Articles by Joyce Koh, Jonathan Browning and Fathiya Dahrul

Bank Danamon Indonesia’s Insurance Unit ‘Attracts Interest’ From Foreign Suitors

PT Bank Danamon Indonesia, the nation’s fifth-largest lender by market value, is fielding interest from foreign suitors seeking a stake in its insurance subsidiary, people familiar with the matter said. Jakarta-based Danamon is working with an adviser as it weighs …

Fosun ‘Seeking Investors’ for Minority Stake in Reinsurance Unit, Peak Re

Fosun International Ltd., the Chinese insurance-to-tourism conglomerate, is seeking investors for a minority stake in its reinsurance business ahead of a possible initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter. The sale of shares in Peak Reinsurance Co. …

China’s Shenzhen Qianhai Reported to Be Buying Singapore Reinsurer ACR Capital

Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Holdings Co. is close to an agreement to buy ACR Capital Holdings Pte, a reinsurer backed by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings Pte, for about $1 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter. A deal may be …

Sompo Japan in Talks to Sell Insurance in Malaysia via CIMB Branches: Sources

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings Inc. is nearing an agreement with CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. to distribute general insurance products through the Malaysian lender’s branches across Asia, people with knowledge of the matter said. Japan’s third-largest general insurer could pay about …

Allianz, AXA & Sompo to Distribute Products Across Asia via CIMB Bank Branches

Allianz SE, AXA SA and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings Inc. made final bids for the rights to distribute their general insurance products through CIMB Group Holdings Bhd.’s branches across Asia, people with knowledge of the matter said. CIMB could fetch …

China’s Fosun in Advanced Talks to Buy RSA’s Middle East Unit: Sources

Fosun International Ltd., the conglomerate founded by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang, is in advanced discussions to acquire RSA Insurance Group Plc’s Middle East business, people familiar with the matter said. The sale could fetch less than $200 million, the people …

OneBeacon Explores Sale; China’s Fosun Interested: Sources

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd., a specialty insurer controlled by White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd., is exploring a sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter. OneBeacon has drawn interest from companies including China’s Fosun International Ltd., said the people, …

Fosun Said to Pursue Deal for Swiss Re’s Aurora in the U.S.

Fosun International Ltd., the investment arm of China’s biggest closely held conglomerate, is in talks to acquire a U.S. life insurance arm of Swiss Re Ltd., people with knowledge of the matter said. Fosun is seeking to buy Aurora National …