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Hub International acquires Oxford in New York

07:06, 13 October 2015

Oxford Coverage provides commercial-lines insurance for the nursing home and assisted-living industry

Bathia: Probitas to be ‘standard bearer’ for emerging market business

16:17, 12 October 2015

New syndicate 1492 launched today

Markel enters marine trades market with RSA hire

15:57, 12 October 2015
Marina: Markel's marine trades product will be offered to marinas, yacht clubs, boat dealers, vessel repairers and builders, fishing harbours and marine contractors

Steve Loader joins from RSA

QBE European Operations hires Ball as director of motor

15:51, 12 October 2015

Roger Ball has spent 16 years with Allianz

ANV appoints Helson managing agency chief

15:20, 12 October 2015
Janet Helson: new chief executive of ANV Syndicates

Helson takes over from Andrew Hall

French floods to cost up to €650m

13:42, 12 October 2015

Association Française de l’Assurance is expecting more than 60,000 claims


Police collect items at the site of a bomb explosion in Nyanya, Nigeria: militants loyal to Islamic State say they were responsible for the explosion
© 2015 Gbenga Olamikan/AP

Explosions in Kuje and Nyanya kill at least 18 people, with Islamic State in West Africa province saying it was behind attacks


Hurricane Katrina closes in on the US Gulf Coast in 2005: ceding companies should not put off discussing what happens when the next 'big one' hits

It is easy to forget how disruptive a catastrophe can be to reinsurers' business plans


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The Walbrook Building: home to Capsicum Re in London
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Stephen Rix joins from Liberty Special Markets


Probitas syndicate 1492 launched

11:01, 12 October 2015
Lloyd's: Probitas syndicate 1492 begins underwriting today

Syndicate is managed by Capita with capital and distribution backing from Istmo Re


The leading companies are working hard to expand their customer base at both micro and macro level

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