legacy acquisition News

ArgoGlobal Announces Reinsurance-to-Close Deal with Legacy Specialist RiverStone

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, announced a reinsurance-to-close (RITC) transaction with legacy specialist RiverStone Holdings. Upon completion of the transaction, RiverStone will undertake an RITC of ArgoGlobal’s Syndicate 1200 for 2017 and prior years with net …

Legacy Reinsurer Premia Agrees to Buy Navigators Holdings (Europe) from The Hartford

Bermuda-based reinsurance run-off specialist Premia Holdings Ltd. has agreed to acquire Navigators Holdings (Europe) NV and its associated companies from The Hartford. Navigators’ associated companies are collectively referred to as ASCO and include Assurances Continentales – Continentale Verzekeringen NV of …

American Financial Group Agrees to Sell Run-Off Lloyd’s Insurer Neon to RiverStone

American Financial Group Inc. announced it has reached a definitive agreement to sell GAI Holding Bermuda and its subsidiaries, comprising the legal entities that own its Lloyd’s of London insurer, Neon, to RiverStone Holdings Ltd. Upon closing of the sale, …

Legacy Specialist DARAG Buys Luxembourg Auto and Travel Insurer, Arisa Assurances

DARAG Group Ltd., the Malta-based legacy acquirer, announced the acquisition of Arisa Assurances SA, an automobile and travel insurance company based in Luxembourg. The transaction will be conducted through DARAG’s German risk carrier, DARAG Deutsche Versicherungs-und Rückversicherungs-AG, and is subject …

Legacy Specialist Compre Signs 2nd Transaction with QBE

Compre, the London-based independent re/insurance legacy specialist, announced it has signed its second legacy transaction with QBE for an undisclosed sum. The transaction follows Compre’s acquisition of QBE’s share of the Ridgwell Fox & Partners pool legacy reinsurance business in …

Skuld to Sell Lloyd’s Syndicate 1897 to Legacy Specialist RiverStone

Skuld, the marine insurance provider, announced it has reached an agreement with legacy specialist The RiverStone Group for the sale of its Lloyd’s Syndicate 1897, which was placed into run-off in July 2019. Financial details of the transaction, which is …

Allianz and Generali Plan to Sell Life Insurance Assets: Sources

Two of Europe’s largest insurers are gearing up to sell billions of euros in life assets — a niche corner of dealmaking keeping bankers busy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Allianz SE is planning to divest as much as 9 billion …

DARAG Completes 2 Legacy Acquisitions in UK

DARAG Group Ltd., the Malta-based legacy acquirer, announced the completion of the acquisitions of both The Underwriter Insurance Co. Ltd., a UK-based insurer in run-off, and of the previously announced sale and purchase agreement with One Re Ltd., a London-based …

AXA Liabilities Managers to Acquire RenaissanceRe (UK) Limited in Runoff

AXA Liabilities Managers has agreed to acquire RenaissanceRe (UK) Limited, a company currently in runoff, from RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. Formerly known as Tokio Millennium Re (UK) Limited, the UK run-off business was acquired by RenaissanceRe as part of its purchase …

R&Q’s Accredited Completes Portfolio Transfer from Lansen Försäkringsaktiebolag

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Accredited Insurance (Europe) Ltd. has completed the transfer of business from Sweden’s Lansen Försäkringsaktiebolag, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAAB Aktiebolag. The transfer will help to enable …