Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) News

Ryan Specialty Group’s Transactional Risk Unit, Hunter George, Gets a Name Change

Ryan Specialty Group Europe announced that its London-based transactional risk managing general underwriter, Hunter George & Partners, is changing its name to RSG Transactional Risks Europe. The dedicated transactional risks underwriting team will continue to offer its proprietary transactional insurance …

Ryan Specialty Group Opens Barcelona Office, Focusing on Transactional Risk Business

Ryan Specialty Group announced it will open an office in Barcelona as the next step in the evolution of the company’s transactional risk business, expanding both geographically and by product offering. This office will be led by Luc Joordens and …

Dunleavy Named Aspen Re’s CUO, Succeeding Issavi Who Moves to Ryan Specialty

Emil Issavi, previously Aspen Re’s president and chief underwriting officer and managing director of the Americas is taking on a new role as a senior executive of Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM) and Ryan Re Underwriting Managers, …

Ryan Specialty Group to Acquire Wholesaler Atlantic Specialty Lines

Ryan Specialty Group has agreed to acquire the assets and operations of Atlantic Specialty Lines, Inc. (ASL), a privately-owned wholesale insurance brokerage headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, with additional locations in Illinois, Florida, Louisiana, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. The ASL …

Ryan Specialty Group and Nationwide Form Bermuda Reinsurer, Geneva Re

Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) and Nationwide announced they have formed a new Bermuda reinsurance company, Geneva Re Ltd. Columbus, Ohio-headquartered Nationwide will own 50 percent of the venture with RSG and RSG-related investors holding the remaining 50 percent. Reinsurance industry …

Ryan Specialty Finalizes Acquisition of International Specialty Insurance of North Carolina

Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, has acquired the assets and operations of International Specialty Insurance Services Inc. (ISI), an independently owned managing general underwriter with offices in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ISI’s team is a part of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC (RSGUM), …

Ryan Specialty Group Closes Acquisition of Oklahoma’s Westphalen Insurance

Chicago-based Ryan Specialty Group LLC has acquired the assets and operations of Westphalen Insurance Services Inc. (Westphalen), an independently owned wholesale insurance brokerage with offices in Edmond, Oklahoma. The Westphalen team is now a part of R-T Specialty LLC (RT …

Ryan Specialty Group’s Acquisition of Myron F. Steves Complete

Chicago-based Ryan Specialty Group LLC has acquired the assets and operations of Myron F. Steves & Co. (Myron Steves), an independently owned wholesale insurance brokerage headquartered in Houston, Texas, with additional offices in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio. The Myron …

Ryan Specialty to Acquire International Specialty Insurance Services of North Carolina

Ryan Specialty Group, LLC has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and operations of International Specialty Insurance Services Inc. (ISI), an independently owned managing general underwriter with offices in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ISI’s team will become part of …

UK MGU StartPoint Taps Liberty Specialty’s Selby to Lead Financial Institutions Team

London-based managing general underwriter StartPoint Executive Risks has appointed Mark Selby as head of its newly created financial institutions underwriting practice. The FI practice is a complement to the current management liability underwriting practice and a next stage in the …