T16:13:00+01:00

Around 81 percent of insurers globally intend to undertake between one and three acquisitions in the next three years, according to analysis by KPMG.

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IAG sells three Southeast Asia businesses

2018-06-19T07:33:00+01:00

Australian carrier IAG has agreed to sell its majority stake in its Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese operations in a series of transactions which should net the company around $200mn.

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Enstar weighs Atrium and StarStone sale in frothy M&A market

2018-06-18T13:16:00+01:00

Legacy giant Enstar has confirmed the appointment of investment bank Evercore to sell its two live underwriting businesses.

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Enstar weighs Atrium and StarStone sale in frothy M&A market

2018-06-18T13:16:00+01:00

Legacy giant Enstar has confirmed the appointment of investment bank Evercore to sell its two live underwriting businesses.

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Allianz weighing approach for RSA, Aviva: report

2018-06-18T07:53:00+01:00

German insurance giant Allianz is mulling a takeover approach for large UK carriers including RSA and Aviva after the Oliver Bäte-led company was beaten to the punch in pursuit of XL Group.

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Hyperion takes 10% stake in Apollo Partners

2018-06-13T15:04:00+01:00

Hyperion - which owns brokers Howden and RKH, as well underwriting agency Dual - has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in the holding company for Lloyd’s managing agency Apollo.

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AmTrust shareholders approve Stone Point go-private deal

2018-06-21T15:34:00+01:00

AmTrust investors have given their assent to the company’s $14.75 per share go-private deal with Stone Point, putting an end to long-running shareholder opposition to the proposed deal tabled by the firm’s CEO, his wife’s family and their backers.

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Californian commercial auto specialist Topa weighs potential sale

2018-06-20T17:52:00+01:00

Topa Insurance Group, a commercial-auto heavy California-based specialty insurer, has appointed boutique investment bank Dowling Hales as it eyes a potential sale, re-Insurance.com understands.

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4 in 5 insurers seeking acquisitive growth by 2021: KPMG

2018-06-19T16:13:00+01:00

Around 81 percent of insurers globally intend to undertake between one and three acquisitions in the next three years, according to analysis by KPMG.

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AmTrust: The Winners and Losers

2018-06-22T15:25:00+01:00By

After weeks of wrangling and looming uncertainty about whether or not it would get over the line, AmTrust’s CEO and his wife’s family have finally won out in their bid to take the firm private in a $2.95bn deal with Stone Point which has faced substantial opposition from activist and ...

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PE interest in London brokers blooms again despite challenges

2018-05-15T14:51:00+01:00By

JC Flowers’ acquisition of niche London market brokers SSL and Endeavour marks a growing trend of private equity firms purchasing stakes in distributors, with a particular flurry of activity sweeping the London market.

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