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27 January 2016

Daher Capital, Ballast Point among backers of $17m The Zebra Series A

zebra-630149_1920 New investors Daher Capital and Ballast Point Ventures have helped Texas-based car insurance comparison platform The Zebra to a $17m Series A financing round.

27 January 2016

Genstar eyes up to $2bn exiting 2013 investment Acrisure

coins-948603_1920 Mid-market US buyout house Genstar is reportedly looking to sell insurance brokerage Acrisure for up to $2bn less than two years after buying the business.

27 January 2016

Prudential raises $220m for PE co-investment fund

american-flag-1350809-m UK financial services company Prudential looks to have closed its sixth co-investment fund, which will target private equity deals through its US investment arm, at $220m.

25 November 2015

Abraaj sells stake in Moroccan insurer Saham Finances

road-288016_1920 The Abraaj Group has announced its full exit of the 2012 investment in Morocco-based insurance holding company Saham Finances to financial services provider Sanlam Group and Saham's parent company.

23 November 2015

Cinven’s investment in Ergo Italy marks first local acquisition since fin crisis

italy-924043_1920 European private equity major Cinven will take over the Italian arm of German insurer Ergo coming back to the local market after nine years.

21 October 2015

Kohlberg & Co exits 2013 investment Risk Strategies Company to Kelso

coins-948603_1920 US private equity house Kohlberg & Company has scored an exit of national insurance and benefits brokerage business Risk Strategies Company to Kelso & Company after just over two years in its portfolio.

23 September 2015

Cinven seals more than 4x return exiting Guardian Financial after successful buy and build $

life-belt-498453_1280 European private equity major Cinven has agreed the £1.6bn sale of UK life insurance consolidation business Guardian Financial Services to a unit of Swiss Re.

22 September 2015

Vista could see $6.5bn Solera bid trumped by trade buyer

dollar-726881_1280 Vista Equity Partners could see its $6.5bn bid for insurance processing software business Solera toppled after a new trade bidder emerged as a potential new bidder.

21 September 2015

First Round seals biggest-ever initial investment backing $100m Clover Health round

clover-839048_1280 First Round Capital has made its largest-ever initial investment by taking part in the $100m financing round for San Francisco health insurance startup Clover Health.

14 September 2015

Vista victorious in Solera buyout at $6.5bn valuation

calculator-723917_1280 Vista Equity Partners has won the race to buy insurance processing software business Solera in a deal which values it at about $6.5bn.

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