Steve Hearn News

BGC Partners Completes Acquisition of UK’s Ed Broking Group

BGC Partners, Inc., a global brokerage and financial technology company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Ed Broking Group Ltd., the London-based independent Lloyd’s broker. BGC acquired 100 percent of Ed, which includes broking operations under the Ed brand …

Ed Broking to Open Bermuda Operation

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced that it will expand its international footprint by setting up a broking platform in Bermuda. Once approved by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, the operation will be built and led by Chris …

Draycott Named CEO of Ed Broking in Preparation for BGC Partners’ Purchase

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Andrew Draycott as CEO-designate of Ed Broking in London. His appointment is subject to regulatory approvals and he will take up his role once the acquisition of …

UK’s Ed Broking to Be Acquired by BGC Partners

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced that it would be acquired by a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc (BGC), a global brokerage and financial technology company. Financial details of the deal, which is subject to a number …

Brokerslink Names Fonseca, MDS Group’s CEO, as Chairman, Replacing Allard

Global broking network Brokerslink announced it has appointed José Manuel Fonseca as its new chairman, replacing Grégory Allard, who steps down after a two-year tenure. As one of the original founders of Brokerslink, Fonseca also is the CEO of Porto, …

Ed Broking LatAm Appoints Hernandez as Chairman; de Freitas Named CEO

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointments of Mike Hernandez to the role of chairman and Agustin de Freitas as CEO of Ed Broking LatAm. They take up their roles with immediate effect. Hernandez, who previously …

Ed Announces Series of Appointments and One Departure

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has announced several appointments over the past few weeks in the areas of international property and casualty, marine and energy, finance, and underwriting. The company also announced one departure. Announced on Feb. …

Cooper Gay Appoints Angelini-Hurll as CEO of Reinsurance Division

Cooper Gay* the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Kieran Angelini-Hurll as CEO of its reinsurance division. He takes up his new role on Sept. 1 and will report to Steve Hearn, group CEO. Angelini-Hurll brings …

Cooper Gay Appoints Hacker as Group Chief Innovation Officer

Cooper Gay, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Peter Hacker as group chief innovation officer. He takes up his role with immediate effect reporting to Steve Hearn, group CEO. Hacker will develop risk and advisory …

Cooper Gay Names Prinn as Head of Global Placement

Cooper Gay, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has appointed Jonathan Prinn as head of global placement. He takes up his new role on Sept. 12 and will report to Steve Hearn, group CEO. Prinn brings over two decades …