insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 AUB acquires share in Queensland IBNA broker http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/aub-acquires-share-in-queensland-ibna-broker http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/aub-acquires-share-in-queensland-ibna-broker AUB Group has announced a 50% acquisition of Queensland-based LEA Insurance Brokers, with the transaction expected to complete on May 1…

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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:31:00 +1000
QBE goes green with $400 million issue http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-goes-green-with-400-million-issue http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-goes-green-with-400-million-issue QBE is issuing $US300 million in debt securities as part of a green investment program that aims to generate environmental benefits…

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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:30:00 +1000
Zurich joins travel elite with Cover-More purchase http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/zurich-joins-travel-elite-with-cover-more-purchase http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/zurich-joins-travel-elite-with-cover-more-purchase Zurich is now one of the world’s top three global travel insurance providers with the completion of the acquisition of Sydney-based Cover-More…

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QBE named most valuable Australian insurance brand http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-named-most-valuable-australian-insurance-brand http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-named-most-valuable-australian-insurance-brand QBE is the most valuable Australian insurance brand, according to rankings from London-based consultancy Brand Finance…

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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:30:00 +1000
Achmea appoints new CEO http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/achmea-appoints-new-ceo http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/achmea-appoints-new-ceo Emma Thomas, a former executive at New Zealand rural insurer Farmers Mutual Group, has been appointed CEO of agricultural insurer Achmea Australia…

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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:29:00 +1000
Tower’s Debbie claims may top $11 million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/towers-debbie-claims-may-top-11-million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/towers-debbie-claims-may-top-11-million New Zealand insurer Tower says claims costs for storm damage caused by the latter stages of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie will reach $NZ10-12 million…

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