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2013

COLEMONT FINLAND OY ACQUISITION ADDS TO HOWDEN’S NORDIC CAPABILITIES

11 Dec 2013

Howden Broking Group, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the acquisition of a majority share in Finnish broker Colemont Finland Oy, adding further strength to Howden’s growing Nordic platform.  Colemont Finland Oy has significa...

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HOWDEN EXPANDS IN THE UK WITH LAUNCH OF PRIVATE CLIENT DIVISION

29 Nov 2013

Howden Insurance Brokers, part of Howden Broking Group, announced today the launch of its new Private Client division and the appointment of Simon Aitken as Managing Director.  Aitken joins Howden from Lycetts Insurance Brokers where he spent over 11...

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JOHN VAN KUFFELER TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN OF HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP

27 Nov 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, announced today that Non-Executive Chairman, John van Kuffeler, will retire from the board in December 2013 just prior to his 65th birthday. He completes a five year term, duri...

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HYPERION ALIGNS HOWDEN AND FP MARINE CREATING SINGLE MARINE BROKING ARM

21 Nov 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, announced today that it will create a single global Marine broking arm by bringing together FP Group, with its operations in Hong Kong, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Beijing and T...

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DUAL Welcomes AIG Europe Limited as Capacity Provider

20 Nov 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced that AIG Europe Limited will partner with them via the Tamesis DUAL specialty excess of loss reinsurance entity.  AIG Europe Limited joins DUAL’s existing capacity providers on 1st...

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HYPERION BRINGS TECHNOLOGY TO THE FORE WITH NEW CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

20 Nov 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, announced today that it has appointed David Jack as Chief Information Officer, in what is a new role for the Group.  Jack joins Hyperion from thetrainline.com where he spent fo...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP ACQUIRES SPECIALIST ISRAELI BROKER BAR-ZIV RAVID

05 Nov 2013

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the acquisition of Israeli insurance broker Bar-Ziv Ravid Insurance Group.  With the addition of the Tel Aviv-based business, Howden’s operation in Israel becomes one of the top...

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DUAL Appoints Regional Managing Director of Asian Operations

22 Oct 2013

DUAL International, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the appointment of Mark Spadaccini as Regional Managing Director of DUAL Asia, responsible for both the Hong Kong and Singapore offices. Currently Managing Director of DUAL Sin...

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PHILLIP OLDCORN AND ANDREW HILLIER JOIN DUAL TO LAUNCH ASSET UNDERWRITING DIVISION

08 Oct 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has launched a new asset protection division, DUAL Asset Underwriting (DAU).  With capacity supported by carriers including AA rated Catlin Group, the division provides niche insurance products...

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EXPANSION FOR HOWDEN BROKING GROUP WITH LEADING NORDIC OPERATION

02 Oct 2013

Howden Broking Group, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the acquisition of a majority share in leading Norwegian insurance broker NorthEdge Forsikringsmegling AS.  The Oslo-headquartered company, founded in 2006, has expertise...

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DUAL renews over £200m of global financial lines binders

02 Oct 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the successful renewal of the company’s main global financial lines binders with its existing carrier panel, led by Arch and Liberty and supported by Hiscox and Barbican, as well a...

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Hyperion Insurance Group Acquires U.S. Underwriting Agency, PGI Commercial Through its Subsidiary, DUAL

01 Oct 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, announced today the intention to significantly expand its underwriting agency business in the US through the acquisition, by its subsidiary DUAL, of PGI Commercial (PGI), a lea...

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DUAL Appoints Senior Financial Institutions Underwriter

20 Aug 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Damian Crowe, who joins the Financial Institutions division in London as a Senior Underwriter.  Crowe will have responsibility for developing FI D&O business...

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HOWDEN INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED ENTERS EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SPACE IN THE UK

08 Aug 2013

Howden Insurance Brokers Limited, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the acquisition of Employee Benefits consulting and insurance broking service provider Workplace Pension Solutions (UK) Limited (WPS).  The business will operate unde...

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HYPERION ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF INVESTMENT BY GENERAL ATLANTIC

09 Jul 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, is pleased to announce that global growth equity firm, General Atlantic, has completed the acquisition of just under 30% of the shares in Hyperion from 3i and BP Marsh.  The tr...

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HOWDEN APPOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR TO LEAD RETAIL BUSINESS ACROSS ASIA

08 Jul 2013

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the appointment of V. Harikes as Managing Director of Howden's Retail businesses in Asia.Harikes joins from PT Asuransi Indrapura, part of the Zuellig Group, where he was Preside...

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HOWDEN ENTERS CHILEAN MARKET WITH PATAGONIA CORREDORES DE SEGUROS

04 Jul 2013

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group,  is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 25% shareholding in Chilean insurance broker Patagonia Corredores de Seguros.  The firm is based in Santiago, Chile and its capabilities span Propert...

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Shane Doyle and Damien Coates Swap Roles at DUAL International

02 Jul 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the appointment of Shane Doyle as CEO and Group Chief Underwriting Officer of its global operations.  Damien Coates now returns to Australia full-time to lead DUAL’s expanding As...

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HOWDEN WINDSOR ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE ARRANGEMENT WITH AMTRUST FOR SOLICITORS

28 May 2013

Howden Windsor, the specialist Professional Indemnity division of Lloyd’s broker Howden Insurance Brokers Limited, announced today an exclusive arrangement with A-Rated Insurer AmTrust Europe Limited that will bring new capacity to the Solicitors’ Pr...

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DUAL Announces Senior Appointments in its UK Operation

02 May 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today a number of senior appointments in its UK operation. Jennifer Martin, currently Underwriting Director of Financial Lines in the UK, has been appointed Underwriting and Binder Man...

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FP’S ALTO PLATFORM PROVIDES INSURANCE TO INTTRA’S MEMBERS

16 Apr 2013

INTTRA, the world’s largest multi-carrier shipping network for ocean freight, has launched a new member service that enables shippers to purchase cargo insurance from marine insurance specialist, FP Marine Risks, via INTTRA’s e-commerce platform. “By...

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GENERAL ATLANTIC BUYS 30 INTO THE HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP

27 Mar 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, is pleased to announce that global growth equity firm, General Atlantic, has signed an initial agreement to acquire just over 30% of the shares in Hyperion.  The transaction va...

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DUAL STRENGTHENS OPERATIONAL AND GOVERNANCE FUNCTIONS

06 Mar 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the next phase of its structural strengthening following a strategic review. Shane Doyle, Deputy CEO of DUAL International, will take on the new role of CEO of DUAL’s UK business...

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DUAL Appoints Non-Executive Chairman

20 Feb 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Grant as Non-Executive Chairman of the DUAL International Board of Directors and Non-Executive Director of DUAL’s UK operating companies. Grant sta...

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HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP INVESTS IN HONG KONG BASED MARINE BROKER

04 Feb 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance intermediary group, and FP Group Limited (FP), the Hong Kong-headquartered specialist marine broking group, are pleased to announce their partnership today, with Hyperion taking a 55% stak...

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DUAL launches D&O capacity aimed at foreign companies listed on U.S. securities markets

04 Feb 2013

DUAL Specialty Underwriters, LLC with offices in Miami and New York announced today the launch of a new international Directors’ & Officers’ Liability (D&O) program aimed at foreign companies listed on U.S. securities markets through American...

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HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP ANNOUNCE 2012 FINANCIAL RESULTS

29 Jan 2013

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, an international insurance intermediary group with 67 offices in 28countries around the world, is pleased to report its financial results for the year end 30 September 2012. 2012 Financial Highlights Total revenue f...

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DUAL Strengthens Risk Management and Governance

15 Jan 2013

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the strengthening of its Risk and Governance functions with a number of senior management appointments.  Hazel Beveridge joins DUAL from Markel as Chief Actuary and Strategic Di...

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