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Phillips to Head Allianz Global Entertainment Business in North America

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty reported that Wanda Phillips will take on responsibility as the North America regional head of Entertainment, effective January 1, 2019. Phillips will replace Sue McGuirl who has left Allianz to pursue opportunities outside of the …

AFL Insurance Brokers Finds Good Strategic, Cultural Fit with U.S. MGA Zodiac

AFL Insurance Brokers, the London-based Lloyd’s broker, was looking for an MGA platform in the United States and found the perfect partner last month when it purchased Zodiac Insurance Services, which specializes in professional, entertainment and event insurance. It wasn’t …

K&K Releases New Insurance Program for Air Shows

K&K Insurance Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Aon plc, has launched a new program designed for air shows that provides coverage for military air shows, civilian air shows, fly-ins, static aircraft displays, static/grounded hot air balloon displays and balloon glows …

Failed Fyre Festival and a Lesson in Events Insurance

Already facing numerous lawsuits, Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland was arrested on federal charges last week. The government alleged he defrauded investors who bought into Fyre Media Inc., the New York-based company behind the music festival which collapsed so spectacularly …

Chubb Enhances Cover for Commercial Entertainment Producers in UK & Ireland

Chubb said it has enhanced insurance policy wording for companies producing television and other advertising commercials in the UK & Ireland, as the creative industry sector continues to grow and its risks evolve. The new wording includes a number of …

Soaking Up Insurance on a Sunny Saturday at the Carnival and Ballpark

While predictive models may not always hold up as well as we hope, luckily the weather forecast did for this sunny Saturday. After a hard week in the office, I was taking my boys out for a day at the …

Integro Insurance Announces O’Shea Joins UK Film & Television Team

Global insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers Holdings Ltd. announced that entertainment specialist broker Kevin O’Shea has joined Integro’s UK Film & Television team, part of the firm’s entertainment practice, in London. A Chartered Insurance Broker, O’Shea …

XL to Acquire Entertainment Insurance Firms Allied Specialty, T.H.E Company

Insurer X.L. America Inc. has agreed to acquire Allied International Holdings Inc., the Florida-based holding company of Allied Specialty Insurance Inc. and T.H.E. Insurance Co., a leading insurer of the outdoor entertainment industry in the U.S. Allied is a leading …

Specialty Insurance Group, Reel Media Partner on Entertainment Segment Offerings

Specialty Insurance Group (SIG) and Reel Media, LLC have formed a strategic alliance within the entertainment industry to service the specialty entertainment insurance market segments. The agreement combines the underwriting capabilities of both SIG and Reel Media with the established …

New Specialty Insurance Group to Target Sports, Entertainment Markets

Specialty Insurance Group (SIG) has been launched by three specialty and risk insurance veterans, Greg Mosher, David Harris and Lowery Robinson, to provide custom programs for the needs of the sports, leisure and entertainment markets. The SIG team’s product portfolio …