XL Group has appointed Mike Smith as Southeast regional underwriting leader in its North America property insurance business.
Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has appointed Will Curtis as claims risk manager within its UK general insurance business.
ACE Group has strengthened its EMEA accident and health (A&H) team with two appointments.
RenaissanceRe has agreed to acquire fellow Bermudian Platinum Underwriters for $1.9 billion.
One of the largest and oldest title insurance underwriters in America has made Florida its new company home.
Dieter Wemmer, the chief financial officer of Allianz Group, has been elected chairman of the economic & finance (EcoFin) committee of Insurance Europe.
Specialist Lloyd's broker, Direct Insurance Group, has launched a managing general agency (MGA) and has hired Tony Lawrence to head it.
China Reinsurance has received approval from Lloyd's to transform its existing special purpose syndicate into a stand-alone syndicate.
Private equity firm LeapFrog Investments has acquired a majority stake in East African general insurer Resolution Insurance for KSh1.68 billion ($18.7 million).
Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund, the reinsurance fund managed by Montpelier Re subsidiary Blue Capital Management, has published a prospectus and provided the timetable for the first placing under a new programme.