Insurance news from Sun Life announces joint purchase of Malaysian business

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The financial giant will join with Khazanah for Aviva’s Malaysia business. Sun Life Financial Inc., a Canadian company, and Khazanah, a Malaysian state investor, are making insurance news by joining forces to purchase the Malaysia business of Aviva Plc., the second largest insurer in the United Kingdom, and from lender CIMB Group. This deal would considerably expand the Southeast Asia business of the third largest insurer in Canada. Southeast Asia is making regular insurance news, lately, as its appeal continues to rise for insurers who are watching its high savings…

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United Insurance acquires policies from Citizens

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Florida’s Citizens bequeaths policies to United Insurance Florida’s Citizens Properly Insurance has been working to depopulate itself of the vast majority of its policies in recent months. The insurer, which is run by the state, is being pressured by lawmakers to address many of the issues that have pushed it to the verge of financial disaster. This pressure has led Citizens to take measures to shed policies, such as raising rates on coverage. This week, United Insurance has announced that it has assumed a significant number of these policies. United…

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Insurance news brings Permanent General into the American Family fold

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The large insurer has now completed the acquisition that it had previously announced. American Family has made insurance news by completing the acquisition of Permanent General Companies, as well as other PGC Holdings Corp. subsidiaries. The purchase of the Tennessee based company had been previously announced and have now been completed. The transaction was for a reported $239 million, which was paid to Capital Z Partners, the previous majority owner. It had been awaiting its final step in order to close the insurance news deal, which was the approval from…

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Insurance industry news made with Ping An sale to CP Group

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The acquisition is reported to have been for a total $9.4 billion for a 15.57 percent stake in the insurer. The news has now been released that the Charoen Pokphand Group is taking its first steps into the insurance industry, with the acquisition of 15.57 percent of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China. The purchase of the stake in the Chinese insurer was from HSBC Holdings. The announcement from HSBC that it was involved in a negotiation for the sale of its share of Ping An was first made…

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Insurance news from India International expands into Asia

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The insurer based in Singapore will be making its way into Malaysia and Vietnam. The latest insurance news announcement from the insurer based in Singapore called India International, has just been released and has revealed that it has intentions to broaden its operations in order to include Malaysia and Vietnam. The company is a joint venture of the five insurers owned by the state in India. The insurance news was announced by the director of India International Insurance (I.I.I.), N. S. R. Chandraprasad. The company was created in 1987 as…

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