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Canopius partners with property AI start-up Arturo

New property analysis capability to be integrated into Canopius to aid in pricing

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Gallagher Bassett expands London market presence with acquisition

Gallagher subsidiary picks up assets of Welsh claims management firm


RSA keeping future of London commercial business under review

RSA chief executive Stephen Hester says remaining London commercial business “will stay under careful review”

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RSA returns UK personal lines to profit at expense of premium

RSA takes a disciplined approach to personal lines pricing, resulting in a return to underwriting profit


Arch acquires Lloyd’s insurer Barbican

Arch builds its presence at Lloyd’s with Barbican deal

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Lloyd’s broker Paragon bought by Australian insurance group

The deal will take PSC’s controlled premium at Lloyd’s to around £500m

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Lloyd’s raises electronic placement targets for syndicates

Syndicates are expected to place the majority of their business through an electronic placement system, with the target amount increasing up to the end of the year

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Lloyd’s delays launch of new modernised platform until 2020

John Neal says that the insurance industry cannot wait until 2023 for “The Future of Lloyd’s” to have an impact


Lloyd’s transformation strategy continues as £53m emerging risks facility launched

Facility gives Lloyd’s underwriters scope to experiment with new risks

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Catlin and Brand detail recipe for success with Convex

Stephen Catlin and Paul Brand are back and making waves already with their new start-up venture Convex. Insurance Times spoke with the pair to discuss why they are getting back in the game and why they have a specific advantage over rival insurers

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Hiscox bosses reveal where rates are rising in retail and London market businesses

Hiscox chief executive Bronek Masojada says the Lloyd’s market is in a better position than it has been for some time after rate rises


Egan sees ‘early shades of growth’ at RSA as new regional broker business shoots up

After a period of shrinking UK premium to restore profitability, chief executive Scott Egan sees signs of green shoots in the broker channel


Irish leisure market’s insurance crisis with jobs threatened. Is UK next?

Brokers give their views on the challenges faced by the UK leisure insurance sector and how they compare to those in Ireland

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