Financial Analysis

M&A push

Analysis: Where will M&A hungry global brokers look next?

As Aon and Gallagher talk up their M&A ambition Insurance Times assesses where the global brokers will be looking

Gender diversity

Salary Survey: See where your firm ranks on women's pay

The average insurance industry pay gap between the genders has worsened over the past 12 months. Insurance Times analysis ranks 34 brokers and 42 insurers and assesses whether they are paying women more or less than last year

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Peter Blanc: No limit to size of acquisitions with Goldman Sachs backing

Aston Lark chief executive Peter Blanc opens up on the private equity deal with Goldman Sachs

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Briefing: What new boss McMillan must do to fix esure

McMillan has been given a golden opportunity at esure - although there is much work to do


McKenzie Friends: Should they stay or should they go?

Lawyers and MPs have called for the ban of McKenzie Friends and the charging for their advice. Are they right?

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Underwriters battling to restore profitability in the hardening construction PI sector

Underwriters say prices must continue to rise in the challenging construction professional indemnity sector if heavier risks are to become more appetising


Cyber is a reputational disaster waiting to happen - Mactavish CEO

Mactavish chief executive predicts a world where the reputation of cyber insurance “gets worse” if the placement remains “not good enough”

FSCS levy

Analysis: With premium finance commissions under FCA threat, are brokers doing anything wrong?

As the FCA continues to investigate general insurance, brokers have argued they are acting responsibly in what they charge consumers for premium credit

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Briefing: Where next for Ardonagh?

Insurance Times looks at what Ardonagh will need to achieve moving forward off the back of its improved 2018 results

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AIG boss pockets multi-million pay package despite shareholder resistance

Shareholders approve package for Brian Duperreault

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Hotel owner sentenced for £400k fraud attempt

Hotel owner claimed disability benefits as well as income protection from Aviva, saying he couldn’t work due to depression


Ardonagh receives boost as investors value business at £1.9bn

David Ross-led business gets welcome valuation as backers increase equity stake

Gibraltar insurer Elite

Gibraltar insurer applies for liquidation

Insurer submits application to the Supreme Court of Gibraltar to appoint an Official Receiver and place the business into liquidation

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