It is really irritating when a couple of days before you get around to it, someone else writes the blog you were planning on writing.
Arthur J Gallagher (UK) Limited has reported an increased turnover and profit for 2012.
Commercial broker Insurance Linx has bought Hereford-based West Midland Brokers, Insurance Age can reveal.
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Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) has bought independent Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broking group Newman Martin and Buchan (NMB).
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) has agreed to pay US$250m (£156m) in cash for Towers Watson’s reinsurance brokerage business.
Brightside Group has announced it is "seeking to replace" chief executive officer Martyn Holman before the end of the year.
Arthur J. Gallagher has bought passenger transport specialist Belmont International for an undisclosed sum.
Jubilee and Dutch-headquartered specialty insurer ANV have combined their Lloyd's managing agency operations.
Brightside chief executive Martyn Holman has described Markerstudy's comments about the broker's capacity flows as "frankly a bit strange".
The board of Brightside has rejected Markerstudy’s revised offer as “fundamentally” undervaluing the broker and has dismissed the need for future takeover talks.
Markerstudy has revealed that it has cut its offer for Brightside from 27p a share to 20-22p per share valuing the company at £100m at most, down from £123m previously.
Sabre has been bought by BC Partners, according to reports.
Capita is reportedly preparing to sell its direct to customer insurance businesses.
Northern Ireland based broker Kerr Group has expanded in the region with two acquisitions, Insurance Age can reveal.
Garry Fearn is to step down from his role as executive deputy chairman at Covéa Insurance.
Arthur J Gallagher's (AJG) new commercial director Janice Deakin has insisted that the integration of Giles will not be a "complicated business".
Canopius Group has reported a profit of £42m for the first six months of 2013, up almost £10m from the £33m reported in the same period of 2012.
Arthur J Gallagher (AJG) has confirmed a cash deal worth £233m for Giles funded through free cash and borrowings on its line of credit.
Nexus Underwriting Management has taken sole ownership of Torus Executive Risks and re-named it as Nexus Executive Risks (NER).
Ashgrove Insurance has expanded with the purchase of a Manchester-based insurance broker.
An arm of Goldman Sachs is in advanced talks concerning a potential bid for a major stake in Hastings Insurance, according to reports.
The Co-operative Group’s general insurance arm made an operating profit before tax of £28.8m in the first half of 2013.