News editor, Insurance Age
Hailing from Sweden, Ida worked as a news reporter and sub-editor at a regional newspaper before making the decision to move to England in September 2013.
She undertook a year-long master of arts in international journalism at City University London and joined Insurance Age as a reporter in October 2014.
Ida has won a number of awards for her journalism and in 2020 was promoted to Deputy Editor.
The business is backed by Munich Re and will initially focus on UK property, including main residences, holiday homes, second residences and let properties.
The motor provider posts £173.2m in GWP and a combined operating ratio of 75.3% in 2020.
The new e-trade offering, sold via brokers, provides cover for freelancers and small businesses in allied health professions such as audiologists, chiropodists and opticians, as well as complementary therapy, beauty and fitness.
Boston-based Abry Partners leads capital raise, with current major shareholder Aquiline also participating, as ERS continues to diversify into (re)insurance commercial lines.
Trade body says the scheme is underwritten by A+ rated capacity and will help brokers access cover for a range of marine risks including cargo, freight liability, hull and liability cover for commercial vessels, commercial maritime operations, super…
IMAS director John Nisbet discusses how consolidators can continue to grow and warns that private equity backers could move on from the sector as a result of a “diminishing opportunity” in the broking market.
Element Hinton specialises in construction, waste, engineering and leisure and the deal follows investment into PIB by Apax Partners.
GI CEO Colm Holmes says provider has taken a proactive approach to paying claims as he discusses how Aviva was impacted by the BI test case and comments on its 2020 results.
CEO discusses the need for the insurer to rebuild its brand and reputation as a result of the BI disagreement as insurer posts £192.4m loss for 2020.
Difficult conversations on horizon for brokers as SMEs seek to cut costs amid economic uncertainty due to business squeeze from Covid, Brexit and harder market