insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2019 AUB drops plan to buy Coverforce https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/aub-drops-plan-to-buy-coverforce https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/aub-drops-plan-to-buy-coverforce AUB has abandoned its planned acquisition of Coverforce Holdings after failing to gain access to key documents required to finalise the proposed $150-200 million deal...

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Blue Zebra set to launch new products, expand overseas https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/blue-zebra-set-to-launch-new-products-expand-overseas https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/blue-zebra-set-to-launch-new-products-expand-overseas Underwriting agency Blue Zebra will grow its product suite next year, and is also considering expanding into Asia after approaches from Hong Kong and Singapore...

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New marine agency aims to make a difference https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/new-marine-agency-aims-to-make-a-difference https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/new-marine-agency-aims-to-make-a-difference Highly regarded marine underwriter Jill Murphy has set up an independent underwriting agency, RedSky Insurance, with a portfolio acquired from her previous employer, Agile Underwriting...

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Mon, 09 Dec 2019 13:37:00 +1100
360Globalnet builds claims platform for Insuret https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/360globalnet-builds-claims-platform-for-insuret https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/360globalnet-builds-claims-platform-for-insuret Claims specialist 360Globalnet has built a digital claims platform for Queensland-based Insuret, an underwriting agency that provides claims management services to the rental car sector...

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Community Underwriting sets up Brisbane branch https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/community-underwriting-sets-up-brisbane-branch https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/community-underwriting-sets-up-brisbane-branch Community Underwriting will open an office in Brisbane next month to support the agency’s growing business in Queensland...

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Funder moves to file class action against CBL https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/funder-moves-to-file-class-action-against-cbl https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/funder-moves-to-file-class-action-against-cbl Australian litigation funder IMF Bentham has filed an application in the High Court in Auckland to commence a shareholder class action against failed New Zealand insurer CBL Corporation...

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Mon, 09 Dec 2019 13:35:00 +1100
QBE non-executive director departs https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-non-executive-director-departs https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-non-executive-director-departs Former Hanover Insurance Group President and CEO and QBE non-executive director Fred Eppinger has retired from the board after less than a year...

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Suncorp NZ backs online domestic violence shelter project https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/suncorp-nz-backs-online-domestic-violence-shelter-project https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/suncorp-nz-backs-online-domestic-violence-shelter-project Suncorp New Zealand and its other subsidiaries, Vero and Asteron Life, have joined the Shielded Site network, an initiative that offers online support services for victims of domestic violence...

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