Business Moves & Mergers News

EPIC Acquires The Capacity Group in New Jersey

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants has acquired the Capacity Group of Companies in Mahwah, N.J. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of EPIC, the firm will now operate as The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company, and …

XL Catlin and Startupbootcamp InsurTech Form Partnership

Startupbootcamp InsurTech, the business accelerator that promotes insurance technology startups and corporate innovation, has formed a partnership with XL Catlin. The announcement comes as Startupbootcamp InsurTech’s second accelerator program enters its final weeks in London, with 10 teams drawn from …

Ironshore Expands Global M&A Unit with Appointments, Capacity Hike

Ironshore has expanded its mergers & acquisitions capabilities with a team of new hires in the Americas and broadened office presence to serve Canada and Latin America. In addition, to support heightened transaction volume throughout the Americas region, Ironshore increased …

Texas-Based ProAg to Acquire Iowa’s International Ag Insurance Solutions

Producers Ag Insurance Group Inc. (ProAg), a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies, has agreed to acquire crop managing general agent, West Des Moines, Iowa-based International Ag Insurance Solutions LLC (International Ag). The transaction, which is subject …

Neon Launches Marine & Offshore Construction Consortium

Specialist Lloyd’s underwriter Neon has launched a Marine and Offshore Construction Consortium. Seeking to address the increasingly tailored insurance needs of shipyard clients, the Neon led-consortium offers $70 million capacity for shipyard construction and $55 million for rig construction, said …

R&Q Acquires Captive Insurer from Fortune 500 Engine Manufacturer

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) announced the acquisition of ICDC Ltd., a captive insurer of an American Fortune 500 company, for an undisclosed sum. The name of the former parent of the captive was not released. The company, …

RSA Begins Trading on London Market Placing Platform, PPL

International insurer RSA has begun trading on the London insurance market’s electronic placing platform, PPL (Placing Platform Ltd.), which enables brokers and underwriters to quote, negotiate, bind and endorse business using one market-wide system. RSA’s Profin underwriting team is now …

India’s Bank of Baroda Eyes Sale of Insurer, Asset Management Stakes

Bank of Baroda, India’s third-largest state-run bank by assets, is considering a sale of some of the minority stakes it holds in its insurance and asset-management ventures, according to people familiar with the matter. The Mumbai-based bank is seeking to …

The Hilb Group Acquires New Jersey-Based American Truck Insurance Exchange

The Hilb Group LLC (THG), a Richmond, Va.-headquartered middle market insurance agency, has acquired Manasquan, N.J.-based American Truck Insurance Exchange LLC (ATIE). The transaction became effective March 1, 2017. ATIE is a property and casualty insurance agency that specializes in …

Hannover Re to Acquire Lloyd’s Syndicate Argenta

Hannover Re has agreed to acquire the UK holding company Argenta Holdings plc, which owns Argenta Syndicate Management and Argenta Private Capital as well as a pro rata share of the Lloyd’s syndicate Argenta Syndicate 2121. Hannover Re has been a …