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Apex Group Closes Acquisition Of GFin

Apex Group Closes Acquisition Of GFin

Apex Group Ltd. announced the final close of the acquisition of GFin Corporate Services Ltd. following regulatory approval from the Financial Services Commission. “GFin is a Mauritius based and licensed Management Company, providing fund administration services to institutional clients. Its integration into the Group enhances Apex’s long-established... Read more of this article

Monument Re & Charles Taylor Transaction

Monument Re & Charles Taylor Transaction

Monument Re announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Charles Taylor Group’s Isle of Man life and investment operations, following receipt of regulatory approval from the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority and non-objection from the Bermuda Monetary Authority. LCL International Life Assurance Company Limited has been renamed Monument... Read more of this article

Apex Announces Acquisition Of FundRock

Apex Announces Acquisition Of FundRock

Apex Group Ltd. announced the final close of the acquisition of FundRock Management Company SA and FundRock Partners Ltd  following full regulatory approvals. A spokesperson said, “The FundRock brand will be retained, and will operated as a subsidiary of parent, Apex Group. FundRock’s clients will now benefit from Apex’s long-established... Read more of this article

Apex Group To Acquire GFin Corporate Services

Apex Group To Acquire GFin Corporate Services

Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider, announced the planned acquisition of GFin Corporate Services Ltd. [GFin]. A spokesperson said, “Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider, announced today the planned acquisition of GFin Corporate Services Ltd. [GFin]. GFin is a Mauritius based and licensed management company, providing... Read more of this article

Sompo International Holdings Acquire W. Brown

Sompo International Holdings Acquire W. Brown

Sompo International Holdings has acquired W. Brown & Associates Insurance Services. A spokesperson said, “Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that it has acquired W. Brown & Associates Insurance Services [W. Brown] the aviation industry’s... Read more of this article

Ares, Aspida Confirm Closing Of F&G Acquisition

Ares, Aspida Confirm Closing Of F&G Acquisition

Ares Management Corporation and Aspida Holdings confirmed the completion of Aspida’s previously announced acquisition of F&G Reinsurance from FGL Holdings. A spokesperson said, “Ares Management Corporation [Ares] and its indirect subsidiary Aspida Holdings Ltd. [Aspida] jointly announced today the completion of Aspida’s previously announced... Read more of this article

Apex Group Acquires Transfer Agency IASL

Apex Group Acquires Transfer Agency IASL

Apex Group Ltd. announced the acquisition of transfer agency business, Investor Administration Solutions Limited [IASL]. A spokesperson said, “The acquisition of IASL, from parent company Professional Partners Administration Limited [PPAL], complements Apex’s existing advanced transfer agency platform and integrates an experienced team of transfer... Read more of this article

AmWINS To Acquire Bermuda-Based ISBL

AmWINS To Acquire Bermuda-Based ISBL

AmWINS Group Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire International Specialty Brokers Limited [ISBL], a Bermuda-based P&C wholesale insurance/reinsurance broker. “We are excited to partner with Alan Waring, Alan Mooney and the entire ISBL team,” said Scott M. Purviance, Chief Executive Officer of AmWINS. “With their comprehensive access... Read more of this article

Monument Completes Acquisition From Zurich

Monument Completes Acquisition From Zurich

Monument Re announced today that Monument Life Insurance d.a.c completed the acquisition of a portfolio of unit-linked International Portfolio Bond policies from Zurich Life Assurance plc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. In accordance with the approval of the Irish High Court, the portfolio has transferred, as of the 30th November 2020,... Read more of this article

R&Q Re To Acquire Bermuda Captive Company

R&Q Re To Acquire Bermuda Captive Company

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings  has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a Bermuda-domiciled captive insurance company. A statement from the company said, “Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. [R&Q], the leading non-life global specialty insurance company focusing on Program Management and Legacy Insurance... Read more of this article

Argo Group Announces Closing Of Ariel Re Sale

Argo Group Announces Closing Of Ariel Re Sale

Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. today [Nov 25] announced the closing of the sale of Ariel Re to Pelican Ventures and J.C. Flowers & Co. “This is an important milestone for Argo Group as we simplify our operations – primarily as a U.S.-focused specialty insurer,” said Chief Executive Officer Kevin J. Rehnberg. “We are pleased to complete... Read more of this article

Bacardi Acquires Cocktail Company TAILS

Bacardi Acquires Cocktail Company TAILS

Bacardi Limited, which is headquartered n Bermuda, has acquired 100% ownership of cocktail company TAILS. A statement from the company said that the announcement follows the “successful relationship the two companies have enjoyed since Bacardi acquired a minority stake in TAILS in 2018.“Since it was established in London 10 years ago,... Read more of this article

Arch & Watford: Revised Merger Agreement

Arch & Watford: Revised Merger Agreement

Arch Capital Group and Watford Holdings today [Nov 2] announced a revised definitive agreement under which Arch will acquire all of the common shares of Watford for an increased price of $35.00 per share. A spokesperson said, “This revised all-cash consideration is valued at approximately $700 million and represents a premium of approximately 96%... Read more of this article