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RenRe forecast to gain more ILS market share: Analysts

Bermudian reinsurance firm and third-party capital manager RenaissanceRe is forecast to gain market share in insurance-linked securities (ILS) management by the equity analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.RenaissanceRe (RenRe) is in the process of acquiring Japanese owned reinsurance firm Tokio Millennium Re, a major transaction for the firm and one read the full article →

Miller completes acquisition of ILW broker Alston Gayler (AG)

Miller Insurance Services LLP, the London broker majority owned by Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has completed its acquisition of Lloyd’s accredited and London headquartered insurance and reinsurance broker Alston Gayler (AG).Alston Gayler has a recognised ILW broking practice specialty and experience broking to collateralised reinsurance markets as a result and read the full article →

Willis Towers Watson closes Securities M&A advisory unit

Insurance and reinsurance broking group and advisory Willis Towers Watson (WTW) is closing down its Securities mergers & acquisitions (M&A) advisory unit, as it's understood that this business as a distinct unit does not fit the strategic direction of the company anymore.We understand that after over eight years of operating read the full article →

RenaissanceRe to acquire Tokio Millennium Re for $1.5bn

RenaissanceRe, the Bermudian reinsurer and third-party reinsurance capital management veteran, is set to acquire the Tokio Millennium Re reinsurance operations of Japanese giant Tokio Marine, in an acquisition valued at $1.5 billion that brings together an ILS capital manager and a leading reinsurer that also operates as an ILS facilitator.The read the full article →

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 →

ILW broker Alston Gayler (AG) to be acquired by Miller

Lloyd’s accredited and London headquartered insurance and reinsurance broker Alston Gayler (AG), which has a recognised ILW broking practice, is to be acquired by fellow broker Miller Insurance Services LLP, the London broker majority owned by Willis Towers Watson (WTW).Alston Gayler (AG) is well-known as a broker in the insurance-linked read the full article →