Hiscox acquires art insurer
Hiscox acquired the renewal rights of Eriks Assuradeuren, a Dutch insurer specialising in commercial fine art. Eriks Assuradeuren, founded in 2003, focuses on insurance for museum, gallery and company collections. Hiscox said it expected its art and private clients business in the Netherlands to now grow by over 25%.

Tim Ablett joins PCP
Tim Ablett, former chief executive of FirstAssist Group, joined Project Consulting Partners (PCP) as a general insurance consultant .

Beazley non-profit policy
Beazley launched a management liability policy for non-profit organisations that includes an optional extension for event cancellation.

Swiftcover on Only panel
Aggregator website, only insurance.co.uk, added Swiftcover to its panel. It is the first direct writer to join the website which is set to be launched next month. Onlyinsurance.co.uk said it was in advanced talks with other direct writers wanting to join the site.

Guy Carpenter shake-up
Guy Carpenter announced a shake-up of its executive teams in North America, the UK and Europe. Nick Frankland was appointed as chief executive of UK operations.

JLT forms French firm
JLT has entered an agreement under which SIACI, its 32% owned French associate, will combine with Assurances et Conseils Saint-Honoré, an employee benefit services provider and specialist insurance broker. The agreement will see the two French companies trade as separate operating subsidiaries of a new holding company, Newstone Courtage.