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Lloyd's clampdown could see capacity crunch

Reduced capacity could mean there is less reason to write under-priced, loss-making business

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DWIC 2019: The Takaful challenge - 'Even some people who work in it don’t know what it does'

The Takaful and Re/Takaful sector has an image problem and general lack of awareness about what it can do, according to speakers at DWIC 2019

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Integro prepares for UK push as it completes Tysers rebrand

Rebrand follows a deal in December to sell its US business and concentrate on the UK market


Ed set for management reshuffle and acquisitions after BGC deal

Ed chief executive Steve Hearn will take up a new role with BGC Partners once the group completes its acquisition of Ed

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​Briefing: Scor is a terrible fit for acquisition-hungry Covea

Content director Saxon East explains why a Covea takeover of Scor just wouldn’t work out well

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Briefing: Why JLT reached the end of the road and sold to Marsh

Willis was a big opportunity for JLT, but it slipped by the wayside

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UK insurer in £1m legal battle against Lloyd’s broker

A UK insurer has filed a winding-up petition against a Lloyd’s broker it accuses of negligence after the broker failed to honour a default judgement and pay out almost £1m

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Lancashire, Hiscox, Beazley - who next for Lloyd's M&A? Analysis

Lloyd’s underwriters consolidation is set to continue as the number of listed insurers on the market falls to three

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Dominic Burke: JLT planning acquisitions and organic boost

Premium content: Company will continue to focus on bolt-on acquisitions, JLT chief Dominic Burke says

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Interview: Inga Beale aims to get it right first time

Lloyd’s chief executive Dame Inga Beale talks to Samera Owusu Tutu, editor of our sister publication, Global Reinsurance

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AJ Gallagher accuses David Ross of ‘seeking revenge’ during poaching trial

Yesterday saw the first day of the trial where Arthur J Gallagher accuses Ardonagh of tactically poaching four employees

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Chinese insurer to tap Lloyd's market - sources

The move comes after Lloyd’s management discussed the potential establishment of a syndicate with the insurer during a recent trip to China


Canopius to become top five Lloyd's player with acquisition of AmTrust book

The transaction will see AmTrust end its direct interest in Lloyd’s although it does take a double digit minority stake in Canopius through the deal


Lloyd's in line for £1.6bn policy amid F1 insurance shake up

Lloyd’s of London to benefit as Formula 1 firms look to ease insurance costs

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