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Howden acquires specialist broker Sterling Knight Hyperion Insurance’s retail broking unit Howden has purchased Singapore-based insurance brokerage firm Sterling Knight. Intermediaries > Brokerage > News
Howden acquires specialist broker Sterling Knight By IBR Staff Writer
Hyperion Insurance’s retail broking unit Howden has purchased Singapore-based insurance brokerage firm Sterling Knight.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News UK unveils new rules for Insurance Linked Securities By IBR Staff Writer
The UK government has introduced new rules for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) in a move to sustain the global competitiveness of the country’s reinsurance market.
Reinsurance > News Hannover Re acquires Lloyd's syndicate Argenta Hannover Re has completed the acquisition of UK-based Argenta, which owns the companies Argenta Syndicate Management and Argenta Private Capital along with a pro rata share of the Lloyd’s syndicate Argenta Syndicate 2121.
Reinsurance > News
Aviva to sell Friends Provident to RL360 for £340m By IBR Staff Writer
Aviva has agreed to divest its pensions business Friends Provident International (FPIL) to RL360 Holding for around £340m.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News Willis Towers Watson launches virtual workspace for insurers Willis Towers Watson has introduced a virtual, actuarial workspace, dubbed vPlace, to address the insurance industry’s need to cut down on IT infrastructure costs.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News Nexus to acquire trade credit insurer Equinox Global By IBR Staff Writer
Nexus Group, a specialty Managing General Agent (MGA), has acquired Lloyd’s coverholder Equinox Global and all its group companies for an undisclosed price.
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Nexus to acquire trade credit insurer Equinox Global
By IBR Staff Writer
Nexus Group, a specialty Managing General Agent (MGA), has acquired Lloyd’s coverholder Equinox Global and all its group companies for an undisclosed price.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
Alliant purchases Boynton & Boynton Insurance Professionals
Alliant Insurance Services has acquired New Jersey-based Boynton & Boynton Insurance Professionals to expand its footprint within the Northeast Region.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News

Life Insurance And Pensions

Hannover Re acquires Lloyd's syndicate Argenta
Hannover Re has completed the acquisition of UK-based Argenta, which owns the companies Argenta Syndicate Management and Argenta Private Capital along with a pro rata share of the Lloyd’s syndicate Argenta Syndicate 2121.
Reinsurance > News
Aviva to sell Friends Provident to RL360 for £340m
By IBR Staff Writer
Aviva has agreed to divest its pensions business Friends Provident International (FPIL) to RL360 Holding for around £340m.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News

Intermediaries

Howden acquires specialist broker Sterling Knight
By IBR Staff Writer
Hyperion Insurance’s retail broking unit Howden has purchased Singapore-based insurance brokerage firm Sterling Knight.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News
Willis Towers Watson buys 49% stake in India-based Almondz Insurance Brokers
Willis Towers Watson has purchased a 49% stake in Almondz Insurance Brokers in India.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News

Reinsurance

UK unveils new rules for Insurance Linked Securities
By IBR Staff Writer
The UK government has introduced new rules for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) in a move to sustain the global competitiveness of the country’s reinsurance market.
Reinsurance > News
Hannover Re acquires Lloyd's syndicate Argenta
Hannover Re has completed the acquisition of UK-based Argenta, which owns the companies Argenta Syndicate Management and Argenta Private Capital along with a pro rata share of the Lloyd’s syndicate Argenta Syndicate 2121.
Reinsurance > News

Technology

Willis Towers Watson launches virtual workspace for insurers
Willis Towers Watson has introduced a virtual, actuarial workspace, dubbed vPlace, to address the insurance industry’s need to cut down on IT infrastructure costs.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Octo Telematics introduces new IoT insurance platform
By IBR Staff Writer
London-based Octo Telematics has launched a new Internet of Things (IoT) insurance platform with an investment of over $40m for the auto insurance market.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News

Regulatory & Risk

Willis Towers Watson launches virtual workspace for insurers
Willis Towers Watson has introduced a virtual, actuarial workspace, dubbed vPlace, to address the insurance industry’s need to cut down on IT infrastructure costs.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Octo Telematics introduces new IoT insurance platform
By IBR Staff Writer
London-based Octo Telematics has launched a new Internet of Things (IoT) insurance platform with an investment of over $40m for the auto insurance market.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News