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Acrisure to acquire reinsurance broker Beach & Associates US insurance broking group Acrisure has agreed to acquirr reinsurance brokers Beach & Associates for an undisclosed amount. Reinsurance > News
Acrisure to acquire reinsurance broker Beach & Associates By IBR Staff Writer
US insurance broking group Acrisure has agreed to acquirr reinsurance brokers Beach & Associates for an undisclosed amount.
Reinsurance > News Instant life insurance provider Ladder secures $30m in series B funding Life insurance firm Ladder has raised $30m in Series B funding, led by RRE Ventures along with participation from Thomvest Ventures, as well as its existing investors: Canaan Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Nyca Partners.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News BIBA introduces trade credit insurance scheme By IBR Staff Writer
The British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) has launched a scheme for trade credit insurance via CMR Insurance Services.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
MS Amlin creates new Bermuda-domiciled special purpose reinsurer MS Amlin has created a new Bermuda-domiciled special purpose reinsurer, Viribus Re to provide collateralised capacity support for MS Amlin Syndicate 2001’s global reinsurance portfolio in 2018. 
Reinsurance > News Singapore Life to buy Zurich Life Singapore's business portfolio By IBR Staff Writer
Digital life insurance provider Singapore Life has agreed to acquire the business portfolio of Zurich Life Singapore.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News Acuity brings AI capabilities to omni-channel customer service Acuity Insurance has launched automated billing chat capability (billing bot) using an artificial intelligence (AI) service.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News

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General Insurance

BIBA introduces trade credit insurance scheme
By IBR Staff Writer
The British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) has launched a scheme for trade credit insurance via CMR Insurance Services.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
Ryan Specialty to buy wholesale insurance brokerage Kerwick & Curran
By IBR Staff Writer
Ryan Specialty Group, an international specialty insurance organization that offers solutions for brokers, agents and insurance carriers, has agreed to acquire wholesale insurance brokerage Kerwick & Curran (K&C).
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News

Life Insurance And Pensions

Instant life insurance provider Ladder secures $30m in series B funding
Life insurance firm Ladder has raised $30m in Series B funding, led by RRE Ventures along with participation from Thomvest Ventures, as well as its existing investors: Canaan Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Nyca Partners.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News
Singapore Life to buy Zurich Life Singapore's business portfolio
By IBR Staff Writer
Digital life insurance provider Singapore Life has agreed to acquire the business portfolio of Zurich Life Singapore.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News

Intermediaries

Bluefin fined by FCA for misleading customers
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Bluefin Insurance Services £4,023,800 for having inadequate systems and controls and failing to provide information to its customers about the company's independence.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News
CDPQ to buy minority interest in Hyperion Insurance
By IBR Staff Writer
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ), a Canadian pension fund company, has agreed to invest more than $400m to acquire a minority stake in UK-based Hyperion Insurance Group.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News

Reinsurance

Acrisure to acquire reinsurance broker Beach & Associates
By IBR Staff Writer
US insurance broking group Acrisure has agreed to acquirr reinsurance brokers Beach & Associates for an undisclosed amount.
Reinsurance > News
MS Amlin creates new Bermuda-domiciled special purpose reinsurer
MS Amlin has created a new Bermuda-domiciled special purpose reinsurer, Viribus Re to provide collateralised capacity support for MS Amlin Syndicate 2001’s global reinsurance portfolio in 2018. 
Reinsurance > News

Technology

Acuity brings AI capabilities to omni-channel customer service
Acuity Insurance has launched automated billing chat capability (billing bot) using an artificial intelligence (AI) service.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
American Family Insurance acquires Networked Insights
By IBR Staff Writer
American Family Insurance has invested in advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) through acquisition of Networked Insights.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News

Regulatory & Risk

Acuity brings AI capabilities to omni-channel customer service
Acuity Insurance has launched automated billing chat capability (billing bot) using an artificial intelligence (AI) service.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
American Family Insurance acquires Networked Insights
By IBR Staff Writer
American Family Insurance has invested in advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) through acquisition of Networked Insights.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News