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JLT Re Partners with KatRisk to Expand Modeling Capability in Canada

JLT Re, the London-based reinsurance broker and consultancy, has combined forces with flood modeling company, KatRisk, to enhance its flood risk modeling capabilities for clients across Canada. Berkeley, Calif.-based KatRisk’s suite of flood risk modeling tools includes both flood inundation …

Young Insurance Agents: Tell Us What You Think

Are you a young insurance agent, 40 years old or younger? Do you know a young insurance agent? Insurance Journal is searching for young insurance agents to participate in this year’s Young Insurance Agents Opinion Survey. Tell us what you …

Weather Events in U.S., Australia Cost Insurers $1B+ in February: Aon

Insurers face claims of more than US$1.0 billion as a result of severe weather events in the U.S. and Australia during February, according to a report published by Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team. The report discussed the …

Willis Towers Watson Launches New Edition of Pricing Software, Radar 3.0 

Willis Towers Watson has launched Radar 3.0, the latest edition of its pricing software, which includes machine learning approaches for greater pricing sophistication. Building on the last major release of Radar in 2016, Radar 3.0 implements a wider range of …

Integro Announces Change in UK Operation’s Leadership

International insurance broker and risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers announced the departures of John Sutton and Toby Humphreys, who have guided Integro’s UK operation since the acquisition of their firm, Humphreys Haggas Sutton & Co., in 2005. The Integro …

Chile-Based Broker Lilienfeld Names Rossi as CEO, Succeeding Lilienfeld

Lilienfeld Corredores de Seguros has named Claudio Rossi as its next chief executive officer. He succeeds Renato Lilienfeld, who has been CEO since 1986. Lilienfeld will continue as chairman, working closely with Rossi to continue positioning the company as a …

Willis Towers Watson Completes Purchase of French Aviation Broker, OAAGC

Willis Towers Watson has concluded its negotiations with OAAGC, the French aviation brokerage, and has now completed the acquisition of its team and book of business. Willis Towers Watson said the deal makes it the leading aviation broker in France. …

BGC Partners Buys Lloyd’s Broker Besso Insurance

BGC Partners Inc., a London and New York-based broker serving the financial and real estate markets, announced it has completed the acquisition of Besso Insurance Group Ltd., an independent Lloyd’s of London insurance broker specializing in property, casualty, marine, aviation, professional and …

Gallagher Buys Australia’s Ace IRM Insurance Broking Group

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Ace IRM Insurance Broking Group, located in Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1981, Ace IRM Insurance Broking Group (Ace IRM) is a …

Canadian Broker Network Names Robinson as Chairman, Succeeding Miller

Canadian Broker Network (CBN), Canada’s network of independent insurance brokers, has appointed Mike Robinson, president and CEO, PBL Insurance Ltd., as chairman. Robinson succeeds Tim Miller, president of Capri Insurance Services, who has been CBN chairman for the past three …