Lloyd's third-party managing agent Asta has appointed Laura McMaster as deputy chief actuary, reporting to chief actuary Richard Barke.
Insurtech Socotra has partnered with Berlin-based digital insurance startup Coya to build “advanced and differentiated insurance offerings”.
Eos Venture Partners, a specialist venture capital investor, is launching a new $100 million fund targeting early and growth stage insurtech ventures, which will allow insurers to invest in the insurtech sector indirectly and gain access to potentially transformative technology, Intelligent Insurer can reveal.
Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has invested $35 million in Southeast Asian mobile platform GO-JEK to become its sole international insurance shareholder.
Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed Lucien Mounier to head its Asia Pacific operations. He will relocate from Paris to Singapore for the new role.
EPIC Holdings, which operates retail insurance broker EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, has appointed Steve Denton as president, reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn.
Brown & Brown Insurance Agency of Georgia, a subsidiary of insurance broker Brown & Brown, has acquired Manning & Nozick Insurance Agency.
Specialist re/insurer Beazley has appointed Martin Fricke as its new head of treaty in the company's Munich office, reporting to Patrick Hartigan, team leader of treaty business.
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings' (R&Q's) subsidiary Accredited Surety & Casualty Company has closed a programme underwriting partnership with independent insurance managing general agent (MGA) and wholesaler American Team Managers (ATM).
Australia-based QBE Insurance Group is replacing its group chief financial officer (CFO) Michael Ford who has assumed the role only in September 2017.