Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) News

AXA Weighs Selling Central European Business, to Exit Non-Core Markets: Sources

French insurer AXA is considering selling its Central European business as part of a restructuring to quit markets where it lacks scale, three sources familiar with the situation said. AXA is undergoing a deep restructuring to help it cope with …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Completes Purchase of Minority Stake in Prague’s Renomia

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced it has completed its acquisition of a minority stake in Renomia a.s., the Prague, Czech Republic-based broker. Financial terms of the deal, which was first announced in June 2019, were not disclosed. Founded in …

Arthur J. Gallagher to Acquire Minority Stake in Prague-Based Broker Renomia

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced it has signed an agreement to purchase a minority stake in Prague-based Renomia. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. Financial details of …

AGCS Names Mauthe Regional CEO for Germany, Central & Eastern Europe

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the industrial insurance unit of Allianz Group, has appointed Hans-Joerg Mauthe as regional CEO for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE). Based in Munich, he will be responsible for the German market and for …

Allianz, UniCredit Form Bancassurance Partnership in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE)

Allianz Group and UniCredit have signed a long-term bancassurance cooperation agreement in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. With this agreement, which will gradually start in the second half of 2018, UniCredit will exclusively partner with Allianz to provide …

DUAL Enters Central, East European Market with Launch of DUAL Polska

DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced its launch into Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), following the acquisition of the majority stake of ToruĊ„, Poland-headquartered insurance specialist, Data Connect Direct (DCD). This acquisition, which creates DUAL Polska, …