RSA Insurance News

UK’s RSA Plans to Exit Three London-Based Global Business Lines

RSA plans to pull out of several international business lines run out of London which it says are unlikely to produce the returns which the British insurer is seeking following a September profit warning. Closing international construction, international freight and …

Just Like Many British Homes, UK Insurers’ Shares Are Subsiding This Summer

Just like a lot of British houses this summer, U.K. insurance stocks are sinking. The country’s non-life insurers sector had its steepest drop in more than a year-and-a-half on Friday after its biggest constituent, RSA Insurance Group Plc, warned this …

RSA Insurance Opens Luxembourg Office as Part of Brexit Preparations

RSA Insurance Group has opened its new office in Luxembourg as part of its preparations for the UK’s exit from the European Union. The office, which opened on Sept. 3, will provide a platform for RSA in Europe post-Brexit, minimizing …

Insurer RSA Reports 15% Drop in H1 Operating Profit on Winter Weather Claims

Icy roads and frozen pipes due to bad weather in Canada and Britain hit insurer RSA’s first-half operating profit on Thursday, though results were in line with analyst forecasts. General insurer RSA, best known in Britain for its More Than …

Riley Appointed Head of RSA’s Operation in Dubai International Financial Centre

International insurer RSA has appointed Chris Riley as senior executive officer for RSA’s operation in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Riley has held this position on an interim basis since May and was previously RSA’s marine hub leader, DIFC …

Allianz’ CEO Seeks Big M&A – But He Doesn’t Want to Pay for It: Opinion

The CEO of Europe’s biggest insurer is up for a big deal. He just doesn’t want Allianz SE to pay for it. Oliver Baete is going to find it hard to have his cake and eat it. Three years into …

Allianz Eyes M&A Targets Zurich, Hartford, QBE, Argo and More After Missing Out on XL

A $94 billion financial behemoth is keeping the market on tenterhooks about its next move. Europe’s largest insurer, Allianz SE, is in the early stages of evaluating a variety of potential acquisition targets as deal-hungry Chief Executive Officer Oliver Baete …

UK’s RSA Insurance Posts Above-Forecast Profit of $920.2M in 2017

Even higher payouts for RSA shareholders are likely in 2018, chief executive Stephen Hester said on Thursday after the company posted an above-forecast 2017 operating profit and boosted its dividend by 23 percent. Analysts had been looking for a special …

Ryan Specialty Group Agrees to Buy UK P&I MGA Lodestar Marine from Tawa

Ryan Specialty Group LLC (RSG) announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire London-based Lodestar Marine Ltd., an MGA in the protection & indemnity (P&I) fixed premium marine market, from Tawa Associates Ltd.* Lodestar’s operations will become part of …

RSA Taps Swiss Re’s Buckle to Lead Global Risk Solutions; Gibbs Promoted to Head Commercial Risk Solutions

RSA’s UK & International business has appointed Tony Buckle and Rob Gibbs as managing directors of Global Risk Solutions (GRS) and Commercial Risk Solutions (CRS), respectively. Tony Buckle will join RSA on Feb. 1, 2018 to head up GRS, which …