Brokers must prove their worth as industries face price hikes in professional indemnity insurance
Steve Kelly, underwriting account manager at Allianz Engineering, Construction & Power, discusses how brokers can best help their construction clients prepare for Brexit.
The private equity provider is now majority owner of the broker.
Purchase is the eighth the firm has made since it became an Ethos Broking regional partner in 2016.
CEO Brendan McCafferty says business is set to invest as it reports growth in adjusted Ebitda, broking revenue and GWP.
It is believed that the consolidator is seeking fresh investment that could see current investors, including Peter Cullum, have their stake diluted as backer Penta reaches the end of its traditional investment period.
The purchase of Buckland Harvester adds £4m GWP and 15 staff to Aston Lark as the broker eyes more buys in the North West.
The business has struck a deal with I & D Insurance Services which is based in Alyth.
But the consolidator is not planning to expand in the risk management space following H&S Click purchase.
Its MGA Maven Underwriters lost Lloyd’s support and Aon states it has found alternative cover for its clients using Maven.
CEO David Ross reveals plans for Ardonagh to double in size in the next three to five years, as results for the first half of 2019 show growth in retail and broking segments.
PIB will integrate childcare broker Albany Childcare into Morton Michel, despite promising at the time of purchase it would keep the brand.
Brokers attending the event have shared their thoughts on M&A in the market ahead of the Expo on 7 November.
The private equity move sees co-founder Gary Edmondson leave the managing general agent.
The move follows Zurich’s exit from the scheme.
Fleet UK is part of THB Group and the agreement had been in place for 23 years.
Advised clients will be transferred to Towergate and the move, which will lead to redundancies, is likely to result in branch closures.
The recently re-financed business is aiming to find a longer-term backer in 2021.
But turnover increased slightly at the Norwich-based broker.
Move follows decision to place Tokio Marine Kiln Insurance into run-off in June.
Close Brothers Premium Finance CEO Sharon Bishop discusses the results of its recent broker survey in part one of our Q&A series.
CEO of general insurance Colm Holmes says life and GI split is going "smoothly" and discusses premium drop in "choppy" personal lines market as MD of intermediaries Phil Bayles pledges that Aviva will not exit any business lines.
The cyber insurance battlefield is far from clear as the trade body calls on the ICO to make more breach data available publicly.
Provider says results were impacted by bringing the GI business together with UK Digital, as it moves ahead with its cost reduction plan.