Farewell Finn

Finn, the millennial-oriented banking app by Chase is going away: Announced in 2017 and rolled out in 2018, Finn offered “a new perspective on banking” through customized tools that help…

WTW Launches New VC and Growth Board Initiatives

Willis Towers Watson announced today two initiatives targeting organic and inorganic growth. The first is WTW Strategic Ventures, an initiative aimed at creating strategic growth opportunities by investing in emerging…

Nationwide Announces Kirt Walker CEO-Elect

Kirt Walker has been named Chief Executive Officer-elect of Nationwide. He will assume the top leadership role at the Columbus, Ohio-based insurance and financial services provider on Oct. 1, 2019,…

Jackson Announces Distribution Relationship with TD

Jackson National Life Insurance Company announced that it is teaming up with TD Ameritrade Institutional to bring the carrier’s “most popular advisory annuity product” – Perspective Advisory II – to the independent RIA…

Hertz Launches Vehicle Subscription Service

After Enterprise launched the US car-rental industry’s first vehicle subscription service, Hertz, one of the world’s largest car rental companies, announced its very own vehicle subscription service – Hertz My…

Rokk3r Announces Acquisition of Bullfrog Ventures

Rokk3r, a global idea-to-exit consulting services company that leverages exponential technologies to generate value, today announced its acquisition of , an incubator specializing in insurance and Insurtech capabilities delivery, and…

Christian Dunleavy Appointed CUO of Aspen Re

Aspen and Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) announced that Emil Issavi, previously President and Chief Underwriting Officer and Managing Director of the Americas, Aspen Re, is leaving Aspen to become a…

Bank of America Enhances Online Investing Service

Bank of America announced the launch of Merrill Guided Investing with an advisor, a new offering that will deliver advice and guidance to clients through a Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor…

Admiral Group Acquires Spanish Insurance Aggregator

Back in April, Admiral Group announced a joint venture with private equity investor Oakley Capital and MAPFRE to combine Rastreator.com with Acierto.com; two of Spain’s most regarded digital brokers for insurance and…

Spotted: 51 People Commitment’s New Look

Before:   After:   At one point in time, offered a mobile app for folks in Taiwan over the age of 50 that meant to (1) guarantee funeral service in case…

“Sorry, But Back Me Up Will Be No More”

Bottom Line Up Front: As of today, product insurance brand is no longer open for business. Let’s back up. Established in August 2016, Back Me Up (BMU), aka the trading name of…

LV=GI Remaining Shares Sold to Allianz

Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) has agreed to sell its residual 30.1 percent stake in LV= General Insurance (LV=GI) to Allianz Group for up to £365 million. The sale marks…

Allianz Strengthens its Presence in the UK

Allianz UK to acquire 100% of Legal & General Insurance Limited, the general insurance business of Legal & General Group Plc for 242m pounds. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals….

Change Management at Applied Systems

According to its site, Taylor Rhodes is now the CEO of ; replacing Reid French, who joined the company in 2011. Rhodes joined Applied after serving as CEO of SMS Assist,…

Aon Partners with CoverWallet

Aon and announced a commercial agreement to serve clients in Australia. The parties are in the process of expanding this partnership to additional geographies, including the United States. The current…

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