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Berkshire’s Columbia Insurance to invest $303m in Home Capital
By IBR Staff Writer
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, through its subsidiary Columbia Insurance, has agreed to invest about C$400m ($302.8m) for a 38.39% stake in Home Capital Group.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
Wawanesa Mutual Insurance deploys Guidewire systems
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance has deployed Guidewire Software's systems for rating, underwriting, policy administration, and billing management.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Chaucer launches new company in Ireland to write international specialty business
Specialist insurance group Chaucer announces that the Central Bank of Ireland has approved the formation of a Dublin-based company that will do business under the name of Chaucer Dublin to write international specialty insurance and reinsurance business.
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HDI Global opens new office in Switzerland
By IBR Staff Writer
European industrial insurer HDI Global has opened a new office in Berne which is the company's third location in Switzerland.
General Insurance > Commercial lines > News
FCA seeks feedback on consumer access to insurance
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is asking for views and evidence of the challenges faced by companies in offering travel insurance for consumers who have, or have had, cancer, and the challenges faced by these consumers in accessing insurance.
General Insurance > Personal Lines > News
Brown & Brown makes two acquisitions
By IBR Staff Writer
Insurance intermediary Brown & Brown has acquired a majority of all the assets of Tennessee-based Spann Insurance for an undisclosed price.
Intermediaries > Brokerage > News
TrueMotion, LexisNexis Risk form telematics alliance
LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a provider of data and analytics in insurance telematics, has formed a new alliance with TrueMotion to offer insurers greater flexibility and consumer-focused UBI programs.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Cinven’s acquisition of Eurovita gets EC approval
By IBR Staff Writer
Cinven Capital Management (V) General Partner Limited of Guernsey has secured approval from the European Commission (EC) to acquire Italian life insurance firm Eurovita Assicurazioni.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News
Bitfury, Risk Cooperative to drive blockchain applications in insurance market
The Bitfury Group and risk and insurance advisory firm Risk Cooperative have partnered to drive blockchain applications in the insurance intermediation market.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
AIG uses blockchain for smart insurance policy
By IBR Staff Writer
American International Group (AIG), IBM, Standard Chartered Bank have successfully piloted what they say is the first multinational, smart contract based insurance policy using blockchain distributed ledger technology.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Chubb inaugurates new office in Reading
Chubb has opened a new office in Reading, Berkshire, and made two key appointments to the local team, as it continues to invest in expanding its local presence in the UK and Ireland to support brokers and their clients.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News
Insurtech startup SURE raises $8m in funding
SURE, the insurtech startup that provides on-demand personal insurance through an app, has closed an $8m Series A funding round led by IA Capital with participation from Menlo Ventures, FF Venture Capital, Nationwide Ventures, Assurant and AmTrust.
Technology > Technology in Insurance > News
Neon to acquire MGA Sapphire Underwriters
By IBR Staff Writer
London-based specialist insurance firm Neon Underwriting has agreed to acquire managing general agent (MGA) Sapphire Underwriters from Heritage Group.
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Singapore Life secures license to operate as direct life insurer
By IBR Staff Writer
Singapore Life has secured license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) operate as a fully licensed direct life insurer.
Life Insurance & Pensions > News
Annexus forms distribution partnership with Highland Capital Brokerage
Annexus, a designer of fixed indexed annuities and indexed universal life insurance (IUL), has forged a new distribution partnership with Highland Capital Brokerage.
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