Dutch market News

Private Equity Firm Aquiline Closes Investment in Dutch Broker Quintes Holding

Aquiline Capital Partners, a global private investment firm specializing in financial services and technology, announced it has closed its investment in Quintes Holding, one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the Netherlands. Financial terms of the transaction were not …

Lemonade Launches in Its 2nd European Country: The Netherlands

Lemonade, the New York-based insurer that is powered by artificial intelligence, has launched in a second European country – the Netherlands. Dutch consumers can now get contents and liability insurance instantly, anytime, and from any device – as well as …

Broker Clements Worldwide Buys Dutch Financial Services Broker, The Financials

Clements Worldwide, a Washington, D.C.-based insurance broker for individuals and organizations who work across international borders, announced the acquisition of The Financials for an undisclosed amount. Amsterdam-based The Financials enhances Clements Worldwide’s presence in the Netherlands and expands its reach …

U.S. Multinationals Flee No-Tax Caribbean Havens, in Favor of Low-Tax Havens

Many U.S. multinational corporations have packed up or are choosing to open subsidiaries in low-tax, rather than no-tax, countries that are seen as more legitimate than the formerly popular island destinations of the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas. They’re fleeing …

Aon Completes Acquisition of Dutch Broker Unirobe Meeùs Groep

Aon Groep Nederland announced it has completed its acquisition of Unirobe Meeùs Group (UMG) from Aegon for €295 million (343.4 million). The acquisition encompasses the whole of Unirobe Meeùs Group, said Aon, noting that on completion Aon will be the …

Dutch Insurers & Banks Warned to Account for Risks of Climate Change

Banks, insurers, and other financial institutions must do more to take into account the risks posed by climate change to their business, a Dutch Central Bank study said. As global warming increases the risk of extreme weather events, regulators are …

Generali Plans to Sell Dutch Operations, Sources Say

Italy’s biggest insurer Generali has hired BNP Paribas to sell its Dutch business as part of a plan to cut costs in weaker markets and boost profits, sources told Reuters. Generali, which generates most of its revenues and earnings in …

NN Group Agrees to Acquire Dutch Insurer Delta Lloyd for $2.6B

NN Group NV agreed to buy Delta Lloyd NV for about 2.5 billion euros ($2.6 billion) after its earlier offer for the Dutch insurer was rejected. NN offered 5.40 euros a share in cash for Amsterdam-based Delta Lloyd, the companies …

Dutch Insurer NN Group Launches Bid to Buy Delta Lloyd for €2.4B

NN Group NV, the largest Dutch insurer by market capitalization, has launched an unsolicited offer to buy smaller rival Delta Lloyd NV for 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in cash. NN Group said on Wednesday it was offering to pay …

Delta Lloyd to Raise $226M with Sale of Stake in Van Lanschot

Delta Lloyd NV may raise as much as 198.4 million euros ($226 million) through the sale of its stake in wealth manager Van Lanschot NV after shares were priced at 16 euros apiece. The offering size was 180 million euros …