Aviva chief’s denial

Aviva chief executive Andrew Moss has denied plans to sell off its general insurance operations. Moss said: “We believe the composite model is a fundamental strength of this group.”

CCV buys Crawford Davies

Cullum Capital Ventures has bought Worthing–based Crawford Davis. Chief executive Tim Johnson said: “This moves CCV to £70m, giving us presence in another area of the UK.”

Equity acquires Tuley Hall

Equity Insurance Group has continued its expansion with the acquisition of Chertsey broker Tuley Hall & Co, its 17th regional purchase since July 2006.