Ageas says sale to Autonet gives customers peace of mind across Kwik Fit Insurance Services, Auto Direct, Cover Direct and Regal.
Siân Barton and Emmanuel Kenning analyse two key stories from the past week.
CEO David Ross says focus will be on integration and international expansion.
Ardonagh Group reveals Ebitda loss of £42.5m.
Broker flags continuing investment in staff and IT.
Firm delivered rising revenue and profits in 2017.
Insurance Ebitda up but policy numbers fall slightly.
Firm saw commission income rise in all areas.
Combined operating ratio came in at 101.2%.
Chairman Dave Bard says broker is eyeing more acquisitions following its purchase of Glynwood Insurance Services last year.
GI CEO outlines plans to grow in the broker channel and says partnership with Allianz is "progressing well" as he comments on the future Ogden rate and LV redundancies.
Broker channel delivers £30m operating profit.
Ida Axling and Emmanuel Kenning review the best read stories of the week.
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First results since motor insurer began trading on the London Stock Exchange on 11 December 2017.
COR deteriorates markedly to 114% in first loss for six years.
All divisions report rises in turnover.
Aviva's Phil Bayles, MD of UK intermediaries, says insurer is in a good position compared to some of its competitors.
Axa buying XL dominated the headlines taking up two slots in the top five most read. However there was plenty more going on with an insurer going into liquidation, profits rising at Aviva and advice for brokers on GDPR.
Broker says it is seeing a return on its investment in technology.
Former UKGI CEO says 2017 profit rise was driven by growth in property and liability as well as moving away from unprofitable broker motor business.
Group CEO Mark Wilson says provider is targeting bolt-on acquisitions in 2018.
Stourbridge-headquartered broker also reports rise in turnover to £670,667.
GWP went up but operating profit fell as the insurer blamed the drop on escape of water claims.