RSA Insurance has made a number of changes to its commercial lines leadership team ahead of the completion of the takeover of NIG and FarmWeb.
Broker non-executive directors need to have excellent communication skills, bucket loads of experience, and be mindful of conflicts of interest, experts tell Ida Axling.
In 2022, RSA published its strategic roadmap to 2025. The insurer vowed to raise service standards for brokers. Has it delivered?
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Ian Donaldson, Ardonagh Retail CEO and inbound Markerstudy Retail CEO, has hailed the proposed merger as being able to boost growth, product footprint and acquisitions but declined to be drawn on any interest in RSA’s personal lines business.
Jonathan Swift looks at Ardonagh’s recent growth, and suspects that a larger percentage of the £820m windfall from the Atlanta sale is going to be spent overseas rather than at home.
‘Not In Group’ has been seen as an accurate reading of the acronym NIG for a while now. Jonathan Swift looks at why the long-mooted acquisition target might finally become the ‘Nicely Integrated Gang’ within its new home RSA.
RSA CEO Ken Norgrove has vowed to maintain NIG’s high standards of broker service following the acquisition of the SME-specialist provider.
Brokers have expressed their sadness at losing another market, but acknowledged the proposed takeover of NIG by RSA could be superb for both parties – provided the integration is handled properly.
Intact Financial Corporation and its subsidiary RSA have reached an agreement with Direct Line Insurance Group to acquire its brokered commercial lines operations, including NIG and FarmWeb.
WH&R McCartney is believed to be the oldest independent broker in Scotland. With only a handful of years left to go until its centenary, directors Graeme Robb and Alan Kirkwood are confident of further growth and success for the Motherwell-based firm.
Brokerbility has signed up with data provider Broker Insights to deliver a bespoke platform for members, Insurance Age can reveal.
Direct Line grew commercial business across NIG and its own direct brands by 14.7% in 2022 to £749.3m of gross written premium.
Bravo has hailed its latest launch as “the biggest transformation” to how broker networks add value for members in the past 20 years.
Direct Line Group has appointed Jon Greenwood as acting CEO following Penny James stepping down from the permanent role with immediate effect.
Exclusive research from Insurance Age places NMU first, with Covéa Insurance and CFC Underwriting in close contention, Rachel Goron reports.
Product launches including cover for smaller contractors, SME excess of loss, community enterprises and embedded scheme business
Specialist construction managing general agent Focus has teamed up with NIG to launch a contractors liability facility designed especially for smaller contractors.
Insurance brokers and insurers have paid their respects following the death of Queen Elizabeth II yesterday.