AXA UK News

AXA UK’s Travel Insurance Will Cover People Denied Access to US

The UK division of French insurer AXA said its travel policies would cover those denied access to the United States due to a U.S. travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries. An executive order by U.S. President Donald Trump …

Marsh Completes Acquisition of Bluefin Insurance from AXA

Marsh, the wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Cos., said it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Bluefin Insurance Group Ltd., a subsidiary of AXA UK plc, from AXA Group. Founded in 2008, Bluefin has approximately 1,500 colleagues …

Marsh to Acquire UK-Based Bluefin Insurance from AXA for $369.4M

Marsh announced it has reached agreement with AXA Group to acquire Bluefin Insurance Group Ltd., a subsidiary of AXA UK plc. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017. AXA …

AXA Sells SunLife, Names Top Team Including Harlin as CFO, Olivier to Lead P/C

AXA SA sold its SunLife unit in the U.K. to Phoenix Group Holdings and announced the top-management team that will work with incoming Chief Executive Officer Thomas Buberl when he takes the helm in September. Gerald Harlin will become group …

AXA UK Bans Lawyers’ Referral Fees; Calls for Whiplash Damage Reform

AXA UK has announced that it will no longer accept referral fees from personal injury lawyers and has issued a call for whiplash injury reform to eliminate fraud within the industry. The announcement noted that the company “has been a …