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Howden welcomes A-Plan to the Group

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