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Data analytics firm sells health care services unit

By: Jerry Geisel

Published April 26, 2016 - 1:30pm CST

Data analytics provider Verisk Analytics Inc., Jersey City, New Jersey, on Tuesday disclosed that private equity firm Veritas Capital Fund Management L.L.C. is purchasing its health care services business.

AIG-driven venture targets small to medium enterprise market

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 26, 2016 - 11:14am CST

AIG, Hamilton Insurance Group and affiliates of Two Sigma Investments will provide insurance for small to mid-sized companies.

Health insurer execs reap massive rewards in deal-heavy 2015

By: Bob Herman, Modern Healthcare

Published April 26, 2016 - 10:46am CST

UnitedHealth Group Inc. CEO Stephen Hemsley earned $14.5 million in 2015, according to a filing Friday, but he wasn't the top-earning health insurance executive.

Insurers jostle for position in trying market

By: Gavin Souter

Published April 24, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Attractive insurance pricing is expected through 2016 as insurers reposition themselves in the commercial property/casualty market.

Marsh appoints Bermuda leaders as Ezekiel retires

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 19, 2016 - 4:22pm CST

Marsh IAS Management Services (Bermuda) Ltd. said on Tuesday that it has named Jill Husbands chairman of Marsh IAS Bermuda and Lawrence Bird head of office for Marsh IAS in Bermuda.

USI Insurance Services acquires agency

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 19, 2016 - 3:26pm CST

USI Insurance Services L.L.C. said on Tuesday that it has acquired Toledo, Ohio-based Brooks Insurance Inc.

Acquisition expands insurer's presence in Lloyd's syndicates

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 19, 2016 - 10:46am CST

New York-based AmTrust Financial Services Inc. said Tuesday that it will acquire specialty insurer ANV Holdings B.V. from the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for $218.7 million in cash.

RIMS 2016 in pictures

Published April 15, 2016 - 12:01am CST

A visual tour of the sights of San Diego, RIMS festivities, panels and honorees.

Hilb Group acquires specialized agency

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 13, 2016 - 9:44am CST

The Hilb Group L.L.C. said on Tuesday that it has acquired Keene, New Hampshire-based Clark-Mortenson Insurance.

Latest Gallagher purchase adds retail broker with construction expertise

By: Rob Lenihan

Published April 12, 2016 - 12:23pm CST

The company sees Waite Park, Minnesota-based Charles Allen Agency complementing Gallagher's Midwest business.

Ironshore purchases remaining 80% stake in surety provider

By: Rob Lenihan

Published April 11, 2016 - 12:16pm CST

Ironshore Inc. said it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 80% of Lexon Surety Group L.L.C. in an all-cash deal.

Lower health insurer profits here to stay?

By: Shelby Livingston

Published April 08, 2016 - 2:08pm CST

Deteriorating profits for publicly traded health insurers' commercial business could be the “new norm,” according to A.M. Best Co. Inc.

Private equity firm in the lead to buy Verisk Analytics' health care unit: Sources

By: Thomson Reuters

Published April 08, 2016 - 10:09am CST

Carlyle Group L.P. has so far prevailed in an auction for Verisk Health, which has also attracted interest from other buyout firms, sources say.

Women to Watch: Where are they now …

By: Louise Esola

Published April 08, 2016 - 12:01am CST

It's been 10 years since Business Insurance started the Women to Watch program. To celebrate, we are catching up with past honorees.

Anbang buys Allianz's Korean units

By: Thomson Reuters

Published April 06, 2016 - 11:13am CST

(Reuters) — Anbang Insurance Group has agreed to buy German insurer Allianz's South Korean businesses for more than $3 million, the Chinese company said on Wednesday.

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires employee benefits group

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 05, 2016 - 5:42pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said on Tuesday that it has acquired Capitol Benefits Group.

Broker USI acquires Indiana agency

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 04, 2016 - 3:36pm CST

USI Insurance Services L.L.C. said on Monday it has acquired Forrest Sherer Insurance Inc. from First Financial Corp.

National insurance distributor acquires personal lines agency

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 04, 2016 - 1:16pm CST

Confie Seguros acquires Axiom Insurance Agency.

Marsh & McLennan Agency acquires benefits consulting firm

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 04, 2016 - 12:04pm CST

Corporate Consulting Services to add to Marsh's employee benefits, retirement planning and human resources consulting services.

Cooper Gay completes sale of U.S. business

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 04, 2016 - 11:59am CST

CGSC North America Holdings now part of BB&T in $500 million deal.

S&P lukewarm on prospects for continued insurer mergers

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 04, 2016 - 10:30am CST

High levels of capital will keep driving deals despite patchy track record, according to report by ratings agency.

Zurich acquires crop insurer

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 01, 2016 - 11:47am CST

Zurich American Insurance Co. said on Friday that it has acquired Rural Community Insurance Agency Inc. and its subsidiary Rural Community Insurance Co. The two are collectively known as Rural Community Insurance Services.

Deal will provide workers comp for transportation sector

By: Stephanie Goldberg

Published March 31, 2016 - 12:49pm CST

K2 Insurance Services L.L.C. has acquired Morris Plains, New Jersey-based managing general agency High Point Underwriters.

AIG mortgage insurance unit files for IPO of up to $100 million

By: Thomson Reuters

Published March 31, 2016 - 8:38am CST

(Reuters) — AIG said it would spin off the unit in an attempt to overhaul its structure in the face of pressure from investor Carl Icahn.

Mercer partnership to improve multinational benefits

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published March 30, 2016 - 2:47pm CST

Mercer L.L.C. said on Wednesday that it has partnered with Thomsons Online Benefits to expand their respective offerings to multinationals.

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