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Rising star: Tom Foster, Ambant
Rising star: Tom Foster, Ambant 1024 443 Davies Group

Link to Insurance Post Article Tom Foster started in insurance straight from further education and has already risen to senior reinsurance technician at Ambant. How did you get into insurance? I have always been familiar with insurance as my parents…

Change brings out the best in the MGA sector
Change brings out the best in the MGA sector 611 408 Davies Group

Standfirst: 2018 has been yet another year of change across the industry and as Chris Butcher CEO of Intermediary Services at Davies Group, explains tightening markets and corporate restrictions creates opportunity which will continue in 2019. It has been a…

Buzzvault partners with Davies Group
Buzzvault partners with Davies Group 1024 367 Davies Group

The launch of buzzvault has again been pushed back, but the insurance disruptor has offered details of a new strategic partnership ahead of its December roll-out. It’s been revealed that Davies Group, from its claims centre in Stoke, will be…

London market should be doing a lot more to reclaim dormant loss funds
London market should be doing a lot more to reclaim dormant loss funds 1024 683 Davies Group

Hundreds of millions of pounds are sitting in dormant loss funds set up by underwriters via brokers and third party administrators. Insurers should be willing to recover these monies. It is a big concern that firms seem unwilling, or unable,…

Davies stays at the forefront of market services by signing up to Placing Platform Limited (PPL)
Davies stays at the forefront of market services by signing up to Placing Platform Limited (PPL) 1024 744 Davies Group

Davies Insurance Services continues to provide clients with the latest innovative technology incorporating contemporary and cost efficient solutions for all aspects of their London Market administration. PPL is the London market’s electronic placing platform which enables brokers and insurers to…

Blog: Diversity – transforming the industry
Blog: Diversity – transforming the industry 1024 614 Davies Group

I am very proud to be leading one of the most diverse claims operations in the market.  Our senior management team is currently an exact 50/50 split between men and women.  This is closely mirrored within the wider division.  We…

Blog: At a loss over market’s missed opportunity
Blog: At a loss over market’s missed opportunity 1024 683 Davies Group

As the pressure on premium levels against a backdrop of significant catastrophe claims in 2017 continues, Andrew Collery a Director within Davies Insurer & Market Services says he is at a loss as to why the London market is not…

Davies adds new regulatory and compliance capability through acquisition of Veriphy
Davies adds new regulatory and compliance capability through acquisition of Veriphy 1024 341 Davies Group

Davies today announces the acquisition of Veriphy Limited, the award winning specialist KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance solutions SaaS business. Veriphy provides people & company checks, training, and outsourced identity verification solutions to clients operating…

Chartered insurer on “the real revolution” in claims
Chartered insurer on “the real revolution” in claims 1024 682 Davies Group

Enjoying Lancashire and Cumbria’s beautiful countryside – that’s what you’ll most likely find Chartered insurer Kath Mainon (pictured) doing when she doesn’t have her hands full in her capacity as chief operating officer of claims solutions at Davies Group. The…

Davies adds new claims capability through the acquisition of Direct Group’s claims businesses and signs long term claims deal with Ardonagh
Davies adds new claims capability through the acquisition of Direct Group’s claims businesses and signs long term claims deal with Ardonagh 1024 341 Davies Group

Davies today announces the acquisition of Ardonagh-owned Direct Group’s claims businesses, adding new depth to its claims capability across multiple specialty and niche lines, as well as market-leading property contents validation platform, Valid8. Under the deal, Direct Group’s claims business…

Davies broadens its customer experience and analytics capability through acquisition of specialist consulting and digital business Ember
Davies broadens its customer experience and analytics capability through acquisition of specialist consulting and digital business Ember 1024 341 Davies Group

Davies today announces the acquisition of Ember Group Limited, a leading customer experience (CX) consulting and digital solutions business. Ember provides CX consulting, analytics, training and specialist resourcing to large organisations and major brands operating across a range of highly…

Davies reports strong financial results and continued growth
Davies reports strong financial results and continued growth 1024 341 Davies Group

Davies today announces its latest annual results to 30 June 2018, which show continued strong growth in revenue and EBITDA.  Revenue increased by 41% to £77.7m and EBITDA grew by 47% to £15.4m on the back of significant investment in…

Reinsurers flock to invest in MGAs, but are wary of startups
Reinsurers flock to invest in MGAs, but are wary of startups 1024 1024 Davies Group

Against a backdrop of record market losses in 2017 and underwhelming rate increases, reinsurers are continuing to consider the ways they deploy their capital and are showing an increased appetite for investment in managing general agent (MGA) platforms. This is according to…

MGAs continue to trump rival structures as market looks to Monte Carlo
MGAs continue to trump rival structures as market looks to Monte Carlo 1000 668 Davies Group

Standfirst: As delegates gather in Monaco amid talk of ongoing rating pressure, Chris Butcher CEO – Intermediary Services at Davies Group says reinsurers continue to see the benefits that MGAs can still deliver. There is little on the face of…

In the press: How will claims reform impact business?
In the press: How will claims reform impact business? 500 334 Davies Group

Insurance Business caught up with Dan Saulter, who shares what led him to his current role and what he is determined to see in the near term. The CEO also talks about his interests, and how our readers could help out…

Subsidence bulletin – August 2018
Subsidence bulletin – August 2018 1024 535 Davies Group

To view our Subsidence Bulletin please click here.   For more information please contact: Mark Pierce Head of Adjusting & Technical Services M: 07557 285350 E: mark.pierce@davies-group.com        

The challenge for brokers of legacy client relations
The challenge for brokers of legacy client relations 500 334 Davies Group

Dealing with legacy business is not just a matter for underwriters; legacy clients present issues for brokers that need careful consideration The recent increase in merger and acquisition activity in the re/insurance sector has seen a renewed focus on how…

In the press: M&A and new client services on the agenda
In the press: M&A and new client services on the agenda 1000 665 Davies Group

Davies Group boss Dan Saulter tells Insurance Times acquisitions in its insurance services and customer experience divisions are a priority The Davies Group is seeking to make more acquisitions. Earlier this year the group announced it was realigning its business into three divisions –…

We’re delighted to announce the promotion of Matt Button who steps up to the role of Corporate Development Director
We’re delighted to announce the promotion of Matt Button who steps up to the role of Corporate Development Director 1000 664 Davies Group

Davies today announces the promotion of Matt Button who steps up to the role of Corporate Development Director, reporting to Group CEO, Dan Saulter. Matt will continue to lead the development and execution of Davies’ acquisition programme and will additionally…

Davies announces senior promotions as it streamlines its operating structure in response to continued strong growth
Davies announces senior promotions as it streamlines its operating structure in response to continued strong growth 600 200 Davies Group

Following a period of strong growth and investment, Davies today announces a series of senior executive promotions as it streamlines its business, creating three operating platforms across Claims Solutions, Insurance Services and Customer Solutions. Its Customer Solutions business, which incorporates…

We’re delighted to announce the acquisition of insurance services assets from R&Q
We’re delighted to announce the acquisition of insurance services assets from R&Q 1024 366 Davies Group

Davies today announces a deal to acquire the international insurance services assets of Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Limited (“R&Q”) in a move that sees it extend its reach and capability in insurance services and captive management, and adds new…

Davies enhances digital capability through acquisition of specialist motor engineering and total loss solutions provider, TLSS
Davies enhances digital capability through acquisition of specialist motor engineering and total loss solutions provider, TLSS 1024 366 Davies Group

Davies today announces the acquisition of Total Loss Settlement Services Limited (trading as TLSS), the specialist motor claims desk engineering and total loss solutions provider. Based in Sussex, TLSS provides total loss solutions and digitally enabled desktop engineering to its…

Davies Group announces launch of its disruptive thinking innovation lab
Davies Group announces launch of its disruptive thinking innovation lab 1000 667 Davies Group

Davies Group announces the launch of its innovation lab.  Under the banner of ‘Disruptive Thinking’, Davies will significantly increase its multi-million pound investment in technology, digital transformation and product development. The programme has been co-created with proposition consultancy Market Gravity…

Being great at complaints is a win-win for everyone
Being great at complaints is a win-win for everyone 1000 667 Davies Group

With a background of increasing regulation and competition, good complaint handling is more important now than it’s ever been. Customers can switch supplier more easily than ever so utility companies need to be great at both acquiring new customers and…

Clarity needed on introduction of new EU distribution regime
Clarity needed on introduction of new EU distribution regime 500 334 Davies Group

There are two areas that are dominating the regulatory discussions between Ambant and our managing general agents (MGAs): the first is the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD); the second (which may come as a surprise to few) is Brexit. The IDD…

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