Ed Broking News

UK Broker Ed Hires Paragon’s Head as Professional, Cyber Lines Producer

London-based brokerage Ed announced the appointment of John Head as a broker and producer. Head will support the growth of the professional and executive risk portfolio, a key area of focus and development for Ed, and also represent the firm’s …

Lloyd’s Broker Ed Taps Ulhaq from RFIB to Expand Int’l Facultative Reinsurance Offering

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Assad Ulhaq as senior broker and producer with immediate effect. In this role Ulhaq will focus on international property facultative reinsurance, primarily in Europe, the Middle East and …

Ed Broking Launches E-Trading Platform Called ‘TradEd’ in Bermuda

Ed Broking, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the external launch of its TradEd portals for carriers and clients in Bermuda. TradEd, the e-trading platform that is used in-house by BGC insurance companies* globally, is now available to …

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 …