Hamilton Insurance Group News

Hamilton Completes Sportscover Acquisition; O’Donohoe is MGA CEO

The Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group has completed the acquisition of Sportscover Underwriting Limited, the Lloyd’s managing agent for Syndicate 3334, and Kinetic Insurance Brokers Limited, a Lloyd’s insurance broker. Hamilton also announced that former CEO of Torus’ International Operations, Dermot …

Global Insurers, Brokers Establish Micro Insurance Consortium

A group of global insurance companies and brokers took advantage of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to announce that they have established a micro insurance consortium and micro insurance venture incubator (MVI). Among the companies taking part in …

O’Donohoe Joins Hamilton Re to Lead Lloyd’s Syndicate Operations

The Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group, which operates P&C reinsurer Hamilton Re and the organization’s U.S. property casualty insurance operations Hamilton USA, announced that Dermot O’Donohoe, former CEO of Torus’ International Operations, has been appointed to lead the development of Hamilton’s …

Davis Johnson Appointed Chief Communications Officer at Hamilton Insurance

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company of property casualty reinsurer Hamilton Re and the organization’s U.S. property casualty insurance operations Hamilton USA, announced Wendy Davis Johnson has been appointed to the position of chief communications officer. Reporting to Hamilton …

Hamilton Insurance Plans to Acquire Sportscover Underwriting at Lloyd’s

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for property-casualty reinsurer Hamilton Re and insurer Hamilton USA, announced it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Sportscover Underwriting Limited, a Lloyd’s managing agent which manages Syndicate 3334, and Kinetic …

Hamilton Insurance Buys 2 TIG Insurance Units

Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd., the reinsurer that counts Sanford “Sandy” Weill as non-executive chairman, acquired two units from Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. as part of a push into primary coverage. Hamilton acquired Valiant Insurance and Valiant Specialty Insurance, …

Guy Carpenter’s Bufkin Joins Hamilton USA

Hamilton Insurance Group today announced that Barbara C. Bufkin will be joining its U.S. operations, Hamilton USA, as executive vice president, Business Development. Reporting to Hamilton USA CEO Conan Ward, Bufkin will be responsible for distribution, marketing and sales strategies, …

Hamilton Re Forms Agency Agreement with Iron-Starr

Bermuda-based Hamilton Re, the property casualty reinsurer of Hamilton Insurance Group, has announced the formation of an agency agreement with Iron-Starr Excess Agency Ltd., the managing general agency that underwrites on behalf of Ironshore Insurance Ltd. and Starr Insurance & …

Hamilton Insurance, Eyeing Acquisitions, Adds GCP Capital’s Deutsch

Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd., the reinsurer that counts Sanford “Sandy” Weill as its chairman, hired Bob Deutsch as chief strategy officer to lead an expansion that could include takeovers. Deutsch, a managing director at GCP Capital Partners Holdings LLC, will …

Weill, Former Citigroup Chief, Named Chairman of Cohen’s Former Reinsurer

Sanford “Sandy” Weill, the former head of Citigroup Inc., was named chairman of the board at Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd., which runs the reinsurer that hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen exited. “Sandy Weill is an icon in the financial …