Mergers and Acquisitions

Fitch Believes M&A Can Benefit Re/insurers by Increasing Resilience

February 14, 2018

The combination of continued competitive pressures, the effects of US tax reform, and catastrophe losses in 2017 is leading to speculation of more mergers and acquisitions (M&A) among re/insurers in 2018, especially in the Bermuda market, says Fitch Ratings. Read More

EWI Re and R&Q Complete an RRG Auto Liability Assumption

January 30, 2018

Reinsurance intermediary EWI Re sourced a recent assumption transaction completed by Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q). The deal was an assumption of auto liabilities from a Connecticut-domiciled risk retention group (RRG) to R&Q's wholly owned A- admitted insurer, Accredited Surety and Casualty Company. Read More

AIG Bolsters Reinsurance Business with Bermuda-Based Validus Purchase

January 26, 2018

American International Group, Inc. (AIG), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Validus Holdings, Ltd., a provider of reinsurance, primary insurance, and asset management services. The acquisition represents a significant step forward in AIG's strategy to deliver profitable growth and brings a diverse and complementary set of franchises across specialized products and regions. Read More

Davies Group Acquires R&Q's Captive Management Operations

January 16, 2018

Davies Group, a leading operations management, consultancy, and digital solutions provider, will acquire Randall & Quilter's (R&Q) insurance services and captive management operations. The sale follows R&Q's previously announced decision to simplify its operations to focus on core high-growth activities. Read More

Sedgwick Claims Management Acquires Cunningham Lindsey

December 7, 2017

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting, claims management, and risk solutions firm. Read More