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Brexit decreasing M&A appetite, say insurance leaders

M&A remains a critical growth strategy but due to customers’ expectations evolving the industry must keep up

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Home disruptor agrees “big data” partnership with insurtech WhenFresh

The insurtech brings together two billion data items for UK properties

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Mazuma mobile chooses insurance partner for its new sales platform

Mazuma partners with insurance company after launching its own gadget store

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Big data platform provider eyes fleet insurance overhaul with partnership

Partnership with connected camera fleet firm looks to allow fleet operators to benefit from telematics data

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Markerstudy buys Smart Driver Club Insurance

Smart Driver Club Group will continue to serve as a data services supplier for the business when it joins up with Markerstudy

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More than one new insurance business registered everyday last year

Over two thirds of UK insurance businesses active today were incorporated in the 21st century, analysis shows

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​Insurance2025 debate: Who will win the distribution battle - incumbents or insurtechs?

Incumbents have the expertise and the capital, but the pace of technological change means it is highly like that new ecosystems will emerge. Which stakeholder will dominate distribution?

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Insurance2025 debate: Will there be an ‘Uber moment’ for insurtechs?

The panel at Insurance2025 went head to head in an explosive debate on the subject whether there will be an ’Uber moment’ for the insurtech sector

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CLS: the £350m MGA looking to ‘grow by 40% in two years’ through broker partnerships

The Munich Re-backed MGA looks to grow its broker book to grow the business “by 40% in the next two years.”

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Markel working to further improve response time following four-star e-trade rating

Markel hopes that recent reorganisation will further help improve broker response times

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Copart outlines potential post-Brexit salvage opportunities

Copart’s UK MD says a global client base is essential for sustainability and opportunity beyond 31 October, and how it can benefit its insurer and broker partners

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Five Star Fast Trade looking to extend lead at the top

Aviva’s Fast Trade picked up Five Stars in the Insurance Times 2019 eTrading Survey, but that does not mean the insurer is resting on its laurels

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