Financial and Professional (FINPRO) News

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Appoints Neon’s Dougall as Global Head Casualty

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Andrew Dougall as global head casualty, effective Feb. 22, 2021. In this leadership role, Dougall will be responsible for driving the success and overall profitability of the Bespoke Casualty portfolio globally. As well as …

Marsh Taps AIG’s Manson, Aon’s Mills for U.K. Mgmt Liability, Wholesale Placement Roles

Marsh, the insurance broker and risk adviser, announced the appointments of Stephanie Pestorich Manson as chief client officer for Management Liability and head of Directors’ & Officers’ (D&O) Product and Jason Mills as wholesale leader in the U.K. Financial & …

Nexus Buys Specialist Financial and Professional Lines MGA, Plus Risk Ltd.

Independent specialty managing general agent Nexus Group has acquired Plus Risk Ltd. (PRL), a London-based financial and professional lines MGA, providing management liability and niche professional indemnity insurance. Founded in 2017, PRL’s underwriting team is comprised of James Rasmussen and …

UK Specialty MGA Nexus Buys an MGA and a Broker – All in One Day

UK specialty managing general agent (MGA) Nexus Group lived up to its description as an “acquisitive insurance intermediary holding company,” with the purchase this week of an MGA and an insurance broker. On April 1, Nexus acquired Capital Risks MGA …

Aspen Insurance Bermuda Names Key Excess Casualty, FINPRO Appointments

Aspen Insurance announced two key appointments to its Bermuda insurance team. Saadia Savory joined Aspen insurance in December as vice president, Excess Casualty, Bermuda. She will lead the Bermuda Casualty team and reports to Zac Clammer, executive vice president, head …

Marsh Appoints Denny as UK Financial & Professional Practice Leader

Marsh announced the appointment of Paul Denny as UK Financial and Professional Practice (FINPRO) Leader. Denny reports to Paul Moody, CEO of Marsh’s UK Specialties Division. Denny joined Marsh in 1989 and held senior roles in the firm’s London, Boston …

Commercial Insurance Prices Rise in Q4 2017, Reversing 4½ Years of Rate Cuts: Marsh

Average global insurance pricing in the fourth quarter of 2017 increased for the first time since Q1 2013, driven largely by global property insurance pricing following the third quarter’s large catastrophe losses, according to Marsh’s latest Market Index report. The …

Directors & Officers Could Be Liable for Cyber Attacks: Marsh

Directors and officers need to be certain of their responsibilities relating to the prevention or management of a cyber event, or else they run the risk of being held personally liable should an attack against their firm occur, according to …