Media Centre

2015

HYPERION HIRES BP CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER LYN GROBLER

04 Nov 2015

Hyperion Insurance Group, the world’s largest employee-owned insurance group, today announced that Lyn Grobler will be joining from BP as Group Chief Information Officer. Grobler, VP and CIO of Corporate Functions at BP, will join Hyperion in Januar...

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TALBIR BAINS BECOMES INTERIM CEO OF DUAL

16 Oct 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today that Shane Doyle will leave DUAL to begin an independent venture. Having completed the integration of Aqueduct Underwriting, part of RKH Group, into DUAL and following the close...

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CLEM BOOTH JOINS DUAL BOARD AS CHAIRMAN AND HYPERION BOARD AS NED

02 Oct 2015

Hyperion, the world’s largest employee-owned insurance group, announced today that Clem Booth will join DUAL, its underwriting arm, as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.  He will also become a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Hyperion.  The a...

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DUAL M&A liability team open for business Frankfurt and London

03 Sep 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, announces today that its Frankfurt and London-based M&A Liability team is open for business. Niki Demirbilek joins as Global Head of M&A Insurance, supported by up to EUR/USD 50m of...

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Howden UK announces acquisition of Perkins Slade

10 Aug 2015

Howden UK, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Perkins Slade Forrest Holdings Ltd (‘Perkins Slade’), subject to shareholder and regulatory approval. Perkins Slade is a leading independent insurance broke...

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RKH Specialty appoints Gert Schlossmacher to lead trade credit team

20 Jul 2015

RKH Specialty, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Gert Schlossmacher as co-Managing Director of its Financial Risks Division. Gert will join in January 2016, reporting to Barnaby Rugge-Price, CEO of RKH...

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DUAL intends to ‘shake-up UK Agricultural market’

10 Jul 2015

DUAL enters UK agriculture sector with ‘instant quote and bind’ product for farming industry New DUAL Farms & Estates team to be led by Dean Robertson DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the launch...

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Adrian Colosso to retire as Chief Executive Officer of Howden UK

07 Jul 2015

Hyperion Insurance Group, the world’s largest employee-owned insurance and reinsurance intermediary group, announces today that Adrian Colosso will be stepping down and retiring from his role as CEO of Howden UK at the end of July 2015. Adrian came o...

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DUAL appoints Angus Watson as new Chief Claims Officer

07 Jul 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is today pleased to announce that it has appointed Angus Watson as Global Chief Claims Officer, joining 1 September 2015. Angus will join from Arch Insurance Company (Europe) Limited where h...

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Oliver Corbett to join Hyperion as Group Chief Financial Officer

30 Jun 2015

Hyperion Insurance Group, the world’s largest employee-owned insurance and reinsurance intermediary group, is pleased to announce that Oliver Corbett will join the Group as CFO. Corbett, currently Interim CFO at Towergate, will take up the role in Au...

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DUAL enters CEE market with launch of DUAL Polska

29 Jun 2015

DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce its launch into Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as DUAL Polska, following the acquisition of the majority stake of Torun headquartered insurance specialist, Data Co...

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DUAL continues expansion of its global marine offering

25 Jun 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is delighted to announce the continued expansion of its Global Marine and Energy practice following the launch of a marine offering at DUAL Australia Pty Ltd (‘DUAL Australia’).  DUAL Austra...

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Howden and InsuRisx's transformational cyber offering

23 Jun 2015

Howden, the international broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, and Cyber Insurance technology specialists Insurisx Inc. have today announced their plans to work together on a major initiative that will help drive significant change to the way tha...

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HOWDEN INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES SENIOR SINGAPORE APPOINTMENTS

13 May 2015

Howden International, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is delighted to announce that Goh Chye Huat is to join its international broking business as Chief Executive Officer and Principal Officer of its Singapore retail operation, subject to regulator...

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DUAL ASSET UNDERWRITING APPOINTS MARK DENNIS TO LEAD NEW DIVISION

12 May 2015

DUAL Asset Underwriting, the specialist asset protection division of The DUAL Group, is delighted to announce the appointment of industry veteran Mark Dennis, who will be joining from August, to lead its new DUAL Residential Risks division, based in...

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HOWDEN ACQUIRES CARE SPECIALISTS CHIS AND PRIMECARE

06 May 2015

Howden has today announced the acquisition of Brighton-based Care Home Insurance Services (CHIS) and PrimeCare, both market-leading brands of PrimeCare Insurance Services Limited. The broker is a well-known specialist in the provision of insurance to...

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HYPERION AND RKH GROUP ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF MERGER AGREEMENT

30 Apr 2015

The newly combined business provides clients with a viable, independent alternative. Hyperion Insurance Group Limited (Hyperion) and R K Harrison Holdings Limited (RKH) are pleased to announce the completion of the merger of the two businesses, follo...

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DUAL APPOINTS HEINER EICKHOFF AS EUROPEAN CHAIRMAN

27 Apr 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, has appointed Heiner Eickhoff as Chairman of its European hub. Heiner founded DUAL Deutschland in 2005 building it into Germany’s leading provider of Financial Lines insurance before diversi...

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DUAL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NETHERLANDS MARINE OPERATIONS

13 Apr 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the opening of its first Netherlands office. The Rotterdam office will initially write Marine and Energy lines with DUAL’s complete suite of products added over time....

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DUAL'S GLOBAL MARINE AND ENERGY BUSINESS TO START UNDERWRITING

01 Apr 2015

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is today pleased to announce that its global Marine and Energy business will start underwriting immediately supported by CNA Hardy’s Lloyd’s syndicate. Under the leadership of Bernt Hellman,...

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TALBIR BAINS JOINS DUAL GROUP AS GLOBAL CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER

09 Mar 2015

Talbir Bains joins DUAL Group as Global Chief Underwriting Officer with responsibility for management of capital and carrier relations and maintaining underwriting control and governance. Shane Doyle, DUAL Group CEO, commented “I’m delighted that Tal...

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HYPERION AND RKH GROUP ANNOUNCE SIGNING OF MERGER AGREEMENT

03 Mar 2015

Merger will create the world’s largest majority employee-owned insurance group Further to their announcement on 5th November 2014, Hyperion Insurance Group Limited (Hyperion) and R K Harrison Holdings Limited (RKH) are pleased to announce the signing...

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HYPERION ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 FULL YEAR FINANCIAL RESULTS

19 Jan 2015

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, a leading international insurance intermediary group, announces today its financial results for the year ended 30 September 2014. Financial Highlights Revenue increased by 19% to £199.0m from £166.6m EBITDA of £43.2...

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HOWDEN ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MAJOR MALAYSIAN BANK, CIMB

09 Jan 2015

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has acquired an initial 49% stake in, and management control of, CIMB Insurance Brokers (CIB) from CIMB Group. CIB is a Malaysian retail broker specialising in financial lines, commercial, EB, m...

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