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Aon acquires Brazilian health and benefits broker Admix Insurance and reinsurance brokerage Aon has finalized its acquisition of Brazilian health and benefits brokerage and solutions company Admix. News
Aon acquires Brazilian health and benefits broker Admix By IBR Staff Writer
Insurance and reinsurance brokerage Aon has finalized its acquisition of Brazilian health and benefits brokerage and solutions company Admix.
News India’s life insurance sector to grow 15% per year until 2020: Timetric report India’s life insurance sector is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of almost 15% from 2015-2020, according to a new industry forecast report published by Timetric.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News Frontier Services Group partners with Taiping General Insurance Frontier Services Group (FSG) has partnered with Taiping General Insurance for the development of new insurance products and services to support overseas Chinese enterprises and projects.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
BIBA urges UK government to negotiate for single market access in EU exit By IBR Staff Writer
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has urged the UK government to commit to no further increases to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).
News XL Catlin hires new global head of placements for ceded reinsurance XL Catlin’s P&C Underwriting Capital Management operation has appointed Anne Middleton to manage its ceded reinsurance placements globally.
Reinsurance > News Marsh & McLennan to buy insurance brokerage J. Smith Lanier & Co. Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, has agreed to acquire insurance brokerage J. Smith Lanier & Co. (JSL).
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Frontier Services Group partners with Taiping General Insurance
Frontier Services Group (FSG) has partnered with Taiping General Insurance for the development of new insurance products and services to support overseas Chinese enterprises and projects.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
Ageas confirms job cuts at Kwik Fit Insurance Services
By IBR Staff Writer
Ageas has confirmed that it will cut more than 500 jobs at its Kwik Fit Insurance Services subsidiary after failing to find a new operator.
General Insurance > Personal Lines > News

Life Insurance And Pensions

India’s life insurance sector to grow 15% per year until 2020: Timetric report
India’s life insurance sector is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of almost 15% from 2015-2020, according to a new industry forecast report published by Timetric.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News
Canada’s life and health insurers to limit use of genetic test results
The Canadian life and health insurance industry announced its commitment that insurers will refrain from requesting or using genetic testing details for new life insurance applications up to $250,000 from January 1, 2018.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News

Intermediaries

UK’s FCA unveils supervision plans for insurance linked securities
By IBR Staff Writer
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has unveiled its proposed approach to authorization and supervision of insurance special purpose vehicles (ISPVs), which will facilitate insurance linked securities (ILS) business.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News
Clara analytics launches Puma search engine for insurance carriers
Clara analytics, a division of LeanTaaS, has launches PUMA search engine to help insurance carriers reduce workers’ compensation costs.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News

Reinsurance

XL Catlin hires new global head of placements for ceded reinsurance
XL Catlin’s P&C Underwriting Capital Management operation has appointed Anne Middleton to manage its ceded reinsurance placements globally.
Reinsurance > News
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance selects Guidewire core and digital products
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company has chosen Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Rating Management, Client Data Management, and Business Intelligence for InsuranceSuite as its platform for policy administration, billing, claims management, underwriting, rating, client data management, and analytics.
Reinsurance > News

Technology

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance selects Guidewire core and digital products
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company has chosen Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Rating Management, Client Data Management, and Business Intelligence for InsuranceSuite as its platform for policy administration, billing, claims management, underwriting, rating, client data management, and analytics.
Reinsurance > News
Radian, LendingQB expand partnership on mortgage insurance services
Radian Group's mortgage insurance (MI) subsidiary Radian Guaranty and LendingQB have expanded their partnership to provide lenders easy access to non-delegated MI and appraisal services.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News

Regulatory & Risk

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance selects Guidewire core and digital products
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company has chosen Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Rating Management, Client Data Management, and Business Intelligence for InsuranceSuite as its platform for policy administration, billing, claims management, underwriting, rating, client data management, and analytics.
Reinsurance > News
Radian, LendingQB expand partnership on mortgage insurance services
Radian Group's mortgage insurance (MI) subsidiary Radian Guaranty and LendingQB have expanded their partnership to provide lenders easy access to non-delegated MI and appraisal services.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News