Insurance Australia Group News

IAG Said to Consider Bidding for Wesfarmers Insurance Unit

Insurance Australia Group Ltd., the nation’s biggest car and home insurer, is studying a bid for Wesfarmers Ltd.’s insurance unit, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. IAG is in talks with Perth-based Wesfarmers about an acquisition of …

IAG Finalizes $4.86 Billion Reinsurance Program for 2012

Insurance Australia Group Limited announced that it has finalized its catastrophe reinsurance program for the period commencing January 1, 2012 with up to A$4.7 billion [US$4.86 billion] in coverage, compared to A$4.1 billion [US$4.24 billion] in 2011. “Our reinsurance program …

Insurance Australia Group to Acquire Stake in China’s Bohai Insurance

Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG) announced it has agreed to acquire a 20 percent strategic interest in China’s Bohai Property Insurance Pty Ltd., a general insurer IAG said it would pay RMB687.5 million (approximately A$100 million [US$104.3 million]) for the …