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UK Insurer LV= Attracts Bidders Including Phoenix, Cinven: Sources

UK insurer Liverpool Victoria has attracted interest from rivals including Phoenix Group Holdings and private equity firm Cinven Ltd., according to people familiar with the matter. Fellow mutual insurer Royal London, Utmost Life and Pensions and European Insurance Consolidation Group …

UK Regulator Wants Courts to Clarify Wording of Disputed Business Interruption Policies

Britain’s financial watchdog said on Friday it would urgently ask the courts to clarify uncertainty over whether businesses can claim compensation for disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) also told all insurers to assess whether …

British Insurers Suspend Sale of Travel Insurance to New Customers

British insurers Admiral, Aviva and Direct Line are no longer offering travel insurance to new customers, they said on their websites on Friday. “The ongoing global situation with coronavirus means there’s much greater likelihood of disruption to people’s travel plans, …

Allianz Buys 49% Stake in General Insurance Businesses of UK’s LV=

Allianz Group announced it has acquired a 49 percent stake in Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society’s UK general insurance businesses, the first stage in the creation of the companies’ joint venture and strategic partnership. The venture creates a general insurance business …