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2014

HOWDEN ENTERS INTO SPORTS INSURANCE WITH ACQUISITION OF GERMAN GROUP

19 Nov 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, announces majority acquisition of German insurance distribution group,  Schouten Sicherheit International GmbH (SSI), subject to regulatory approval.With five operating subsidiaries specialising...

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HOWDEN ANNOUNCES UK EXPANSION WITH ACQUISITION OF POWELL BATESON LIMITED

17 Nov 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is  delighted  to announce the acquisition of UK based Powell Bateson Limited. Powell Bateson Limited (PB) is a commercial insurance broker and risk management consultancy with clients throughou...

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STEPHEN BONNINGTON AND PETER HOLT JOIN DUAL PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY

17 Nov 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group,  is pleased to announce the hire of Stephen Bonnington to lead its  professional indemnity and cyber business. Stephen will begin his role in the New Year. Stephen has extensive experience a...

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HOWDEN ANNOUNCES MAJOR ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS IBEROAMERICAN PLATFORM

13 Nov 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Harmonia Corretora de Seguros Ltda (Harmonia), from Hub International Limited, subject to regulatory approval. Harmonia is a full service insurance brok...

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HYPERION AND RKH GROUP ENTER INTO EXCLUSIVE MERGER DISCUSSIONS

05 Nov 2014

Newly combined business would form the world’s largest, independent and employee-owned insurance and reinsurance intermediary group. Merger aims to offer clients and employees a unique alternative as industry consolidation continues. Hyperion Ins...

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DUAL, THE UNDERWRITING ARM OF HYPERION, ANNOUNCES QUOTA SHARE VEHICLE

14 Oct 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today the inception of a simplified worldwide binder structure which brings US$425 million of Non-US international capacity together in a quota share vehicle.  The facility is effectiv...

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HOWDEN ADDS POLAND TO ITS EUROPEAN PLATFORM WITH ACQUISITION OF LEADING BROKER

10 Sep 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the acquisition of a majority share in Donoria, a leading Polish insurance and reinsurance broker which specialises in Motor, Directors’ and Officers’ and Cargo insurances, a...

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HOWDEN WINDSOR AND LEXSURE HELP FIRMS SAVE THOUSANDS ON PII

07 Aug 2014

Howden Windsor, the specialist Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) division of Howden Insurance Brokers Limited, has announced an exclusive arrangement with software provider Lexsure which could see law firms save thousands of pounds on their annu...

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HOWDEN ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF CHANNEL ISLANDS OPERATION

29 Jul 2014

Howden Broking Group, the broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has launched a Channel Islands operation providing on-the-ground expertise in the Private Client and Trust communities, and Professional Liability, Transactional Liability, Directors’...

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HYPERION APPOINTS ANN BERRESFORD TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

25 Jul 2014

Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, announced today (24th July 2014) that Ann Berresford will join its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective 24 July 2014.Berresford is a Non-Executive Director...

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DUAL APPOINTS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER FOR MIDLANDS AND SOUTH-WEST

24 Jul 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the appointment of Jodie Gibbons, who has joined DUAL’s Business Development Team as a Regional Development Manager.  Based in Cardiff, Gibbons will work closely with brokers...

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JUAN NAVEDA JOINS NEW FINANCIAL LINES DIVISION AT DUAL

17 Jul 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the appointment of Global Developer and Senior Underwriter Juan Naveda, who has joined the newly combined DUAL Financial Lines – UK, a division of DUAL Corporate Risks.  In t...

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BERNT HELLMAN JOINS DUAL TO BUILD MARINE AND ENERGY PRACTICE

04 Jul 2014

DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today that it has appointed leading market figure Bernt Hellman to form its new Marine and Energy practice.  With close to 20 years’ experience in the sector, Hellman joins from...

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DUAL ANNOUNCES SENIOR ACCIDENT & HEALTH UNDERWRITER

23 Jun 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Richard MacNaughton, who joins the Group as a Senior Underwriter in its Accident & Health Division.MacNaughton will work closely with Managing Director Graha...

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DUAL Group announces new Chief Financial Officer

16 Jun 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the appointment of Andy Elston as Chief Financial Officer, DUAL Group.  Chartered Accountant Elston brings over 20 years’ finance experience to DUAL, having led finance opera...

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DUAL announces Phillip Oldcorn as Chief Operating Officer, Europe

13 Jun 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the appointment of Phillip Oldcorn as Chief Operating Officer, Europe.  In this new role for the Group, Oldcorn will lead and oversee the development of DUAL Corporate Risks,...

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JOHN BENNETT BECOMES NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND INTERIM CHAIRMAN OF HOWDEN

28 May 2014

John Bennett, formerly CEO of the combined London operations of Howden and Windsor and latterly responsible for leading the expansion of the combined UK broking business, has decided to retire from his full time role with Howden after more than 30 ye...

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SUCCESS FOR HOWDEN AT TWO HEDGE FUND SECTOR AWARDS

09 Apr 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has picked up the Best Insurance Firm Award at HFMWeek Magazine's 2014 European Hedge Fund Services Awards. This follows success at the 2014 Hedge Fund Journal Awards, where Howden was named Bes...

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PGI COMMERCIAL REBRANDS AS DUAL FOLLOWING THE ACQUISITION BY HYPERION

31 Mar 2014

The U.S. underwriting agency PGI Commercial (PGI) will become DUAL Commercial LLC effective March 31, 2014.  The name change follows the acquisition of PGI by Hyperion Insurance Group, an international insurance intermediary group, in October 2013.Lo...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP LAUNCHES DEDICATED FINE ART AND SPECIE DIVISION

25 Mar 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the launch of its Fine Art and Specie Division.  The operation will be led by Managing Director Mark Gregson, who has joined Howden from Lloyd & Partners Ltd.  David Fish...

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HOWDEN ANNOUNCES COLOMBIAN REINSURANCE BROKER ACQUISITION

19 Mar 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced that it has entered into an agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire NMB Colombia Corredores de Reaseguros S.A, a reinsurance broker located in Bogota.  The addition o...

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SENIOR APPOINTMENTS MARK LAUNCH OF CONSTRUCTION DIVISION AT HOWDEN

05 Mar 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the launch of its dedicated Construction Division.  John Perrin and Paul Lewis join Howden to lead the team, bringing significant product and market expertise to the broking...

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LAUNCH OF HOWDEN’S NETHERLANDS MARINE AND LIABILITY BROKING OPERATION

25 Feb 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the opening of a new Rotterdam-based marine insurance operation.  The start-up will work predominantly in the Dutch Marine and Liability sectors, including Construction and all ass...

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HOWDEN ACQUIRES TWO COLOMBIAN BUSINESSES

12 Feb 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the acquisition of two Colombian insurance brokers, Wacolda S.A. and Proseguros S.A.Wacolda has offices in Bogota, Medellin, and Cali in Colombia, Quito in Ecuador and Lima in Peru...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP POSITIONS ITSELF FOR NEXT PHASE OF GROWTH

31 Jan 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today a strengthened management team to take the broking group into its next phase of development and expansion.Adrian Colosso, who joined Howden Broking Group in May 2013 as Chairman,...

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HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP LIMITED ANNOUNCES ITS 2013 FINANCIAL RESULTS

20 Jan 2014

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, an international insurance intermediary group with 79 offices in 33 countries around the world, is pleased to report its financial results for the year ended 30 September 2013. 2013 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Total revenu...

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DUAL Announces New European Business Development Director

13 Jan 2014

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Nick Grazier as Business Development Director, Europe.  Grazier will provide strategic sales and business development support to divisions across DUAL’s European...

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SENIOR APPOINTMENTS BRING INTERNATIONAL EXPERTISE TO AVIATION

13 Jan 2014

Howden Insurance Brokers, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, today announced the appointment of John Lloyd, who joins its Aviation Division as Managing Director.  Lloyd will lead the Howden Aviation Division working alongside Stewart Pearce and jo...

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