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Demand for M&A Insurance Sees Significant Growth: Aon

An increase in M&A activity in today’s challenging economic environment is driving significant growth in demand for M&A insurance products, according to a report published by Aon. Aon’s report finds that following a decline in M&A activity after the 2008 …

UK Specialty MGA Nexus Buys an MGA and a Broker – All in One Day

UK specialty managing general agent (MGA) Nexus Group lived up to its description as an “acquisitive insurance intermediary holding company,” with the purchase this week of an MGA and an insurance broker. On April 1, Nexus acquired Capital Risks MGA …

Sompo International Launches Transaction Risk Insurance in Europe

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that the company’s European specialty platform has introduced a new transaction risk insurance line of business, expanding its professional lines insurance offerings in …

AIG UK Sells Its 1st Sharia-Compliant M&A Policy in London

AIG UK said on Thursday it had underwritten its first sharia-compliant warranty and indemnity policy out of London’s M&A insurance market, as the city looks to Islamic finance to help bring new business. Development of Islamic finance is accelerating in …

Ironshore International’s M&A and Tax Insurance Unit Opens Frankfurt Office

Ironshore International’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Insurance unit announced it has opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, through Ironshore Agency Ltd., to expand its European presence. Ironshore M&A and tax specialists underwrite specialty coverages for complex transactional risk throughout …

Ironshore Raises Capacity for M&A Cover, Tax Consortium Launched

Ironshore International’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Insurance unit has enhanced its consortium programs to meet client and broker demand for larger, streamlined limits. Ironshore will increase the capacity for its Mergers & Acquisitions Consortium to £100 million ($129.8 million), …

Neon’s M&A Consortium Raises Capacity to £75 Million

Neon has expanded its M&A consortium, with capacity increasing from £50 million ($62.2 million) to £75 million ($93.3 million), effective on Jan. 1, 2017. The consortium is led by Neon and is 100 percent backed by Lloyd’s markets, the London-based …

Chubb Offers 3 Transactional Risk Products in UK; Britain Named Team Leader

Chubb announced the launch of a suite of three transactional risk liability insurance products for clients in the UK, across Europe and other international markets outside North America. In addition, Richard Britain has been appointed head of Transactional Risk Insurance …

ANV Increases Lloyd’s Underwriting Capacity for M&A Cover

ANV Global Services Ltd., the managing general underwriter (MGU) segment of specialty insurance group ANV Holdings, announced an increase in its Lloyd’s underwriting capacity for mergers and acquisitions insurance. The increased line offers a limit of €30 million ($32.7 million) …

Ryan Specialty Completes Purchase of M&A Specialist Hunter George & Partners

Ryan Specialty Group, the Chicago-based global specialty insurance services business, has completed its acquisition of Hunter George & Partners Ltd., the London-based specialist managing general agent, focused on providing insurance solutions for mergers and acquisitions. The deal, which was previously …