Allianz has been growing in SME business and will push ahead further with smaller brokers this year alongside targeting growth in mid-market, according to UK CEO Colm Holmes.
Brokers can’t afford to be mere bystanders in understanding the upgraded cyber rules of GDPR, and the benefits and process involved in being SOC 2 compliant. Simon Hughes, VP and general manager at Cowbell, explains.
Allianz Holdings grew gross written premiums by 7.4% in 2023 as operating profits jumped 65% reversing the fall in 2022.
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Tom Lawrie-Fussey, senior director of product management, LexisNexis Risk Solutions – Insurance, offers us a window into his life outside of insurance.
C-Quence has unveiled ML6, enhancing its management liability offering with a legal expenses module and the addition of a range of client support services.
Zurich UK has reported a 9% rise in property and casualty gross written premiums to £3.72bn for 2023.
Aon’s $13.4bn (£10.6bn) purchase of NFP has passed a crucial test in the US, with the transaction still expected to close in the middle of this year.
Moving into the UK with the purchase of Lexham is part of a plan to build Europe’s premier two-wheels specialist broker, rather than the start of a buying frenzy as a new consolidator, April Group leaders have confirmed.
NFP’s Matt Pawley reflects on record levels of M&A, organic growth, brands and business as usual as the Aon deal looms.
The foundations have been laid at SSP and with a programme of enhancements to roll out in 2024, the software house is confident of delivering for customers on the road to user growth next year, according to Martyn Mathews, managing director of SSP Broker.
Kelly Ogley, CEO of Howden Consumer and Local Commercial, outlines the firm’s growth strategy and urges women to back themselves.
Towards the end of 2023, Thomas Carroll became the latest broker to become employee-owned. Ida Axling looks at the benefits of the model for intermediaries and how the sale of Ten to Acrisure busted one myth that they cannot be sold.
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