"Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven" wrote Wordsworth, and I'm pretty sure that brokers in the current market must be sharing these feelings.
Ron Whyte and Julian Samengo-Turner's reign as London market supremos at broker Integro has come to end as they work on establishing a new venture, Inside FAC can reveal.
Facultative reinsurance placements will be included in the new facility planned by Willis for up to 20 percent of its London-led specialty insurance book, Inside FAC understands.
Assessing the cause of the train crash between two commuter trains outside New York on Friday 17 May will be crucial in determining the extent of any commercial (re)insurance exposures, according to Connecticut transport commissioner James Redeker.
The scale of expected losses from the 18-20 May US tornadoes has been confirmed by risk modeller Eqecat, with a loss range between $2bn and $5bn predicted.
Expansive US retail broker Brown & Brown has agreed to buy Beecher Carlson for $336.5mn.
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has added to the estimates of a potentially tough Atlantic hurricane season after predicting an "active or extremely active" 2013
Lloyd's insurer Marketform is expanding its international book by underwriting US hospital professional liability, which includes medical malpractice and associated general liability insurance, from 1 June.
The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies has added its voice to those urging President Obama to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) next year.
Marsh is adding to its South American platform with a deal to buy leading Peruvian broker Rehder y Asociados Group for undisclosed terms.
ACE Group has continued its expansion into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the appointment of Nikhil Soman as financial lnes underwriting manager for the business.