Brokers News

01 I 09 I 2014

The market has been rife with M&A announcements and rumours of late – signs that such activities in the insurance sector may pick up soon.

There have been some encouraging signs that M&A activity is picking up steam in the insurance sphere, with several entities publicly stating their interests to acquire or sell in recent months. 
 
In late May, AXA Group and its...
25 I 08 I 2014

The latest trends in the Mena brokerage industry.

24 I 08 I 2014

Insurance companies should be more focused on delivering training to their staff, according to a panel of experts at the latest Mena IRbreakfast briefing.

Husain Al Ajmi, assistant director and head of centre insurance at the Bahrain...
24 I 08 I 2014

Mecca's public transport companies have decided to invite insurers to sign contracts with them that would speed up the insurance compensation process and the time taken for repairs of vehicles involved in accidents.

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21 I 08 I 2014

Since the advance of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) into northern Iraq two months ago, underwriters have increased political risk premiums by about 10% for existing clients and by 50% for new policies, according to Clements Worldwide, a Washington-based...

21 I 08 I 2014

The first seven months of this year saw 1,529 road accidents in Dubai that killed 106 people and resulted in injury to 1,316 people. More than 1,000 of the accidents were car-on-car crashes.

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