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Talanx to acquire Liberty Mutual’s Turkish non-life insurer

24th January 2018

The parent company of reinsurance giant Hannover Re, Talanx Group, has agreed to acquire 99.4% of the shares in Liberty Sigorta A.S., Liberty Mutual Group's Turkish non-life subsidiary. The transaction enables Talanx to strengthen its presence in the Turkish marketplace, which is one of its core markets, and is expected to close ... Read the full article

LSM names Renske Franke-le-Clercq as Head of European Commercial & Specialty Claims

12th January 2018

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has named Renske Franken-le-Clercq as Head of European Claims for Commercial and Specialty business. Based in The Hague, Renske will join LSM’s claims leadership team reporting to Mike Gillett, Head of Claims for LSM, and to Kadidja Sinz, Head of Europe ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets to move insurance headquarters to Luxembourg

11th December 2017

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), has revealed plans to move its insurance headquarters from the UK to Luxembourg, while maintaining a substantial London presence through a UK branch. LSM said the decision was taken in preference to setting up a separate insurance company. LSM’s President & Managing Director Matthew Moore, said; “the structure that ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets appoints Bas Wijnhoven to Senior Underwriter

28th November 2017

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Bas Wijnhoven to the new role of Senior Underwriter to lead the Directors & Officers (D&O) and Crime segment for the Netherlands. Based in The Hague, he will report to Jona Alblas, Manager of the D&O/FI department. Wijnhoven will lead the development of the commercial D&O ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Beechey in Global Financial Risks

24th November 2017

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), the London underwriting centre of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has promoted Andrew Beechey to a new role of Head of Underwriting and Strategic Development for its Global Financial Risks business. Beechey is currently based in Singapore for LSM, as Head of Global Financial Risks for the Asia Pacific ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty launches new project finance offering

15th November 2017

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of global insurer and reinsurer Liberty Mutual Insurance, has announced the launch of a new project finance offering as part of its Global Financial Risks (GFR) suite of solutions. Liberty's GFR team, which is led by Senior Underwriter, Sam Wilde, has expanded its coverage to ... Read the full article

Bruce Love joins Liberty Specialty’s Casualty Treaty division from Munich Re

6th November 2017

Liberty Mutual Insurance subsidiary, Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), has announced the hiring of Bruce Love from Munich Re as Director, Assumed Reinsurance, Casualty Treaty, based in the firm's Stamford, Connecticut office. Love will report to Thomas Greene, the company's Head of Casualty, Reinsurance, and will have responsibility for production, underwriting and ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty hires Jennie Beard as Senior Underwriter

2nd November 2017

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has appointed Jennie Beard, who joins from Sompo Canopius, to Senior Underwriter of War and Terrorism. Based in LSM’s London headquarters, she will report to Paul Beattie, Underwriting Manager of War & Terrorism. Michael Burle, LSM’s Head of Marine, welcomed Beard to ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty announces four senior appointments

27th September 2017

Liberty Mutual Insurance subsidiary, Liberty Specialty Markets, has announced four new senior additions, subject to regulatory approval. Phil Hobbs has been named Deputy Managing Director, and Dieter Winkel has been appointed President Liberty Mutual Reinsurance (assumed reinsurance). Furthermore, Chris Short has been named Chief Actuary, while Peter Smith has been appointed Executive ... Read the full article

José Ospina promoted to Liberty SM LatAm Reinsurance Regional Manager

25th September 2017

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has promoted the former LSM General Manager for Columbia José Ernesto Ospina to the newly-created role of LatAm Reinsurance Regional Manager as part of the firm's revamp of its Latin American treaty reinsurance strategy. In his new role, Ospina will report to Kirk Maddern, LSM's Group COO ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual names Greg Cunningham EVP, National Insurance Property

21st September 2017

Liberty Mutual Insurance has announced the appointment of Gregg Cunningham as Executive Vice President (EVP), National Insurance and General Manager, National Insurance Property. Cunningham brings more than 25 years of experience in the commercial insurance space, and will lead the segment of Liberty Mutual Insurance that offers a full-range of property ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty enters Netherlands Fine Art & Specie market with underwriting hire

4th August 2017

Subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), has announced the appointment of Paul Seip as Senior Underwriter, Fine Art & Specie, signalling the firm's entry into the business line in the Netherlands. Seip will undertake his new role from August 1st, 2017 and will be based in the ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual announces Jessica Dekermanji as CUO, Dedicated Energy Vertical

25th May 2017

Liberty Mutual has announced the appointment of Jessica Dekermanji to National Insurance Specialty Energy unit Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO). In her new role, Dekermanji will head up a team focused on growing the firm's energy product solutions and integrating new technologies to improve clients' cost and efficiency in ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual to combine LIU U.S. & Ironshore’s specialty U.S. operations

5th May 2017

Liberty Mutual Insurance (LMI) has revealed that following the completion of its takeover of Ironshore from Fosun International, Liberty International Underwriters' (LIU) existing U.S. business will combine with Ironshore's U.S. specialty lines business under the Ironshore brand. Based on 2016 direct written premiums, the combination of the two units under the ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual completes specialty insurer Ironshore acquisition

2nd May 2017

Liberty Mutual Insurance - one of the largest property and casualty insurer's in the U.S. - has announced the completion of its acquisition of global specialty insurer Ironshore. Liberty purchased the firm from Fosun International for $2.935 billion after receiving regulatory approvals. The transaction took place under the guidance of Barclays Capital as financial ... Read the full article

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