Ed Broking being acquired by BGC Partners

Interesting mergers & acquisitions (M&A) news this morning as insurance and reinsurance broker Ed Broking Group announced that it is being acquired by financial broking and technology house BGC Partners.It's interesting as BGC Partners is more of a financial products broker, offering voice, electronic trading and execution services, but with read the full article →

MMC to acquire JLT, shrinking broker landscape

The insurance and reinsurance broker landscape is set to shrink further, as one of the top players Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. has agreed to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc for a cash consideration of $5.6 billion.The pair have major specialty insurance and reinsurance broking divisions, as well as read the full article →

Reinsurance broker Beach & Associates to be acquired by Acrisure

Beach & Associates, the specialist insurance and reinsurance broker which often arranges trades with collateralized and ILS fund markets, is to be acquired by retail insurance agency network Acrisure LLC who will buyout existing shareholders including private equity fund manager Aquiline.Beach has a practice focused on industry-loss warranty (ILW) broking read the full article →