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IJ - December 6, 2022 - Neptune Flood Insurance, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, has named Matthew Duffy chief risk officer, after he spent 18 months as the firm’s director of risk management and internal audit.

IBA - December 5, 2022 - Specialty insurance distributor Risk Placement Services (RPS) has announced the appointment of James Brown (pictured above) as vice president of sales enablement.

IJ - December 1, 2022 - Brian First has been promoted to president of Arch Insurance North America. First was promoted from chief underwriting officer of programs, property and specialty.

BI - December 1, 2022 - Private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC has agreed to buy San Diego-based program manager K2 Insurance Services LLC from Lee Equity Partners LLC.

New York, November 30, 2022 – Starfish Specialty Insurance announced today that it had completed a second round of funding, raising $2.5 million in fresh equity capital and $500,000 in debt to further fuel its expansion.

BI - November 30, 2022 - Amwins Group Inc. said Wednesday it has acquired wholesale brokerage Arena Special Risks from Tampa, Florida-based Franklin Street, a commercial real estate company and retail brokerage.

BI - November 29, 2022 - Everspan Group, a specialty property/casualty insurance platform and subsidiary of New York-based financial services holding company Ambac Financial Group Inc., on Tuesday named Steven K. Dresner as president.

IJ - November 28, 2022 - Rokstone Agriculture Risk Underwriters, the U.S. specialist agriculture division of the International Speciality (Re)Insurance MGA, Rokstone, has acquired two US market leading senior underwriters to launch a new specialist farm and ranch division based in Ohio.

IBA - November 25, 2022 - Specialty P&C insurance company Skyward Specialty Insurance Group has announced a partnership with Gradient AI, to leverage the latter’s artificial intelligence technology to power the former’s stop-loss solution, SkyVantage. 

IBA - November 25, 2022 - Liberty Mutual Holding Co. is exploring a sale of its businesses in Spain, Portugal and Ireland, according to people familiar with the matter, joining other American insurers retreating from the region.

IJ - November 17, 2022 - Insurance broker NFP reports it has acquired Juno Search Partners, a Philadelphia-based search and staffing firm.

IBA - November 17, 2022 - RPS, The Hartford partner on all-risk cargo coverage Risk Placement Services (RPS) has announced the launch of a new all-risk cargo product with carrier partner The Hartford.

IBA - November 15, 2022 - QBE North America has announced that it has appointed Laura Coppola as chief underwriting officer. She will be based in New York and will serve on QBE North America’s executive management board. 

IBA - November 14, 2022 - Skyward Specialty Insurance Group (Skyward Specialty) has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed initial public offering (IPO).

IBA - November 14, 2022 -New “powerhouse brand” Novatae Risk Group has bought MarketScout Corporation and named its CEO.