Ed Broking News

Ed Broking Appoints Kelley from Sompo Int’l as Head of Bermuda Liability Division

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announces the appointment of Colin Kelley as head of Ed’s new Liability Division in Bermuda. Effective immediately, Kelley will lead the professional lines, casualty and healthcare teams. Kelley brings more than 16 …

Ed Bermuda Taps Simons from Marsh as Head of Business Development

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Mark Simons as head of Business Development and Production, Bermuda. Simons, who joins in January 2020, will focus on developing and fostering client relationships. He previously worked at …

Ed Appoints Willis Towers Watson’s Skaanild to Professional & Executive Risk Team

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Laura Skaanild as client director, Professional and Executive Risk. She will report to Paul Richards, managing director of Professional and Executive Risk. Skaanild will focus on managing and …

BGC Partners Completes Acquisition of UK’s Ed Broking Group

BGC Partners, Inc., a global brokerage and financial technology company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Ed Broking Group Ltd., the London-based independent Lloyd’s broker. BGC acquired 100 percent of Ed, which includes broking operations under the Ed brand …

Ed Broking to Open Bermuda Operation

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced that it will expand its international footprint by setting up a broking platform in Bermuda. Once approved by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, the operation will be built and led by Chris …

Draycott Named CEO of Ed Broking in Preparation for BGC Partners’ Purchase

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Andrew Draycott as CEO-designate of Ed Broking in London. His appointment is subject to regulatory approvals and he will take up his role once the acquisition of …

UK’s Ed Broking to Be Acquired by BGC Partners

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced that it would be acquired by a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc (BGC), a global brokerage and financial technology company. Financial details of the deal, which is subject to a number …

Broker Ed Appoints Jordan from Lloyd & Partners as Divisional Director, Marine

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Patrick Jordan as divisional director, Marine. Based in London, he takes up his role with immediate effect and reports to Heather Clarkson, managing director, Marine. Jordan brings …

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 …

Ed Appoints Clarkson from Aon as Managing Director – Marine

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Heather Clarkson as managing director – Marine. She takes up her role on Jan. 2, 2018 and will report to Andrew Draycott, CEO – Energy, Marine & Construction. …