insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 Suncorp quits Tower takeover appeal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/suncorp-quits-tower-takeover-appeal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/suncorp-quits-tower-takeover-appeal Suncorp has dropped an appeal against the New Zealand regulator’s decision to block its proposed takeover of insurer Tower…

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Borden departs as QBE restructures workers’ comp http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/borden-departs-as-qbe-restructures-workers-comp http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/borden-departs-as-qbe-restructures-workers-comp QBE workers’ compensation GM Andrew Borden has left the company following a review and restructure…

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:18:00 +1100
S&P confirms Allianz Australia rating http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/sp-confirms-allianz-australia-rating http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/sp-confirms-allianz-australia-rating S&P Global Ratings has affirmed its AA- financial strength and issuer credit ratings for Allianz Australia, with a stable outlook…

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:17:00 +1100
Beazley retreat from Australia hits GWP http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/beazley-retreat-from-australia-hits-gwp http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/beazley-retreat-from-australia-hits-gwp Beazley says the sale earlier this year of its accident and health portfolio in Australia led to a $US10 million gross written premium hit…

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:16:00 +1100
Westpac reports fall in insurance earnings http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/westpac-reports-fall-in-insurance-earnings http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/westpac-reports-fall-in-insurance-earnings Westpac’s insurance business reported $293 million in overall cash earnings for the year to September 30, down from $309 million the previous year…

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:15:00 +1100
Ex-minister joins Suncorp board http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/ex-minister-joins-suncorp-board http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/ex-minister-joins-suncorp-board Former finance minister Lindsay Tanner will join the Suncorp board as a non-executive director from January, filling one of two vacancies…

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