Insurance A subcategory of financial services and investment-specific stories, this section offers news and announcements related to insurance companies and insurance sector topics, including product and service launches, consumer-oriented features and corporate reports.

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13 Sep, 2017, 13:52 BST Chubb promotes Tara Parchment to lead its High Net Worth personal insurance business in Europe

Chubb today announced that Tara Parchment, Vice President, Personal Risk Services, UK & Ireland, has been appointed as head of its European...


13 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST Former MetricStream Executive Ian Halliday-Pegg Joins ACL EMEA Leadership Team as Managing Director

ACL scales up to meet regulatory compliance, anti-corruption and risk management demand in the UK and EMEA market ACL, the software provider...


13 Sep, 2017, 07:00 BST Aegon Announces Stock Fraction Interim Dividend 2017

Aegon shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2017 interim dividend of EUR 0.13 per common share in cash or in...


12 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST Metromile Secures Reinsurance Partnership

Furthering growth and technology leadership in the Industry Today, Metromile, the leader in pay-per-mile personal auto insurance, announced their...


12 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST 2 in 5 Businesses in the Americas Expect DSO to Worsen, Atradius Survey Reveals

46.2% of total value of domestic B2B invoices overdue; 2.1% written off as uncollectable Over 25% of the value of domestic B2B receivables in...


08 Sep, 2017, 12:57 BST Chubb and App in the Air launch fully-automated and real-time Flight Delay Insurance in partnership with Swiss Re and FlightStats

Chubb and App in the Air today announced the launch of Flight Delay Insurance, an innovative new insurance cover for airline travellers....


06 Sep, 2017, 13:05 BST Arkwright Insurance Brokers to Digitalise Some of its Add-on Products with Click & Buy

As growing number of customers looking for insurance related add-on products, Arkwright Insurance Brokers is now working with insurance provider...


05 Sep, 2017, 11:00 BST Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Nordic Forsakring & Riskhantering AB

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Nordic Försäkring & Riskhantering AB (Nordic), located in...


01 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST Mike Reeves joins Sedgwick international business development team

Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, announced that insurance industry veteran Mike Reeves is now...


31 Aug, 2017, 14:00 BST SCM Insurance Services Announces Strategic Investment from Warburg Pincus

SCM Insurance Services ('SCM' or the 'Company'), Canada's largest independent, privately owned insurance services provider, today announced that...


30 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Insurance Startup Sherpa Secures $2.3m to Deliver Biggest Change in Personal Insurance in over 100 Years

Innovative new insurtech, Sherpa, announces that it has raised $2.3 million in funding from angel investors in order to change the way personal...


29 Aug, 2017, 16:05 BST APRIL International: Short Term Private International Health Cover Grows to Meet Market Need

The impact of the internet, budgetary pressures and the rapid growth in communication systems have all combined to reduce the duration of many...


29 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Budget Direct Insurance Singapore Goes Live With Sapiens' General Insurance Software Suite

The Singapore-based insurer is benefiting from the ability to offer customizable policies ‒ critical for a digitally-led insurance business ‒ and...


29 Aug, 2017, 06:12 BST iXledger and Gen Re Announce Strategic Collaboration

iXledger (formerly InsureX Technologies), the London-based technology company developing first of its kind, transformative insurance solutions...


24 Aug, 2017, 13:00 BST Great-West Lifeco Subsidiary Canada Life Group Announces Agreement to Acquire Retirement Advantage

Strengthens Canada Life's presence in the U.K. retirement income market Great-West Lifeco Inc. today announced that its European subsidiary The...


24 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Collinson Group Named as a Strong Performer in Customer Loyalty Solutions Report

Collinson Group receives highest possible scores on Currency, Global Execution and Client Base in Customer Loyalty Solutions Report Global...


22 Aug, 2017, 08:00 BST CNA Hardy Appoints James Fryer as Class Manager, Mining Specialist

CNA Hardy, a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd's and company markets, is pleased to announce the...


17 Aug, 2017, 11:45 BST Eclipse's Proclaim Case Management System Enhances Speed and Transparency at Bellegrove Business Insurance

Insurance and Risk Management firm, Bellegrove Business Insurance, is implementing the Proclaim Case Management Software solution from Eclipse...


17 Aug, 2017, 08:15 BST Swiss Re Corporate Solutions creates global Contingency and Sports Personal Accident (PA) team; appoints Jonathan Cole as Head Contingency and Sports PA

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions creates a global Contingency and Sports Personal Accident (PA) team and appoints Jonathan Cole as Head Contingency and...


17 Aug, 2017, 05:00 BST Coverfox and Vizury Innovate on 'Quote Level Personalization' to Drive Down User Acquisition Cost by 75%

Coverfox, a global top 50 Insurtech company has disrupted the Indian insurance ecosystem with its comparison website where users can compare, buy...


15 Aug, 2017, 13:30 BST Tracking Trends in Biotechnology

The healthcare sector is made up of several different industries, from pharmaceuticals to biotechnology to health insurance. Making predictions in...


10 Aug, 2017, 10:01 BST Baroness Altmann Former Minister of State for Pensions to be Keynote Speaker at Elsa/ BVZL Summit On September 12th in London

Baroness Altmann is to be the keynote speaker at the fourth ELSA/ BVZL Investor Summit. Baroness Altmann, the former Minister of State for...


09 Aug, 2017, 13:42 BST HKU partners with Cyberport to set up HKU x Cyberport Digital Tech Entrepreneurship Platform to co-develop an innovative FinTech ecosystem

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Hong Kong Cyberport (Cyberport) was held...


08 Aug, 2017, 15:30 BST North America Travel Insurance Market by Distribution Channel 2016-2022 - $8.16 Billion Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecasts

The "North America Travel Insurance Market by Distribution Channel: Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2016-2022" report has been added...


08 Aug, 2017, 07:04 BST Aegon to Sell Unirobe Meeùs Groep

Aegon has agreed to sell Unirobe Meeùs Groep (UMG), an independent financial advisory group, to Aon Groep Nederland for EUR 295 million. The...