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Euler Hermes names new CEO for UK and Ireland operations
Credit insurer Euler Hermes has appointed Milo Bogaerts as CEO of its UK and Ireland operations, effective 1 April 2017, subject to regulatory approval.
Aegon reports 27% increase in Q4 net underlying revenue
By IBR Staff Writer
Dutch insurance company Aegon has reported a 27% increase in net underlying revenue before tax to €554m for the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to €435m for the same period in 2015.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News
Guidewire Software acquires ISCS
Guidewire Software has closed its previously announced acquisition of ISCS.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Sapiens to buy StoneRiver for $102m
Sapiens International has agreed to acquire privately held StoneRiver for nearly $102m in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
Reinsurance > News
Aetna, Humana terminate $37bn merger deal
By IBR Staff Writer
American health insurers Humana and Aetna have mutually terminated their merger agreement after a US federal judge blocked the proposed $37bn deal last month on antitrust grounds.
General Insurance > Personal Lines > News
Deloitte, Zurich Insurance partner to help customers protect from cyber related risks
Deloitte and Zurich North America (Zurich) are partnering to deliver services for their customers to help them better understand and protect themselves from cyber associated risks.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Cigna terminates $54bn merger deal with Anthem
By IBR Staff Writer
Cigna is scrapping its plan to merge with rival Anthem, and is suing insurer for $13bn in damages because the agreement did not secure approval.
General Insurance > Personal Lines > News
D2C channel cited as having growth prospects over next 12 months
According to the Global Insurance Industry Survey, conducted by Timetric in May 2016, direct-to-consumer (D2C) was a channel cited as having significant growth prospects over the next 12 months.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Former AIG CEO agrees to pay $9m to settle accounting fraud case
By IBR Staff Writer
Maurice Hank Greenberg, the former CEO of American International Group, has agreed to pay $9m to settle a 12-year-old accounting fraud case.
Reinsurance > News
Harbor Group buys Jensen Insurance
Harbor Group Consulting has acquired Jensen Insurance Solutions, a provider of insurance due diligence and risk management services for lenders and equity partners.
Aon to divest benefits administration and HR BPO platform to Blackstone for $4.8bn
By IBR Staff Writer
UK based global insurance broker Aon has agreed to divest its benefits administration and HR Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) platform to American private equity firm Blackstone for around $4.8bn.
Talbot Underwriting launches three enhanced Lloyd’s led terror facilities
Validus' subsidiary Talbot Underwriting has launched three enhanced Lloyd’s led terror facilities in the Singapore, Latin American and Dubai markets.
US federal judge blocks $54bn Anthem-Cigna health insurance merger
By IBR Staff Writer
A US federal judge blocked health insurer Anthem from acquiring its rival Cigna, saying that the merger would result in higher costs and less competition.
General Insurance > Personal Lines > News

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Analytics in Insurance Fraud: The Fight Before the Claim By FC Business Intelligence
According to a survey by FC Business Intelligence of over 100 insurance professionals for the Insurance Fraud Survey 2015, 33% agreed that sales teams should be more engaged in fraud detection and that application fraud was flying under the radar. Despite 67% of insurers listing fraud before the claim as one of the key priorities in their organisation, only 22% felt that they were successfully dealing with it. Stopping fraud at the front line is proving a challenge for insurers. With a growing number of industry bodies such as the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) holding data on proven fraudsters, there is a facility to reconcile data that automatically excludes habitual offenders, but this is still only a small portion of the threat posed to the industry.... White Papers Eclipse for Carriers, Brokers & MGAs By Sequel Business Solutions
MARKEL: "Sequel have delivered what they promised. They’re helping us achieve our major business transformation milestones with their software and supporting expertise. Sequel understand the market and our business - and their ability to deliver to timescale has been clearly demonstrated."... Reinsurance > White Papers It’s Imperative: A Data Governance Primer for Solvency II and Beyond By DataFlux
“Solvency II is the most sweeping regulatory change that people now working in the insurance industry have ever experienced and the key to compliance will be high quality data, which is essential for appropriate risk modeling.” —Kathleen Dugan, EMEA Product Manager, Northern Trust ... White Papers Achieving Measurable Gains by Automating Claims Processing By Kofax
Moving to a fully automated process is a goal for claims processing of nearly all insurance executives. Companies are at various levels of automation and often do not have an appropriate strategy to achieve higher levels of automation. This white paper identifies seven levels of claims automation and provides a roadmap that can be followed to enhance claims processing. This straightforward approach can be used to increase the likelihood of successful automation. Download this free white paper from Kofax to find out more.... White Papers Customer Centricity: The Key to Success in Retail Banking By Kofax
The economic slowdown has forced many banks to redirect their focus to retail banking and reinvent themselves as customer-centric organizations. But many institutions still use legacy infrastructures and processes that hinder necessary readjustments, in particular with regard to information exchange and customer communication. This white paper explains how these difficulties can be overcome, and how banks and financial institutions can reengineer core IT and business processes to support their business objectives. Download this free white paper from Kofax to find out more.... White Papers See more
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