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- May 30 2023
China’s SDIC to sell its 20% stake in Jintai Insurance: report
The state-owned investor, which is the second-largest shareholder of the Chengdu-based general insurer, has set a US$7.5m base price for the stake.
- May 30 2023
Axa Korea in sale talks with Kyobo Life, Kakao Insurance: report
Local media reports suggest the life insurer plans to pick up a 51% stake while the digital carrier will buy the remaining stake in the French insurer's Korean arm.
- 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
RenaissanceRe to buy Validus Re from AIG for US$3bn
The transaction includes AlphaCat Managers and Talbot Treaty reinsurance business, but AIG will retain Talbot Underwriting and Western World.
- 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 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
bolttech closes Tokio Marine-led US$196m Series B round with US$1.6bn valuation
MetLife and Khazanah among investors in the latest round by the insurtech, which will use the proceeds for organic and inorganic expansion.
- 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 11 2023
Generali launches unified brand for Malaysian general insurance arms
Axa Affin and MPI Generali Insurans will now operate under an integrated Generali Malaysia brand.
- May 3 2023
Sri Lanka Insurance to hive off general insurance arm as it readies for sale: report
The state-owned insurer's portfolio includes more than one million general and life policyholders each, with a combined GWP of US$131m.
- 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
Hinduja Group offers to inject US$43m into India’s Reliance General Insurance
The offer is part of the group's takeover bid for troubled financial services group Reliance Capital, which owns 100% of the general insurer.
- April 26 2023
Sompo to focus on integrating domestic and oveseas businesses: report
The Japanese group does not see the need for further acquisitions, says COO Mikio Okumura.
- April 24 2023
IAG revives RACQ takeover talks: report
The Australian reported that discussions have resumed between both parties even as a conclusive deal could take time and is ‘some way off’.
- 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
ACCC extends Suncorp bank sale review period
Acquirer ANZ has agreed to an extension of the regulatory assessment period from June 12 to July 28.
- April 10 2023
Nexus completes majority buyout of Spectrum Risk
Spectrum's presence within the MENA and Asia Pacific market fits with Nexus Underwriting's wider portfolio.
- April 5 2023
Australian antitrust regulator questions benefits of Suncorp’s bank divestment
The company said the bank sale to ANZ will allow it to "improve its processes as well as enhances the capacity to attract capital" to support its insurance business.
- April 3 2023
AUB and PSC postpone Tysers UK retail JV launch to May 1
The Australian brokers told the stock exchange that the start date has been delayed by a month as the deal finalisation continues.
- March 22 2023
Envest Group acquires Wellington Underwriting
The specialty liability underwriting agency currently places more than US$20m in gross written premiums.