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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

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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

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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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BGC completes Ed acquisition

Ed chief executive Steve Hearn will head up the group’s insurance division, which also includes Besso

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McLarens Aviation announces new MD as Minett retires

Minett retires after 27 years at McLaren’s, and 43 year in the insurance industry

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Brightside’s MGA Kitsune finally launches

The insurance broker planned to launch in September 2017 but was held back due to the changes in the Ogden rate

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Ex-Catlin pair plan new Lloyd's product, sparking overcapacity fears

Hull rates have been hardening following a difficult year

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China Re completes $950m Chaucer deal

China Re plans to transfer it’s Lloyd’s syndicate to Chaucer’s managing agency

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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

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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

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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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