Agents & Brokers News

Lindeboom Retires as Co-Managing Director of THB Europe, Succeeded by Borges

THB, the London-based specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, announced new leadership at THB European Division, based in Amsterdam. Paul Lindeboom, co-managing director of the division, will retire as planned from his post on July 31. Ricardo Borges, director at THB, …

Industry Needs to ‘Question and Call Out’ Rogue MGAs, Says Chilton of Gallagher

While there’s a bright future for managing general agents that “get it right,” Grahame Chilton, CEO of Gallagher UK, warns against tolerating the few rogue MGAs who could ruin the reputation of the entire sector. Chilton, who will be stepping …

U.S. Sanctions Likely to Ban Use of Lloyd’s IT Platform for Processing Iran Insurance

New U.S. sanctions are likely to prevent the use of a Lloyd’s of London IT platform for any Iran insurance, adding to difficulties for European insurers providing cover for the country. European insurers, reinsurers, brokers and shipping firms have been …

JLT Re Partners with Cyber Risk Modeling Platform, CyberCube

JLT Re, the London-based reinsurance broker and consultancy, announced it has formed a partnership with CyberCube, the cyber risk modeling platform. JLT Re’s existing cyber and enterprise modelling tools, combined with CyberCube, will provide unique insights to help clients manage …

Broker BMS Taps Gluszkiewicz from InterRISK as Director of Australian Operations

BMS Group Ltd., the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, announced that Danny Gluszkiewicz is joining the growing BMS Australia team as a director of the Australian operations, effective August 2018. Based in Brisbane, he reports to Andrew Godden, CEO …

Lloyd’s Broker Endeavour Appoints Allen from Howden as CEO Designate

Lloyd’s broker and delegated authority specialist Endeavour Insurance Services announced that Karen Allen is to be appointed CEO designate of Endeavour, and will join the business in October 2018. Allen has spent her career of almost 20 years as a …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Australia Broker Milne Alexander

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Milne Alexander, with offices in Sydney, New South Wales and Port Lincoln, South Australia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1973, Milne Alexander is a retail property/casualty broker …

Aon Names Matson to Lead New Global Portfolio Broking Team

Andrew Matson has been named leader of Aon’s newly formed Global Portfolio Broking team – a Reinsurance Solutions unit. Aon said the unit “will build on the success of established pioneering facilities, while developing new facilities in line with client …

TMK Launches $100M Intellectual Property Facility with Aon, Lloyd’s Syndicates

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has established a US$100 million intellectual property (IP) facility with global insurance broker Aon and several other Lloyd’s syndicates. The facility will be led by TMK and is one of the first for IP in the …

AFL Insurance Brokers Acquires Majority Stake in Employer Protection MGA

AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. has acquired a controlling stake in specialist employer protection managing general agency (MGA) Concordia Employment Services Ltd., for an undisclosed sum. London-based Concordia was launched in 2015 to support UK employers with managing their risks and …