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17 April 2014

David Turner to step down as Guardian Life’s head of private equity

turner Insurance group Guardian Life’s head of private equity David Turner will step down at the end of May.

9 April 2014

Private equity firms set to be the most active buyers in insurance sectorp

Despite the tepid M&A volume in the insurance sector since the financial crisis, dealmakers are optimistic that there will be an uptick in activity over the next 12 months, with private equity firms expected to be among the most active buyers.

2 April 2014

LeapFrog, Kinnevik-backed Bima snags $22m

insurance contract form Africa and Asia-focused insurance group Bima has raised a $22m round to fund its plans to expand into new markets including Paraguay, Cambodia, and the Philippines.

1 April 2014

Cinven adds German insurer Heidelberger Leben to portfolio

insurance contract form UK private equity firm Cinven has completed the acquisition of German life insurance group Heidelberger Leben for €300m.

31 March 2014

Apollo, CVC-backed Brit Insurance eyes £960m market cap in imminent IPO

Private equity-backed insurance company Brit is eyeing a market capitalisation of almost £1bn after its private equity backers priced the sale of stock at 240 pence per share.

25 March 2014

EMF Capital Partners acquires Aviva’s Turkish unit

insurance contract form A consortium led by private equity firm EMF Capital Partners has bought Aviva’s Turkish non-life insurance business Aviva Sigorta.

24 March 2014

CPPIB agrees $1.8bn Wilton Re buyout from Stone Point, Kelso & Co, others

insurance contract form North American pension fund giant the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has agreed a $1.8bn purchase of life insurance business Wilton Re from investors including Stone Point Capital and Kelso & Company.

17 March 2014

Apollo, CVC-backed Brit Group eyes £275m London IPO

insurance contract form Private equity-backed Dutch insurer Brit Group is reportedly looking to raise up to £275m via a share sale on the London Stock Exchange.

10 March 2014

ECI Partners backs Avantia MBO

insurance contract form Mid-market firm ECI Partners has backed online property insurer Avantia Group by participating in its £57m management buyout.

5 March 2014

Private equity-backed insurer Brit Group could be valued at £1.3bn in IPO

shares stocks IPO Private equity-backed Dutch insurance company Brit Group has unveiled plans to float on the London Stock Exchange.

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