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- May 31 2023
Gallagher Re recruits from Guy Carpenter for China, Hong Kong CEO
Jia Lou (pictured) joins in June from the rival broker in Hong Kong, while Alex Xia joins from Munich Re to lead Gallagher Re's Beijing branch.
- May 29 2023
IRDAI proposes perpetual licence for brokers: report
The regulator plans to remove the three-year renewal requirement for intermediary licences as part of recommended amendments to Insurance Act.
- May 24 2023
US broking giant Brown & Brown enters Asia with Kentro buy
The sixth largest global broker eyes expansion in the region through MGA Nexus and specialty broker Capstone.
- May 23 2023
Brown & Brown acquires Nexus and Xenia owner Kentro Capital
The acquisition gives the US broker a foothold in Asia through MGAs Nexus and Spectrum, and broker Capstone.
- May 19 2023
Guy Carpenter swoops for Howden Tiger Hong Kong leadership team: sources
IAN understands that the move includes Stephen Warwick, Howden Tiger’s head of treaty for Asia Pacific.
- May 18 2023
AUB in US$100m equity raise as Tysers UK retail JV with PSC called off
The fundraise is more than the US$66.5m it was due from PSC under the 50/50 JV agreement, as the broker targets more M&A.
- May 17 2023
Howden appoints APAC chair amid global management restructure
Mark Wood takes on the insurance broking role with Goh Chye Huat and Matt Bacon to lead Asia and Pacific, respectively, as the broker brings retail, specialty, reinsurance and underwriting under group CEO David Howden.
- May 16 2023
Gallagher’s Australia arm acquires Mavco Insurance
The Perth-based construction specialist is Gallagher's tenth deal down under in the last 12 months.
- May 5 2023
Frontier launches fac broker with ‘big Australia focus’
The wholesale broker will focus on finding capacity for hard-to-place risks such as crypto, cannabis, cyber and tech PI.
- May 3 2023
Marsh signals Western Australia expansion plans with broker buy
The acquired firm, Austral Risk Services, is a specialist in transport and serves over half the taxi and limousine market in Perth.
- May 2 2023
BMS acquires Australian MGA Gard Insurance
The deal, which is the first acquisition of an Australian underwriting agency for the specialist broker, includes hospitality specialist ALE Underwriting.
- April 28 2023
AUB and PSC delay Tysers retail JV deal again
Commercial terms are expected to be finalised in the coming weeks delaying the start date of May 1.
- April 26 2023
Gallagher targets South Korea and Taiwan after Japan foray
Following the announcement of a corporate broking and fac operation with 15 people in Tokyo and senior regional hires, IAN understands the broker is close to launching in Korea.
- April 24 2023
Kiwi broker Donaldson Brown appoints first CEO
Stefan Azzopardi has joined from health and pet insurer Southern Cross Health Society, where he was chief finance and risk officer.
- April 21 2023
Marsh McLennan targets US$300m savings by 2024, Marsh sees 11% APAC Q1 growth
The global broker has been changing its senior management structure by appointing regional and country leaders to oversee its four units Marsh, Mercer, Oliver Wyman and Guy Carpenter.
- April 20 2023
Gallagher launches Japan commercial and wholesale fac broker
Takuya Aibe and Tetsuro Nakazawa have joined the broker from Marsh. Aibe becomes CEO of retail and Nakazawa CEO of wholesale and fac.
- April 19 2023
BMS snaps up Perth broker Western United Financial Services
WUFS is a specialist in hospitality and transport and its managing director Brett Waterman will lead BMS’s Western Australia business.
- April 18 2023
WTW elevates My Thien Nguyen as Vietnam country leader
Nguyen, who was the broker’s CFO for the country, replaces Philippe Robineau.
- April 13 2023
J.B. Boda Viva Indonesia Reinsurance Brokers names Ricky Natapradja as CEO
He has held senior positions in Sompo Insurance Indonesia and Mitra Proteksi Madani.
- April 11 2023
Gallagher appoints Ralph Sherbahn as Asia financial lines leader
Sherbahn, who joins from Zurich, is based in Hong Kong and reports to North Asia CEO Thomas Wang.