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Steve Bashford, Chief Executive Officer of the Arch UK Regional Division
16 April 2019

Arch Insurance (UK) Limited (Arch) continues to extend its division through acquisitions. Having acquired Axiom Underwriting on 1 April, Arch has now also completed the acquisition of specialist underwriting agency Obelisk Underwriting.

Piggy bank
16 April 2019

Foresight, which manages investment funds on behalf of institutions, has invested in Northern Ireland-based private healthcare company 3fivetwo Group. An investment of £5 million was made via a new fund that is managed by Foresight in partnership with capital market company 57 Stars.

Digital New Zealand
15 April 2019

A recent report published by Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and InsurTechNZ has highlighted that insurtechs in New Zealand are having to form partnerships with other startups, or else plan overseas expansion due to the apathetic reception of local insurers.

 

Warning scam sign
15 April 2019

Horwich Farrelly has highlighted the importance of striking the right balance between quickly settling claims and investigating potentially fraudulent activity.

CB. CFAR - two happy travellers
15 April 2019

After feedback from travellers revealed a need for flexible insurance cover, travel insurance provider Cover-More launched Cancel-For-Any-reason (CFAR) as a policy add-on, which has proved extremely popular with Australians.

 

No means no
12 April 2019

Lloyd’s of London has announced wide-ranging plans to deal with an epidemic of sexual harassment, as well as rampant alcohol and drug use.

handshake partnership graphic
12 April 2019

Global assistance, risk and claims management provider CEGA and Millstream Underwriting have announced a new partnership, which will enable the provision of CEGA’s new automated medical screening tool, Antidote, to Millstream’s high-net-worth and other travel insurance customers.

A row of winning stars
12 April 2019

Fintech Breakthrough has named its 2019 Fintech Breakthrough Awards winners, including those making waves in the insurtech space.

Measles vaccination
11 April 2019

A public health emergency has been declared in New York in the US due to a growing outbreak of measles.

AI messaging
11 April 2019

Artificial intelligence is further extending its reach into the insurtech sector, this time as QBE North America’s new TextQBE services, which assists customers through the claims process via conversational messaging.

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