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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP APPOINTS NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

07 Dec 2012

Howden Broking Group Limited, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce that Adrian Colosso will join the broking group as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013. Colosso was formerly CEO of Heath Lambert, and bec...

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DUAL Launches General Liability Division

07 Nov 2012

As part of the continued expansion of its product capabilities, international underwriting agency DUAL has formed a new division to underwrite specialty liability business. The division will be led by well-known London market figure John Murphy, as...

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LORD FORSYTH JOINS BOARD OF HYPERION AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

17 Oct 2012

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited is delighted to announce that Lord Forsyth has joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director. Lord Forsyth is a Director of J&J Denholm, NBNK Investments, the Centre for Policy Studies and Safor.  He is a former De...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP ANNOUNCES ITS LAUNCH IN BRAZIL

12 Oct 2012

Howden Broking Group, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce its launch in Brazil following the acquisition of a 51% stake in Conset Seguros.Founded in 1998 by Fernando Castro and Adelia Ribeiro, Conset is a specialist broker wi...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP INTEGRATES WINDSOR PARTNERS LIMITED

10 Oct 2012

Howden Broking Group Limited, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the transfer of business and assets from Windsor Partners Limited to Howden Insurance Brokers Limited, effective 1st October 2012, as part of the wider integration...

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DUAL Announces New Capacity Providers

27 Sep 2012

DUAL International is pleased to announce that Liberty and Barbican will join Arch, Hiscox and MSIG as capacity providers for DUAL's global financial lines portfolio from 1st October 2012. Damien Coates, CEO of DUAL International, commented: "This is...

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HSU AND VK UNDERWRITERS TO ALIGN UNDER DUAL BRAND

03 Sep 2012

The DUAL Group, the specialist underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today that it will rebrand its North and Latin American underwriting operations as DUAL.  HSU and VK Underwriters (VKU), based in Miami, FL with offices in New Yor...

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HOWDEN SPECIALTY UNDERWRITERS TO OPEN NEW YORK OFFICE

06 Aug 2012

Howden Specialty Underwriters (HSU), part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Misson to lead its New York office.  He will become a member of the executive team and will report directly to Bobby Vernon, CEO of...

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DUAL Group Named Underwriting Agency of the Year

31 Jul 2012

On July 4th 2012, the DUAL Group was named Underwriting Agency of the Year at the British Insurance Awards. The annual Awards ceremony, held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, brings together 2000 insurance professionals to celebrate the achievement...

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Damien Coates' Interview with Post Magazine

25 Jul 2012

DUAL International CEO, Damien Coates, was interviewed recently by Post Magazine’s editor Lynn Rouse after 100 days in the role.  Please click here to read the article.

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HYPERION COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF WINDSOR LIMITED

04 Jul 2012

HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP LIMITED, the international insurance intermediary group, is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory approval to acquire Windsor Limited from the management and employees and their institutional backer Hutton Colli...

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HOWDEN INVESTS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH KEY HIRE OF RICHARD FRIEDL

22 Jun 2012

Howden Broking Group, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Friedl to their North American Property and Casualty division as Head of Business Development. Friedl will report to John Plummer, who leads...

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HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP REACHES AGREEMENT TO BUY WINDSOR

01 Jun 2012

Hyperion  Insurance  Group  Limited,  the  international  insurance  intermediary  group,  is  pleased  to announce that it has reached agreement to acquire Windsor Limited from the management and employees and their institutional backer Hutton Colli...

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HYPERION WINS SECOND QUEEN'S AWARD IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE

24 Apr 2012

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance intermediary group, has won a Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade for the second time.Recognised as the UK’s most prestigious business accolade, the award comes on the back...

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HYPERION TO SELL MAJORITY STAKE IN CFC TO PRIVATE INVESTORS & MANAGEMENT

10 Apr 2012

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance intermediary group, and CFC Underwriting Limited, today announced that they have reached agreement for Hyperion to sell its majority stake in CFC Underwriting Ltd to a consortium of privat...

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DUAL AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW PRODUCTS TO FI AND A&H LINES

19 Mar 2012

DUAL Australia is pleased to announce the launch of four new products to compliment our Financial Lines and Accident and Health product suites. Peter Bailey, Managing Director – DUAL Australia, said “DUAL continues to push the boundaries in product i...

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HYPERION'S FAST GROWING PROFITS RECOGNISED IN SUNDAY TIMES

09 Feb 2012

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance and reinsurance distribution group, has placed 39th on the Sunday Times Deloitte Buyout Track 100 league table of fastest growing private equity backed companies. The placement follows Hyp...

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HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP LIMITED 2011 FINANCIAL RESULTS

17 Jan 2012

Hyperion  Insurance  Group  Limited  (“Hyperion”),  an  international  insurance  intermediary  group  with  52 offices  in  28  countries  around  the  world,  is  pleased  to  report  its  financial  results  for  the  year  end  30 September 2011....

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HOWDEN APPOINTS BRIAN DALLAMORE AS CONSULTANT IN ASIA

01 Dec 2011

Howden Broking Group, the broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, is delighted to announce that renowned industry expert Brian Dallamore has joined the Group as an advisor and consultant in Asia, and has been appointed as a non-executive director of...

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HYPERION APPOINTS DAMIEN COATES AS CEO OF DUAL INTERNATIONAL

01 Dec 2011

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance and reinsurance distribution group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Damien Coates as CEO of DUAL International, the Group’s largest specialist underwriting agency. He takes over...

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HOWDEN EXPANDS NORTH AMERICAN EXPERTISE WITH TWO KEY HIRES

28 Nov 2011

Howden Insurance Brokers Inc., part of Howden Broking Group, is delighted to announce that Karen Kutger and Dawn Sequeira have joined the wholesale and reinsurance division of the group, and will be based in New Jersey. Kutger and Sequeira join from...

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DUAL CORPORATE RISKS LAUNCHES SPECIALTY REINSURANCE BUSINESS

21 Nov 2011

Specialist underwriting agency DUAL Corporate Risks has created Tamesis DUAL, a specialty excess of loss reinsurance business. Tamesis DUAL will be led by Tony Lovett, as Managing Director and will report to Russell Kilpatrick, Executive Chairman of...

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HYPERION COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF OPERATIONS IN SE ASIA

08 Nov 2011

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance and reinsurance distribution group, is delighted to announce that its broking subsidiary, Howden Broking Group Limited, has completed the acquisition of the insurance operations of Accette...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP ENTERS ENERGY SECTOR WITH NEW DIVISION

02 Nov 2011

Howden Broking Group, the broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, today announced the launch of its new Energy Division, which will be headed by sector specialist Alan Brooks. Tim Coles, CEO of Howden Broking Group, said: “I have previously stated t...

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ENGLISH COMMUNITY CARE ASSOCIATION DECLARES HOWDEN AS PRIMARY BROKER

25 Oct 2011

The English Community Care Association (ECCA), the largest representative body for community care in England, has appointed Howden Insurance Brokers as preferred supplier of insurance services to its care provider membership. Lance Rigby, Executive D...

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DUAL AUSTRALIA APPOINTS NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

08 Aug 2011

The DUAL Group has been operating in the Asia Pacific region for the last 7 years with offices throughout Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane), New Zealand and Hong Kong.  DUAL today has announced Katherine Newton’s departure from the co...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN BERMUDA

01 Aug 2011

Howden Broking Group, part of international insurance and reinsurance distribution group Hyperion, is pleased to announce the opening of a new wholesale and retail operation in Bermuda’s capital, Hamilton. Tim Coles, Chief Executive Officer of Howden...

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DUAL INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS IN SEVERAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

12 Jun 2011

DUAL opens for business in Austria and DUAL Deutschland gains Lloyd’s coverholder status. DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce that DUAL Austria will open its doors in Vienna on July 1st 2012.  Liabilit...

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HOWDEN INSURANCE BROKERS APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN

08 Jun 2011

Howden Broking Group is pleased to announce that its UK subsidiary, Howden Insurance Brokers Limited has appointed Lorraine Adlam as Chairman.  In addition to her role as leader of the Group’s Financial Institutions practice, Ms Adlam will step up fr...

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DUAL AND GSM AG LAUNCHES COMBINED D&O/LEGAL PROTECTION COVER

07 Jun 2011

DUAL Deutschland, a leading supplier for innovative D&O and PI-Solutions and the GSM AG, established specialist for legal protection cover, bring together their know-how to offer a new and so far unique product, a combined D&O/Legal Protectio...

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HOWDEN APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF STRUCTURED CREDIT AND POLITICAL RISKS

01 Jun 2011

Howden Broking Group, part of international insurance and reinsurance distribution group Hyperion, is pleased to announce that industry specialist Mark Cooper has joined its global wholesale practice as Director of Structured Credit and Political Ris...

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DUAL ITALIA SIGNS BANCASSURANCE DEAL FOR D&O

25 May 2011

DUAL Italia, part of the DUAL Group, has announced an agreement with Intesa Sanpaolo Group, the largest bank in Italy and one of the largest in Europe, to sell Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) policies through all of the bank’s branches that servic...

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THE HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP STRENGTHENS PI OFFERING

03 May 2011

Hyperion Insurance Group (‘Hyperion’ or ‘the Group’) is pleased to announce that its broking subsidiary, Howden Broking Group, (‘Howden’) has reached agreement to acquire the broking activity of professional indemnity specialist PYV Limited. The acqu...

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HOWDEN LAUNCHES PI SOLUTION FOR SMALL SURVEYING FIRMS IN THE UK

11 Apr 2011

Howden Insurance Brokers Limited, the RICS preferred UK PI broker, is pleased to announce the launch of RiskSurv, a PI solution for RICS regulated firms with a fee income of under £750,000 per annum.  As part of the company’s commitment to the survey...

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HYPERION INSURANCE GROUP STRENGTHENS ISRAEL OFFERING

14 Mar 2011

Howden Broking Group is pleased to announce that its Israeli broking subsidiary has reached agreement to acquire the broking activity of Davidoff.Davidoff Insurance Brokers was founded in 1963 as a family-owned businessand is one of the leading gener...

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DUAL Corporate Risks appoints international property manager

21 Feb 2011

Specialist underwriting agency DUAL Corporate Risks has appointed Neil Flatman to manage its International property business. The appointment is in line with the company’s advance into international property following the launch of its P&C divisi...

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HYPERION ANNOUNCES 2010 FULL YEAR FINANCIAL RESULTS

17 Feb 2011

Hyperion, the international insurance and re-insurance distribution group with divisions in broking and underwriting, today announces its audited consolidated results for the year ended 30th September 2010. Financial highlights:     Group revenue ha...

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HOWDEN FORMS PROGRAMME WITH LIBERTY UNDERWRITERS

05 Jan 2011

Howden Specialty Underwriters, Hyperion Insurance Group’s US general agent, forms programme with Liberty International Underwriters.Howden Specialty Underwriters LLC, a subsidiary of Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, and Liberty International Underwr...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP STRENGTHENS MEXICAN OFFERING

17 Nov 2010

Howden Broking Group agrees a new partnership with one of Mexico’s premier financial lines consultancies. Hyperion is pleased to announce that its broking subsidiary, the Howden Broking Group (‘Howden’), has signed a formal co-operation agreement wit...

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HYPERION - ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING UK INSURANCE COMPANIES

23 Oct 2010

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited was nominated as one of the fastest growing companies in the UK in the Insurance Times annual Top 50 Brokers published in September 2010 and reached 6th position in the Insurance Post’s Top 25 EC3 Brokers published in...

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HOWDEN FURTHER STRENGTHENS ASIA OFFERING IN SINGAPORE

30 Sep 2010

Howden Broking Group agrees to buy Singapore’s Accette Insurance Group Hyperion is pleased to announce that its broking subsidiary, the Howden Broking Group, (‘Howden’) has reached agreement to acquire Accette Insurance Group (‘Accette’). The acquisi...

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HOWDEN BROKING GROUP ANNOUNCE KOREAN NAME CHANGE

15 Sep 2010

Earlier this year Howden took a shareholding in one of the leading specialist reinsurance brokers in Korea and on 30th August this joint venture officially changed its name to Howden Korea. The Managing Director of Howden Korea, Mr Yeonha Chung start...

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DUAL and Hiscox in global capacity deal

12 Aug 2010

DUAL International, a leading specialist underwriting agency and an underwriting division of the Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced a long term strategic partnership with specialist insurer Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX) to provide up to 25% of DUAL’s cap...

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UNDERWRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD GOES TO CFC UNDERWRITING

22 Jul 2010

Specialist lines underwriting agency, CFC has been announced as Underwriter of the Year 2010 by the renowned British Insurance Awards. Having been shortlisted amongst such prestigious company as Hiscox, Chubb and CNA Europe, the award was presented t...

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DUAL LAUNCHES NEW PROPERTY AND CASUALTY DIVISION

20 Jul 2010

Specialist underwriting agency DUAL Corporate Risks today announced the launch of a new Property & Casualty division with initial capacity to be provided by Amlin. Steven Price has been appointed as Director of Property and Casualty to lead the d...

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STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH NEWLINE TO DRIVE D&O GROWTH FOR DUAL

15 Jul 2010

Specialist underwriting agency DUAL Corporate Risks has created a strategic alliance with Newline Syndicate 1218 at Lloyds. Syndicate 1218 will provide DUAL £10m of excess capacity. This is in addition to the highly profitable £10m programme that DUA...

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DUAL Corporate Risks announces launce of new broker PI facility

17 May 2010

Specialist professional indemnity underwriting agency, DUAL Corporate Risks has secured new capacity for underwriting broker’s professional indemnity cover. The £5m liability capacity, provided by AmTrust Group, is available for Lloyd’s brokers and a...

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CHRIS BLACKHAM MARKS RETURN TO THE INDUSTRY WITH NON-EXEC ROLE AT HOWDEN

15 Feb 2010

Howden today announces that after a two-year absence, Chris Blackham has returned to the insurance industry by joining the board of Howden Insurance Brokers Limited as a non-executive director. In this new role, Chris will provide support and guidanc...

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HYPERION REPORTS INCREASE IN OPERATING INCOME FOR 2009

08 Feb 2010

Hyperion, one of the UK’s fastest growing insurance groups, today announced another set of impressive results for the 12 months ending 30 September 2009. Against an extremely challenging financial market background the Group reported an operating inc...

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HYPERION APPOINTS CEO AND COO OF HOWDEN BROKING GROUP

18 Jan 2010

The Hyperion Insurance Group today announces the next step in the development of Howden Broking Group with investment in a global leadership team to spearhead the future growth of the business. Hyperion’s Chief executive, David Howden, comments: “How...

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