Compre News

Private Equity Firm Cinven and Canada’s BCI to Buy Legacy Specialist Compre

Cinven, an international private equity firm, and British Columbia Investment Management Corp. (BCI), one of Canada’s largest institutional investors, announced they have reached an agreement to acquire Compre, a specialist global consolidator of closed books of non-life insurance policies, from …

Legacy Specialist Compre Signs 2nd Transaction with QBE

Compre, the London-based independent re/insurance legacy specialist, announced it has signed its second legacy transaction with QBE for an undisclosed sum. The transaction follows Compre’s acquisition of QBE’s share of the Ridgwell Fox & Partners pool legacy reinsurance business in …

Legacy Specialist Compre Buys 2nd Portfolio from Belgium’s AG Insurance

Compre, the London-based independent re/insurance legacy specialist, announced it has signed agreements to transfer an inwards reinsurance portfolio from AG Insurance SA for an undisclosed sum. The Belgian insurer’s portfolio comprises business in run-off across a range of lines and …

Legacy Specialist Compre Completes 3 Run-Off Acquisitions

Compre, the London-based independent re/insurance legacy specialist, announced it has signed three transactions involving Basler Versicherung AG (Baloise), Helvetia Swiss Insurance Co. Ltd. (Helvetia), and an undisclosed European insurance group. Compre has acquired each company’s share of the Gibbon Pools, …

Compre Announces Bridger & Lawson to Become Co-CEOs, Succeeding Steer

Compre, the independent insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist, announced that Nick Steer, a founding director, will step down as group CEO in March 2018. He will remain within the group as non-executive deputy chairman, advising on future acquisitions. Will Bridger, …

Compre Acquires Legacy Portfolio from Noway’s Gjensidige Forsikring

Compre, the London-based insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist, announced it has acquired a further legacy portfolio from Norwegian insurer Gjensidige Forsikring ASA for an undisclosed sum. The portfolio comprises U.S. asbestos, pollution and health hazard (APH) risks underwritten between 1983 …

Legacy Specialist Compre to Acquire Irish Captive Insurer Equinox CA Europe

Compre, the independent insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist, today announces it has agreed to acquire Equinox CA Europe, a captive insurer of global engineering and construction conglomerate SNC-Lavalin. The Ireland-based captive insured the activities of SNC-Lavalin’s business in France from …

Compre Acquires Ireland-Based Captive Equinox CA Europe

Specialist insurer Compre has agreed to acquire Equinox CA Europe, a captive insurer of global engineering and construction conglomerate SNC-Lavalin, in a legacy transaction. The Ireland-based captive insured the activities of SNC-Lavalin’s business in France from 2008 until December 2016 …

Compre Buys Re/Insurance Run-Off of UK Branch of AG Insurance

Compre, the London-based legacy specialist, announced it has agreed to acquire all of the insurance and reinsurance business in run-off of the UK branch of AG Insurance SA for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is structured as a loss portfolio …

Run-Off Specialist Compre to Buy Allianz IARD’s Pool Legacy Business

Compre, the independent insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist, has agreed to acquire Allianz IARD’s Ridgwell Fox & Partners (RFP) pool legacy reinsurance business for an undisclosed sum. RFP is a reinsurance pool containing run-off liabilities of Allianz IARD and five …