Reinsurance News


SME division launched within AmWINS’ London MGA, dual appointments made

12th June 2018

Speciality insurer AmWINS Group has announced the launch of an SME division within its London-based MGA Unicorn Underwriting. The launch signals the appointments of Kevin Hawkins as U.K. SME Underwriting Director and Richard Ellis as U.K. SME Pricing Director, effective immediately. Alongside the previously available unoccupied residential and commercial property policies Unicorn ... Read the full article

Purviance succeeds DeCarlo as CEO of AmWINS

1st May 2018

AmWINS Group has confirmed that Scott M. Purviance has succeeded M. Steven DeCarlo as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. The leadership change, which was first announced in January 2018, will see Purviance continue to build AmWINS' focus on growth, diversification, and technology. Most recently, Purviance served as the ... Read the full article

AmWINS reveals new CEO & leadership changes

17th January 2018

AmWINS Group, Inc. has announced the appointment of Scott M. Purviance as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing M. Steven DeCarlo, effective May 1st, 2018. Currently the firm's Chief Operating Officer (COO), Purviance has been part of the AmWINS leadership team since 2001, and served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from ... Read the full article

AmWINS to acquire personal lines specialty MGA Seacoast Brokers

3rd January 2018

Specialty insurer AmWINS Group has reached an agreement to acquire personal lines specialty MGA Seacoast Brokers, LLC, with the transaction due to close following regulatory approval. Steven DeCarlo, Chief Executive Officer of AmWINS, said; “the addition of Seacoast to our AmWINS Access division significantly increases our personal lines products and services. “Seacoast’s ... Read the full article

AmWINS expands with Partners acquisition

20th April 2017

AmWINS Group and Partners Specialty Group, are set to merge to form a single U.S. -based specialty insurance broking giant, with a global operating spectrum of $14 billion of combined annual premiums and 4,100 employees across 12 countries. Partners will join AmWINS' Brokerage Division, expanding the firm's broking capacity with its expertise ... Read the full article