The insurance industry is currently meeting its hiring needs, but is having a challenging time attracting younger agents.
Lloyd’s insurer Canopius Group drove strong growth at its parent company, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa, in the first quarter of the financial year.
Berkshire Hathaway reported a fall in its operating earnings in the second quarter of 2015, while its insurance underwriting operations sank to a net loss.
Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh, has acquired employee benefits insurance firm Tequesta Insurance Advisors.
If UK-based insurer RSA were to be acquired by Zurich there would be significant opportunities and very little negatives for both parties.
Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis, has unveiled a number of leadership appointments to its global executive committee.
Arthur J Gallagher (AJG) International, the UK-based international brokerage division of AJG, has unveiled plans to acquire a controlling stake in Colombian retail insurance broker Guianza.
XL Group, the parent company of the newly-formed XL Catlin, has unveiled a $1 billion share buyback programme.
Economic losses stemming from Typhoon Chan-hom have totalled $1.6 billion, with China taking the brunt of the impact as losses hit Rmb9.1 billion ($1.5 billion).
XL Group, the parent company of the newly-formed XL Catlin, has boosted its board with the appointment of Claus-Michael Dill as a director.