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Howden’s climate risk report calls on the risk transfer industry to change insurance for (social) good

21.10.21 4 minute read

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Aston Lark joins Howden to create a standout, full-spectrum British broker with unrivalled reach and access

Union of Howden UK, A-Plan Group and Aston Lark will serve clients from individuals to global corporates across the UK and Ireland with the greatest geographic and product reach in the market.

13.10.21 4 minute read

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Howden acquires Aneco to cement its position in Norway

Acquisition builds scale and specialist expertise for Norwegian and international clients.

12.10.21 2 minute read

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Howden accelerates in Belgium with acquisition of Sarton & Associés

Deal marks Howden Belgium’s first acquisition after successfully launching last year and offers clients access to a broader range of expertise and exceptional client service.

11.10.21 2 minute read

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Howden enters Estonian market with acquisition of CHB Insurance Brokers

Latest acquisition underlines strategy to build out best-in-class expertise on the ground for European clients and represents entry point into the Baltic region.

01.10.21 2 minute read

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Howden seeks to plug the disaster relief funding gap by unlocking private capital for social good

Howden will bring together leading voices in the public, private and charity sectors to explore alternative methods of financing disaster relief projects at COP26 event

01.10.21 3 minute read

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Howden appoints Stanley Cochrane as Head of Energy Transformation

Cochrane will work with Howden’s Natural Resources and Climate Risk and Resilience teams to help accelerate and de-risk the move towards a low carbon economy.

22.09.21 2 minute read

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€50 million cost of Covid-19 football player absence

Clubs around Europe’s top 5 leagues hit by rising cost of player absence and earlier peak in injury occurrence due to Covid-19 disrupted season.

20.09.21 3 minute read

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EIURS to add Intact Inland Marine products

DUAL subsidiary EIURS is offering expanded Inland Marine coverage on their suite of casualty products in the energy, environmental, and contractors sectors.

08.09.21 2 minute read

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Howden appoints Paul Tubb to lead new Infrastructure Assets team

Appointment reinforces Howden’s commitment to invest in specialised expertise as it continues to build out Construction capability.

01.09.21 2 minute read

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Howden sets out its intention for growth in the large corporate client space with the appointment of Adam Reed

31.08.21 2 minute read

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Disaster relief expert Caroline Birch joins Howden to help develop funding solutions for humanitarian aid

24.08.21 2 minute read

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Howden begins major expansion in the Netherlands with appointment of Jeroen Everling as CEO Netherlands, Corporate

23.08.21 2 minute read

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DUAL signs transformational deal to acquire Align Financial Holdings

Acquisition creates international MGA group redefining underwriting

12.08.21 2 minute read

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Howden Group appoints Kelly Lyles as Non-Executive Director

Howden Group Holdings today announced the appointment of Kelly Lyles as an independent Non-Executive Director to the Board

04.08.21 2 minute read

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Howden bolsters its market leading Sports & Entertainment practice with appointment of newly created Head of Entertainment role

Howden announced today that it has appointed Charlie Connell to its Sports & Entertainment practice group

03.08.21 2 minute read

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Howden Group Holdings commits to plastic neutrality

Howden pledges to reduce its plastic consumption, and offset the rest, as part of its wider commitment to curbing the impact its business has on the environment.

30.07.21 2 minute read

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Howden begins Italian journey with acquisition of independent broker Andrea Scagliarini SpA

Howden continues rolling out European strategy with launch of start-up platform in Italy and acquisition of premier Italia

29.07.21 2 minute read

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Howden Specialty, Miami launches Financial Lines division; appoints Gerardo Jacobo and Nestor Rodriguez

Connecting Latin American clients with London Market to offer choice and capacity

28.07.21 2 minute read

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Howden Reinsurance hires Luke Birtwistle as Divisional Director of newly formed Casualty Treaty Team

Howden Reinsurance has today announced the first appointment to its newly formed Casualty treaty team

26.07.21 2 minute read

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Howden launches Climate Risk and Resilience capability

New team will use insurance to create markets that drive climate action and increase resilience in an increasingly volatile world.

15.07.21 2 minute read

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DUAL’s new flood WebRater allows fewer keystrokes and higher hit ratios

DUAL has just released enhancements to their online rating platform allowing users access to two flood programs and an estimated 25% increase in eligible properties.

07.07.21 2 minute read

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Howden Group commits to responsible business action as part of the UN Global Compact.

Today, we are pleased to share our first Communication on Progress as part of our commitment to the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact.

06.07.21 2 minute read

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Global cyber insurance pricing increases 32% as insurers grapple with the changing face of cyber risk

Howden has today released a new report on the cyber risk landscape, titled “Cyber Insurance: A Hard Reset”.

05.07.21 5 minute read

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HX launches premier insurance market information platform: NOVA

First of its kind insurance business intelligence platform, enabling users to better understand the insurance market and its drivers.

01.07.21 2 minute read

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Howden appoints Holger Schaefer as CEO of German businesses

Schaefer to lead Howden’s operations in Germany; Euroassekuranz, Hendricks, Howden Caninenberg and Himmelseher

24.06.21 2 minute read

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Howden Australia appoints Matt Bacon as CEO

Stuart McKellar appointed Head of Commercial & Affinity, and Nick Chubb appointed Head of Financial Lines

22.06.21 2 minute read

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DUAL Asset shortlisted for the ESTAS Conveyancer Supplier of the Year award 2021

DUAL Asset has been recognised for its outstanding customer service to its clients by The ESTAS, the biggest award scheme in the UK residential property industry.

17.06.21 2 minute read

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Howden Continues Investing in Talent with Appointment of Luigi Sturani

Sturani becomes Chief Executive Officer, Europe with Enrico Nanni appointed Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, to consolidate strong European platform for growth

16.06.21 2 minute read

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DUAL adds Forestry with the arrival of Gordon Steward

DUAL announced the appointment of Gordon Steward as Managing Director, Forestry, bringing a global Forestry offering to DUAL’s already extensive product range.

14.06.21 2 minute read

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DUAL Launches Public Company D&O Offering as Part of the New DUAL Transaction Solutions

The new D&O insurance offering will underwrite in the Public Company D&O space on an excess basis with a particular focus on Fortune 1000 business.

07.06.21 2 minute read

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Howden announced as official partner of Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse today announces an exciting new five-year deal with Howden that will see the insurance broker become an Official Partner of the racecourse.

07.06.21 2 minute read

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Launch of the world’s first fully sustainable insurer, Parhelion

Seed funded by Howden, new insurer aims to support clients with ESG transition

02.06.21 2 minute read

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Risk-adjusted property-catastrophe reinsurance pricing up 5-10% as rate momentum moderates

HX announces a market update for 1 June reinsurance renewals alongside its Q1 2021 sector earnings overview

01.06.21 2 minute read

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Howden Specialty strengthens Sustainable Energy practice with appointment of Severin Hegelbach

Howden Specialty today announced the appointment of Severin Hegelbach as Divisional Director.

26.05.21 2 minute read

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DUAL positions itself for ambitious growth in North America with strengthened leadership team

Appointments reflect DUAL’s growth strategy to capture a market worth US$60bn in GWP

18.05.21 2 minute read

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Howden acquires specialist medical and healthcare broker MPRS

Acquisition of MPRS bolsters Howden’s Health & Care division and client offering

17.05.21 2 minute read

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Howden Specialty continues its natural resources expansion in APAC, with appointment of Surya Wijaya

This appointment adds further strength to Howden Specialty’s capabilities across the Power and Energy sectors both regionally and globally.

05.05.21 2 minute read

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Howden launches retail operation in Switzerland

Felix Jenny appointed as CEO, Howden Switzerland, to build a specialist corporate platform for Swiss and multinational clients.

20.04.21 2 minute read

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Howden acquires leading Spanish broker ARTAI

This acquisition will see Howden Iberia manage more than Euro 350M in GWP, employing over 600 people across Spain, Portugal and Morocco.

19.04.21 2 minute read

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‘Insuring the invisible’: how the changing risk landscape is redefining businesses’ risk transfer needs

Howden has released a report on the evolving risk landscape and the rise of the intangible economy.

13.04.21 2 minute read

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Howden welcomes A-Plan to the Group

We are delighted to welcome A-Plan Group to the Howden family today.

01.04.21 2 minute read

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World’s first catastrophe bond for volcanic eruptions launched by Danish Red Cross to raise disaster aid

New bond makes use of sophisticated modelling and blockchain technology to offer securities against the risk of volcano-related humanitarian catastrophes.

22.03.21 2 minute read

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Howden joins cross-sector returners programme to encourage women back into the workplace

The programme will enable participating firms to tap into the “forgotten army” of experienced women who are ready to return to work after a career break.

18.03.21 2 minute read

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Howden acquires independent superyacht broker Sturge Taylor

Howden strengthens marine offering with investment in superyacht and pleasure craft insurance specialists

08.03.21 2 minute read

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Matrix MIRB rebrands as Howden in South African market

Howden today announced that Matrix MIRB will rebrand as Howden, providing a solid platform for growth in the South African market.

05.02.21 2 minute read

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Howden appoints Harrison-Sleap as it continues to build out Construction practice

Howden has announced today the appointment of Andrew Harrison-Sleap as Executive Director and Global Deputy Head of Construction.

04.02.21 2 minute read

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Howden Group Holdings announces 2020 full year results

Strong financial and strategic progress in extraordinary market conditions, as a Group building for the long term, offering choice and difference for talent and clients

27.01.21 2 minute read

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Million for a Million funding kick-starts Plastic Oceans initiative ‘BlueCommunities’

A Global Network of Local Partnerships to Inspire Worldwide Change

01.02.21 2 minute read

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Howden Group Holdings to cement strategic partnership with Steadfast in London Market specialty and with Australian retail broking launch

13.01.21 2 minute read

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Howden Group establishes capacity vehicle with capital of $84 million to support DUAL’s Treaty Reinsurance MGA Tamesis

Transaction represents first underwriting capital investment for Howden Group

13.01.21 2 minute read

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DUAL Group appoints James O’Connor as CEO North America to drive ambitious growth in the US

DUAL today announced the significant new appointment of James O’Connor as CEO, DUAL North America with immediate effect.

04.01.21 2 minute read

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Hard Times - how events in 2020 have delivered a sweeping shock to risk transfer markets

Howden Broking’s/Our report on the insurance and reinsurance market and 1 January 2021 renewals

04.01.21 2 minute read

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Dale and DUAL announce a new MGU relationship, with capacity from Aviva

Partnership brought together by Howden Reinsurance Broking

21.12.20 2 minute read

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Howden launches Capital Markets capability to create choice for clients

Howden Capital Markets will focus on innovative product development for (re)insurance sector

07.12.20 2 minute read

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Iceland office continues Howden’s drive for growth and presence in Europe

New Reykjavik branch is first internationally-established brokerage in the country

02.12.20 2 minute read

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Ana Matarranz joins Howden Iberia to lead Employee Benefits team

Appointment creates ‘centre of excellence’ in Spain

26.11.20 2 minute read

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Howden acquires specialist broker Safeonline to boost cyber offering

Acquisition creates ‘centre of excellence’ in London to complement Howden’s global cyber capability

23.11.20 2 minute read

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Hyperion Insurance Group changes its name to Howden Group Holdings

New name celebrates our roots while looking to our future

05.11.20 2 minute read

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Howden appoints Jane Bennett to further strengthen Financial Lines offering

New Senior Advisor brings further depth of experience and expertise to FL services

04.11.20 2 minute read

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Howden Specialty positions itself to become leader in the Sustainable Energy market with international hires

Announcing the launch of new Sustainable Energy practice

03.11.20 2 minute read

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Howden Specialty appoints Matthew Savitt to head APAC Natural Resources team

Matthew brings specialist expertise to our new broking capability

30.10.20 2 minute read

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DUAL announces intention to use own underwriting capital alongside existing capacity providers

16.10.20 2 minute read

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Hg invests in Hyperion in a transaction valued at US$5 billion

A long-term partnership to accelerate strategic growth and focus on technology and data

29.09.20 2 minute read

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Howden acquires St Giles Legal & Professional Risks to confirm position as leader in uk professional indemnity market

29.09.20 2 minute read

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Hyperion X strengthens research capability with Alovisi appointment

Hyperion X creates new Head of Research role to lead research arm

29.09.20 2 minute read

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Howden and A-Plan Group join to create new UK broking powerhouse

The combined businesses will be a client champion with entrepreneurship and employee ownership at its heart

23.09.20 2 minute read

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Howden wins Broker of the Year 2020

A message from Howden Broking Group’s CEO, José Manuel González

21.09.20 2 minute read

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Howden positions itself as challenger in new era for Group

16.07.20 2 minute read

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RKH Specialty Aviation team trebles in size as it builds largest independent logistics team

Welcome to our 14 new senior Aviation experts in London and Colombia

26.06.20 2 minute read

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Howden granted licence to operate in Belgium

Howden Belgium will serve clients across the Benelux region

25.06.20 2 minute read

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Howden awarded Retail Broking Team of the Year for Cyber Risk

Awarded at the Advisen Cyber Risk Awards: Quarantine Edition

24.06.20 2 minute read

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DUAL Group acquires IUA to form the largest Specialty Lines Underwriting Agency in New Zealand

Hyperion welcomes IUA team to the Group

07.05.20 2 minute read

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David Howden on the insurance industry’s response to Covid-19

Part of The Insurer’s new podcast series

28.04.20 2 minute read

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Hyperion X launches upgrade to digital platforms in response to major increase in client demand

Global lockdown drives record demand for digital broking tools

23.04.20 2 minute read

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Howden acquires leading Greek independent MATRIX Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers

MATRIX is the number one Corporate and Industrial Risks broker in Greece and Cyprus

15.04.20 2 minute read

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RKH Specialty appoints Paul O’Neill as APAC CEO

From 1st May 2020, Paul will be CEO of RKH Specialty’s thriving Asia Pacific region

15.04.20 2 minute read

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Hyperion X and Vario Partners to deliver collateralised, whole account cover to clients

Hyperion X and Vario partner to assist clients through this period of uncertainty

31.03.20 2 minute read

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Covid-19 Update

How Hyperion are responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic

17.03.20 2 minute read

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Mark Shumway, Michelle To, and Iain Davie join Hyperion X

Hyperion X Analytics, today announced the hiring of three team principals

21.01.20 2 minute read

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Hyperion Insurance Group announces 2019 full year results

Hyperion takes its place as fastest growing insurance group

20.01.20 3 minute read

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RKH Specialty boosts international healthcare offering with Richard Putnam appointment

RKH Specialty announces new Divisional Director of Healthcare

14.01.20 1 minute read

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Howden partners with leading Abu Dhabi broker, Guardian

Howden announces partnership with Guardian Insurance Brokers LLC

17.12.19 3 minute read

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Heather Goodhew appointed as non-executive director, DUAL Group

DUAL announces appointment of Heather Goodhew as non-executive director

02.12.19 1 minute read

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RKH Specialty appoints Richard Mockett as Senior Executive Officer for Dubai Hub

RKH announces the appointment of new Senior Executive Officer Richard Mockett

22.11.19 1 minute read

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Hyperion announces the appointment of Mark Craig to Group CFO

From 1 Jan 2020, Mark Craig will be Hyperion CFO with Mark Hudson as Group Finance Director

11.11.19 1 minute read

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Hyperion announces merger of Howden and RKH

Hyperion’s retail and specialist broking businesses to merge from 1 October 2019

12.09.19 3 minute read

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Rebecca Ince appointed as DUAL COO, UK & Europe

DUAL announces appointment of Rebecca Ince as Chief Operating Officer

28.08.19 1 minute read

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Howden and Cytegic partner for automated cyber risk assessment and financial impact analysis

Howden partners with cyber risk quantifier Cytegic

11.06.19 1 minute read

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Hyperion wins third Queen's award for enterprise in international trade

Hyperion recognised for outstanding continuous growth in international trade for the third time

23.04.19 1 minute read

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Howden acquires leading independent employee benefits broker Norwegian Insurance Partner

Howden Norway announces acquisition of specialist Employee Benefits broker

11.04.19 2 minute read

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Hyperion appoints Rebecca Scott as Group COO

Rebecca Scott has been appointed Hyperion’s new Group Chief Operating Officer

28.03.19 1 minute read

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Hyperion Atlantic Challenge breaks world records, raises over £170,000 for charity

RKH Account Handler and crewmate row Atlantic in 37 days, 17 hours and 42 minutes

13.03.19 2 minute read

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Michael Whitfield joins Hyperion X as an Adviser

Co-founder of Thomsons Online Benefits appointed Adviser of Hyperion X

05.03.19 2 minute read

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Howden increases its investment in Malaysia

Howden acquires strategic stake in Malene Insurance Brokers

11.02.19 3 minute read

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Miguel Baptista appointed as Chief Data Officer for Hyperion X

Miguel brings deep technical knowledge, creativity, and strategic mindset to role

01.02.19 2 minute read

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Howden and Maxi join together to form Howden Maxi, a top 10 insurance broker

Merger creates Howden Maxi - a top 10 broker in Thailand

31.01.19 3 minute read

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RKH Specialty strengthens its natural resources practice

Richard Haines is new Managing Director of Natural Resources practice

16.01.19 1 minute read

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Bozidar Ljubisavljevic to lead marine practice for Howden TMEA

Bozidar is new Regional Marine Practice leader in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa

14.01.19 1 minute read

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Hyperion Insurance Group announces 2018 full year results

Announcing financial results for the year ended 30 September 2018

10.01.19 2 minute read

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Howden acquires Punter Southall Health and Protection Holdings ltd

Howden acquires leading UK Employee Benefits health and protection consultancy

07.01.19 2 minute read

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Richard Houghton joins Hyperion as Interim Group CFO

10.12.18 1 minute read

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Julian Franzman to lead RKH Specialty’s Marine Cargo, Hull and Liabilities in the Asia-Pacific region

29.11.18 2 minute read

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Hyperion Group creates Hyperion X as fourth business focused on technology

22.10.18 2 minute read

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Tamesis DUAL appoints Ben Love as Director of Underwriting

24.09.18 2 minute read

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Howden UK expands employee benefits division

06.09.18 2 minute read

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New hire to reinforce RKH’s renewables growth

30.07.18 2 minute read

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Howden Broking Group and B.R. Puri & Company join forces in strategic partnership

25.07.18 2 minute read

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Hyperion announces management changes

25.07.18 1 minute read

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Dr. Signe Michel to join Hyperion as Non-Executive Director

23.07.18 1 minute read

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DUAL positions itself for further growth

04.07.18 3 minute read

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Hyperion Insurance Group announces strategic partnership with WNS

14.06.18 2 minute read

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Hyperion acquires minority stake in Apollo Partners LLP

13.06.18 2 minute read

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Howden partners with Asia’s leading high net worth life insurance broker, IPG

07.06.18 3 minute read

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DUAL Deutschland appoints Annett Marschollek as CEO

07.06.18 3 minute read

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Howden Germany GmbH appoints Marcel Armon as CEO

07.06.18 2 minute read

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Howden Broking Group appoints José Manuel González as CEO

04.06.18 2 minute read

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Mark Stephen joins Hyperion as NED and Chair of its Audit Committee

16.05.18 2 minute read

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DUAL Italia acquires Synkronos Italia

03.05.18 3 minute read

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Howden UK appoints Glenn Thomas as Head of Employee Benefits

25.04.18 2 minute read

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Stuart Beatty to head RKH Specialty expansion in Asia Pacific

10.04.18 2 minute read

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Howden to acquire majority stake in ACP to become one of Turkey’s largest brokers

06.04.18 2 minute read

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Hyperion Insurance Group 2017 full year results

11.01.18 3 minute read

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DUAL appoints Mark Smith as Director of Corporate Development

10.01.18 1 minute read

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DUAL appoints Justin Ansell as Head of M&A UK

10.01.18 1 minute read