HDI Global UK, the industrial insurer of the Talanx group, has hired Allianz's Jon Bartlett as director of property to bolster its property underwriting lines and drive international business.
UK insurtech firm iXledger has launched a blockchain insurance product in partnership with a London-based broker operating in the international specialty insurance markets.
Insurance broker Brown & Brown has acquired the assets of Coffman-Standridge CSI Insurance, an Arkansas-based provider of property and casualty insurance products.
Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has entered into a partnership with NTT DATA UK to develop robotics services.
Comprehensive car insurance premiums in the UK have again fallen during the second quarter of 2018, with UK motorists now paying £752 on average, 11 percent less than they were paying this time last year, according to the latest Confused.com Car Insurance Price Index in association with Willis Towers Watson.
Zurich Insurance has appointed Enrico Bertagna to the new role of head of managing general agents (MGA) network for commercial insurance.
The re/insurance industry has offered a mixed reaction to the publication of the UK Government's white paper on Brexit this week, with some commentators calling it a step in the right direction but others stressing that it does not resolve the key issue of contract continuity and doubt remains as to whether UK insurers will remain licenced to pay claims in a few EU countries without an agreement in place.
Japan is enduring the deadliest natural catastrophe to hit the country since the 2011 Tohoku earthquake in the form of flooding, which is the worst since 1982.
Bermuda-based specialist re/insurer Ascot Group has poached a US marine team from Navigators Group and launched a new US marine business on the back of this.
Property/casualty insurer Chubb has appointed Annmarie Camp as head of its European personal risk services division, based in London.