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Arch To Acquire Ventus Risk Management

Arch To Acquire Ventus Risk Management

Arch Insurance North America [Arch] announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ventus Risk Management [Ventus], a technology and analytics-driven managing general underwriter [MGU] that specializes in providing coastal commercial property insurance solutions to small and mid-sized enterprises. Ventus was founded in 2016, with the... Read more of this article

Assured Guaranty To Acquire BlueMountain

Assured Guaranty To Acquire BlueMountain

Assured Guaranty – a publicly traded Bermuda-based holding company — has entered into an agreement to purchase all of the outstanding equity interests in BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC  and its associated entities for a purchase price of approximately $160 million, subject to certain adjustments. BlueMountain is an alternative asset... Read more of this article

Arch Capital To Acquire Barbican Group Holdings

Arch Capital To Acquire Barbican Group Holdings

Arch Capital Group Ltd. has entered into an agreement to purchase Barbican Group Holdings Limited from funds managed by Carlson Capital, a U.S.-based alternative asset management firm, subject to regulatory approval. The acquisition includes Barbican Managing Agency Limited, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1955, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1856 [Arcus], Lloyd’s Special... Read more of this article

Minimax Takes Over Island Shippers Client Base

Minimax Takes Over Island Shippers Client Base

Minimax Forwarders Limited has taken over the small package delivery and shipping client base of Island Shippers Ltd. A spokesperson said, “Effective immediately, Minimax Forwarders Limited has taken over the small package delivery and shipping client base of Island Shippers Ltd. There will be no interruption in service to Island Shipper’s clients,... Read more of this article

Butterfield Complete Acquisition Of ABN AMRO

Butterfield Complete Acquisition Of ABN AMRO

The Bank of Butterfield has completed the acquisition of ABN AMRO [Channel Islands] Limited [ABN AMRO CI], the Channel Islands-based banking subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., following receipt of all regulatory approvals. Effective today, ABN AMRO CI has been renamed Butterfield Bank [Channel Islands] Limited [BBCI]. Over the next 12 months, Butterfield... Read more of this article

Monument Re Completes Acquisition Of Nordben

Monument Re Completes Acquisition Of Nordben

Monument Re has completed the acquisition of Nordben Life and Pension Insurance Co. Limited [Nordben] from BenCo Insurance Holding B.V., following receipt of regulatory approval from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission [GFSC]. Manfred Maske, CEO of Monument Re Group, said: “The completion of this transaction positions the Monument Group well... Read more of this article

Argus Acquires FirstUnited Insurance Brokers

Argus Acquires FirstUnited Insurance Brokers

The Argus Group has just announced its intention to acquire FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Limited [FirstUnited], an insurance brokerage firm that provides professional insurance broking services to individuals and businesses in Malta. The transaction is subject to receipt of all regulatory approvals. “For many years the Argus Group has successfully... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank To Acquire ABN AMRO Limited

Butterfield Bank To Acquire ABN AMRO Limited

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], the Bank of Butterfield announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a Channel Islands-based banking business. The filing stated: “The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited, a leading offshore bank and trust company headquartered in Bermuda with significant operations in... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Firm Advises MMC On Acquisition

Carey Olsen Firm Advises MMC On Acquisition

A cross-jurisdictional Carey Olsen team has advised Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. [MMC] on its acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc for US$5.6 billion in fully diluted equity value. The acquisition, which was first announced in September 2018, has now completed and advances MMC’s leadership position in insurance and reinsurance... Read more of this article

Monument Re Acquires Portfolio From Rothesay

Monument Re Acquires Portfolio From Rothesay

Monument Re announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the €140m portfolio of Irish annuities from Rothesay Life Plc. The acquisition has been structured initially as reinsurance to Monument Re and is expected to be followed by a Part VII transfer of the portfolio to Laguna Life d.a.c., subject to regulatory and court approvals. Manfred... Read more of this article

Monument Re Completes Acquisition Of Robein

Monument Re Completes Acquisition Of Robein

Monument Re has completed the acquisition of Robein Leven N.V. and its subsidiaries following receipt of regulatory approval by the De Nederlandsche Bank [DNB]. Manfred Maske, CEO of Monument Re Group, said: “We are pleased to announce the regulatory approval from the De Nederlandsche Bank and the completion of our acquisition of Robein in the Netherlands.... Read more of this article

RenaissanceRe Completes Acquisition Of TMR

RenaissanceRe Completes Acquisition Of TMR

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. today [March 22] announced that it has concluded its acquisition of Tokio Millennium Re [TMR]. The acquisition was originally announced on October 30, 2018 and the completion follows the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. Kevin J. O’Donnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of RenaissanceRe, said: “The... Read more of this article

Video: Polaris Acquires East End Asphalt

Video: Polaris Acquires East End Asphalt

[Updated] Polaris Holding Company is holding a press conference this morning [March 15] to announce a new business matter. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 21-minute replay is belowUpdate 10.30am: Polaris Holding Company announced the acquisition... Read more of this article