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Amazon Weighs Formation of UK Insurance Comparison Website: Reuters

Amazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe’s top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what would be a major foray by the U.S. online retail giant into the region’s …

Hastings Weighs IPO as U.K. Car Insurer Gains Market Share

Hastings Insurance Group increased its customer base by 20 percent in 2014, boosting profitability and setting the U.K. car insurer on track for a potential initial public offering this year. Hastings, which generates 90 percent of its business from price-comparison …

Compare.com Confirms Partnership with Google Insurance Comparison Site

Online auto insurance comparison site compare.com is now working with Google on its auto insurance compare and buy platform, Google Compare, in California. Andrew Rose, CEO of Virginia-based compare.com, said Google approached his company because it was having trouble attracting …

FCA Says Some Price-Comparison Websites Fail to Meet Standards

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority said some price-comparison websites for general insurance are failing to meet regulatory standards. Websites “did not always ensure that consumers were given the appropriate information to help them make informed decisions,” the FCA said in a …