The key job changes in the world of insurance this week.
Boston-based Abry Partners leads capital raise, with current major shareholder Aquiline also participating, as ERS continues to diversify into (re)insurance commercial lines.
COR also improved, while GWP was down on 2019 after a number of products lines were "materially affected" by Covid-19.
The insurer will back Arcus as it targets specialty commercial and reinsurance lines.
Current boss Ian Parker is set to exit from the provider, which also announces the hire of a new group CFO and its plan to expand into specialist commercial insurance lines.
Half year results highlight how motor provider has been affected by coronavirus as profit increases and COR improves.
The former Ageas boss takes over after Blanc's move to become Aviva CEO.
Boisseau, who left his role as CEO of insurance at Ageas UK in late 2018, is also a NED at Ecclesiastical and sits on the board of Argo Managing Agency.
Profit and GWP improved at the motor provider.
The former Axa UK boss has joined claims insurtech RightIndem as non-executive chair of the board.
Firm is backed by Zurich, where Blanc spent nine months as CEO EMEA.
Role is the first non-insurance appointment for Blanc since returning to the industry earlier this month.
Blanc has taken on NED roles at Aviva and ERS with experts predicting further announcements are to come.
Siân Barton and Laurence Eastham discuss the week's most popular news stories, including the return of Amanda Blanc and the launch of Cuvva's new motor product.
Blanc, whose Aviva appointment was also announced this week, has joined a specialist motor insurer to drive acquisitions and organic growth.
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Insurers have revealed the impact from the change in the discount rate to -0.25%.
Despite its Ogden woes, the motor insurer was able to post a £3.1m profit for H1 2019.
A number of management changes will also see Peter Smith return to the firm as claims director.
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The motor insurer will offer bespoke horsebox cover using ERS eTrade.
Platform goes live with eleven insurers and will hold industry data on suspected fraudsters and professional enablers.
Private equity owner Aquiline has completed a strategic review of the business.
Product will provide brokers with access to prestige experts every step of the way.