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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.
Broking giant also posts growing income as a result of the deal to buy Swinton.
The Broker Network owner, which also posted a loss for the year, made a number of large deals including Saffron, Compass, MCM and Lockyers.
Broker posts turnover of £27.4m and reveals plans to develop its First Van brand and telematics offerings.
Insurers have revealed the impact from the change in the discount rate to -0.25%.
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Provider reveals a flat GWP and an improved COR of 94.3% in its international division, which includes the UK, for the first half of 2019.
Chief executive Steve White pledged to use the surplus to benefit Biba members.
Provider posts modest turnover and profit rises.
But turnover increased slightly at the Norwich-based broker.
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 COR improved more than 9% points as UK CEO Tulsi Naidu expects to see growth stabilise going forward from efficiencies rolling through to the results.
Results for the first half of 2019 show decreased profit and an £8.4m Ogden hit as company reports growing GWP.
Provider says results were impacted by bringing the GI business together with UK Digital, as it moves ahead with its cost reduction plan.
UK CEO Andy Watson says insurer is to focus on growth after restructuring and exiting unprofitable schemes, as he discusses why he does not think the government has "covered itself in glory" when setting the new discount rate.
The CEO blamed Ogden for the increase as he pledged commitment to UK brokers and discussed the impact of the L&G deal following LV interim results.
Despite its Ogden woes, the motor insurer was able to post a £3.1m profit for H1 2019.
The Allianz CEO points to 3.7% underlying business growth as he discusses the provider's half-year results and weighs in on the amended discount rate.
Purchasing the remaining stake in LV has impacted the provider’s half-year numbers.
The CEO for UK & International is awaiting full year numbers ahead of any celebration as UK COR improves to 94%.
The $5.6bn deal completed on 1 April this year as the business flags a flat EMEA performance.
In force policies at the broker-focused part of the business grew 2.4% as the group numbers flag a £15.9m Ogden hit.
Firm head believes brokers have a bright future in motor providing they are aware of their place in the value chain.