Oxygen’s property launch

Oxygen Insurance Managers launched a UK and Ireland property business, to be headed by Richard Wise, the former managing director of Alec Finch. The business, which will work in the Lloyd's market, will be led by Hardy Syndicate 382.

First published 3 August

Highway exits Lloyd’s

Highway Insurance Holdings obtained court approval for the transfer of the business of Syndicates 37 and 2037 to Highway Insurance Company, effective from

2 August. Andrew Gibson, group chief executive of Highway, said: “The transfer satisfactorily completes Highway’s exit from Lloyd’s.”

First published 1 August

MMA enhances product

MMA Insurance announced a series of enhancements to its property owners’ product portfolio. The move is part of MMA’s strategy to grow its residential and commercial landlords business.

First published 2 August

Colemont’s Poland move Colemont Global Group opened an office in Warsaw, Colemont Polska. It will offer a full range of insurance services for all major product lines.

First published 3 August

Halifax appoints GAB

GAB Robins was appointed by Halifax General Insurance Services to provide subsi-dence expertise. GAB Robins will co-ordinate subsidence overflow work for Halifax from its Romford centre.

First published 1 August

Cancer compensation plea

Thompsons Solicitors called on the government to increase the amount of compensation for bereave-ment to the families of asbestos cancer victims in England and Wales.

First published 2 August