Broker Willis and professional services company Towers Watson are set to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction.
Broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) has appointed Steve Hearn as group chief executive officer (CEO).
Hong Kong-based reinsurer Peak Re has appointed Eckart Roth as chief risk officer, from July 1, 2015.
Dual, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has entered the Central and Eastern European (CEE) market with the launch of a new operation, Dual Polska.
Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) has completed an agreement to provide additional longevity risk protection and capital benefit on reserves of around €12 billion to Delta Lloyd.
Lloyd’s underwriter Marketform has appointed Astrid O’Reilly as its first mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance underwriter.
Bermuda-based Maiden Holdings has unveiled plans to sell its inactive subsidiary Maiden Specialty Insurance Company to Clear Blue Financial.
Insurer Beazley has strengthened its crime and fidelity bond underwriting team with the appointment of Michael Kontonotas in New York.
Broker Integro has appointed Ben Rubin as a principal and head of mergers & acquisitions (M&A), based in Chicago.
Legislation has been introduced by Oregon Senator Ron Wyden to counter offshore tax avoidance by US hedge fund reinsurers.