Sagicor buys Byrne

Sagicor Syndicate Holdings, acquired Byrne & Stacey Underwriting. Its parent, Caribbean financial services group Sagicor, recently acquired the Gerling at Lloyd’s Group, which was the principal capital provider for Byrne & Stacey. First published 5 October

Oxygen protected cells

Oxygen Insurance Brokers launched a self-insurance facility for UK businesses and professional practices in conjunction with Close Wealth Management Group. Individual protected cells will be set up within a Guernsey-based protected cell company. First published 5 October