insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2022 AUB to acquire Lloyd's wholesale broker Tysers https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/aub-to-acquire-lloyds-wholesale-broker-tysers https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/aub-to-acquire-lloyds-wholesale-broker-tysers AUB Group has entered into an agreement to acquire UK-based Lloyd’s wholesale broker Tysers for $880 million...

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Mon, 09 May 2022 09:20:00 +1000
Graham Stevens dies https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/graham-stevens-dies https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/graham-stevens-dies Leading broker Graham Stevens has died in Melbourne after a battle with cancer...

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Mon, 09 May 2022 09:14:00 +1000
Full Court backs insurers on BI appeal https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/full-court-backs-insurers-on-bi-appeal https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/full-court-backs-insurers-on-bi-appeal The Full Court has largely upheld the findings of an earlier Federal Court decision in the appeal over business interruption cover during the covid pandemic...

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Mon, 21 Feb 2022 17:09:00 +1100
Zurich's Australia operations 'not for sale' https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/zurichs-australia-operations-not-for-sale https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/zurichs-australia-operations-not-for-sale Zurich Insurance Group CEO Mario Greco says the company’s Australian operations are not for sale...

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Mon, 21 Feb 2022 09:12:00 +1100
Are we ok? Wellness Survey results revealed https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/are-we-ok-wellness-survey-results-revealed https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/are-we-ok-wellness-survey-results-revealed The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions have left more than a quarter of insurance industry professionals so worried about their mental health that they have considered or sought out expert help...

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Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:52:00 +1100
COVID test case judgment: insurers win the day https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/covid-test-case-judgment-insurers-win-the-day https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/covid-test-case-judgment-insurers-win-the-day The Federal Court today found in favour of insurers on the vast majority of issues in the second business interruption test case on COVID-19 claims – but an appeal looms...

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Fri, 08 Oct 2021 17:11:00 +1100
Steadfast acquires Coverforce in $411.5 million deal https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/steadfast-acquires-coverforce-in-411-5-million-deal https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/steadfast-acquires-coverforce-in-411-5-million-deal Steadfast has acquired Coverforce, one of Australia’s largest privately owned insurance brokers, for $411.5 million...

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Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:53:00 +1000
It's off: Aon/WTW merger axed https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/its-off-aonwtw-merger-axed https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/its-off-aonwtw-merger-axed The mega-merger that would have created the biggest insurance brokerage in the world has been abandoned, with Aon paying Willis Towers Watson a $US1 billion termination fee...

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:54:00 +1000
Zurich’s Plant takes up senior role at IAG https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/zurichs-plant-takes-up-senior-role-at-iag https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/zurichs-plant-takes-up-senior-role-at-iag Zurich Australia General Insurance CEO Tim Plant is leaving the business to join IAG as Chief Insurance and Strategy Officer before the end of the year...

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Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:38:00 +1000
NIBA names Philip Kewin as CEO https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/niba-names-philip-kewin-as-ceo https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/niba-names-philip-kewin-as-ceo The National Insurance Brokers Association says Philip Kewin will become the group’s new CEO following the retirement of Dallas Booth later this year...

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