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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

Lloyd's underwriters consolidation

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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Lloyd’s to levy members to pay for new Brussels unit

Premium content: New Brussels unit cost is ‘modest’, says finance chief

motor insurer to shrink fleet business

Low rates spark motor insurer to shrink fleet business

Premium content: Growth in claims inflation has driven motor insurer to shrink fleet business

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Hiscox retail staff lavished with praise for stellar results

Premium content: Respected city analyst singles out Hiscox retail as the star performers of the company

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Citynet acquires wholesale business of Lloyd's broker

Staff are moving to Citynet as part of the deal

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Ratings agency delivers negative 2019 sector outlook for UK general insurers

Fitch’s assessment of the year ahead suggests home and motor markets could have a particularly difficult year


One week left for SMCR conversion notifications warns FCA

Insurers will have until midnight on the 2 December to submit a conversion notification

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Four more insurers sign up for Women in Finance Charter

The new signatories take the number of those signed up to 300

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