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Reinsurance mergers and acquisitions news, covering details of M&A transactions in the works and completed, between insurance, reinsurance and related companies.

India’s Edme Services to acquire Aditya Insurance Brokers from parent and Infocyber

29th March 2023

The sale of the entire stake of Aditya Birla Insurance Brokers Limited (ABIBL) to Edme Services Private Limited has been approved by the Board of Directors of its parent, Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL), subject to requisite approvals. Currently, ABCL along with its nominees hold a little more than 50% of ... Read the full article

AnaCap sells minority stake in MRH Trowe to TA Associates

27th March 2023

AnaCap Financial Partners has announced the sale of a minority stake in portfolio company MRH Trowe to TA Associates two and half years after its initial investment at a 4.3x money multiple. MRHT’s founding managers will remain the largest shareholder group post-transaction and will be backed by both AnaCap and TA ... Read the full article

NSM acquires Sequoia Re, IOA Re and Rockport MGUs from J.C. Flowers

21st March 2023

NSM Insurance Group has completed its acquisition of Sequoia Reinsurance Services, IOA Re and its divisions Rockport Benefits and Insurance Resources and Auditing Services, subsidiaries of ELMC Risk Solutions, a portfolio company of J.C. Flowers & Co. Bill McKernan, President of NSM Insurance Group, commented, "We're entrepreneurs at heart and we ... Read the full article

Honan expands NZ market share with acquisition of Certus Insurance Brokers

17th March 2023

Honan Insurance Group has boosted its service capability and reach in the New Zealand market through the acquisition of Certus Insurance Brokers (CIBNZ). According to Honan, the acquisition signifies its continued growth ambition and diversification into the New Zealand market, which saw national Gross Written Premiums totalling more than $7 billion ... Read the full article

Insurance group SRG buys Consort Insurance

16th March 2023

Insurance industry intermediary Specialist Risk Group (SRG) has announced the acquisition of mid-market commercial broker Consort Insurance. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will see Consort Managing Director Danny Harwood and his team join Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions (SRIS), led by Oliver Thorne who was named ist Managing Director ... Read the full article

IGI completes acquisition of Norwegian MGA Energy Insurance Oslo

15th March 2023

International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (IGI), has completed its acquisition of Norway-based managing general agency, Energy Insurance Oslo AS (EIO). The transaction was first announced in August last year, and was originally expected to close during Q322. IGI noted that the acquisition includes all outstanding shares of EIO. The entity, which ... Read the full article

Howden acquires Liechtenstein broker to continue European expansion

15th March 2023

International insurance broker Howden, has announced its acquisition of BWV Versicherungsbroker AG (BWV) in Liechtenstein, an independent broker with a portfolio of corporate and private clients. Trading as Howden Liechtenstein AG following completion of the acquisition, the business will be led by Felix Jenny, CEO of Howden Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein, ... Read the full article

Swiss Re sells German subsidiary Movingdots to Powerfleet

10th March 2023

Swiss Re has agreed to sell its Germany-based subsidiary Movingdots, a provider of insurance telematics and sustainable mobility solutions, to Powerfleet. Movingdots’ buyer is described as a global leader of Internet of Things (IoT) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that optimise the performance of mobile assets and resources to unify business operations. In partnership ... Read the full article

Hilb Group acquires Florida agency E/G

10th March 2023

The Hilb Group, a leading property and casualty (P&C) and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has acquired E/G of Florida. The acquisition of E/G of Florida plays a significant role in expanding the company's growing presence in the Southeast region, as well as building upon its P&C expertise. As part of the acquisition which ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re acquires WTW India treaty reinsurance operation

9th March 2023

Reinsurance broker Gallagher Re is set to expand its operations in India with the creation of a single treaty reinsurance team that will be led by Vinod Krishnan, following an agreement to acquire the treaty reinsurance broking operations of Willis Towers Watson India Insurance Brokers Private Limited (WTW India). The reinsurance ... Read the full article

Schofield & Cutts-Watson complete merger of RISCS & CWC

9th March 2023

Industry veterans Oliver Schofield and Malcolm Cutts-Watson, principles of Risk and Insurance Strategy Consultants (RISCS) and Cutts-Watson Consulting (CWC) have announced the completion of the merger of their respective businesses into the newly created RISCS CWC, effective immediately. Details of the merger were first announced in January 2023. Under the terms ... Read the full article

Strategic Risk Solutions acquires majority interest in Alpha Isle Services

9th March 2023

Strategic Risk Solutions has announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Alpha Isle Services,  a specialist medical stop loss claims administrator. Founded in 2021, AIS is led by Anne Trupiano, Robyn Eagan, and Nina Carrico. The buisness is headquartered in Massachusetts and operates nationwide. Following the acquisition, both Eagan ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re acquires London market binder broker, Bay Risk

6th March 2023

Reinsurance broker Gallagher Re, has announced that it has acquired the business and assets of Bay Risk Services Limited, a member of the Optio Group, for an undisclosed sum. Established in 2016 as a London-based, independent Lloyd’s broker, Bay Risk specialises in structuring and placing contracts of delegated underwriting authority and, ... Read the full article

Howden acquires entertainment broker Franz Gossler

6th March 2023

International insurance broker Howden has acquired Germany's Franz Gossler Insurance Group to bolster its position as a leading sport, film and entertainment broker in Europe. Franz Gossler Insurance Group was founded in 1970 and is an owner-managed company specialising in the field of entertainment, film, event and advertising insurance. The transaction was ... Read the full article

Global insurance M&A activity hits decade high in 2022: Clyde & Co

3rd March 2023

Global insurance mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity saw a 10-year high in 2022, though a marked downturn in H2 as economic pressures began to impact investor sentiment has left the outlook for 2023 somewhat mixed, says global law firm Clyde & Co. There were a total of 449 completed M&A worldwide ... Read the full article