News 15 Nov 17
Old Mutual Wealth to restructure and adopt Quilter branding
Old Mutual Wealth will operate as Quilter plc, with the international arm based on the Isle of Man becoming Quilter International, once the managed separation of Old Mutual is completed in 2018.
News 14 Nov 17
STM chief executive released from bail, shares resume trading
STM Group chief executive Alan Kentish, has been released from police bail in Gibraltar without charge, while simultaneously STM subsidiaries have come under regulatory scrutiny.
News 14 Nov 17
China to allow full foreign ownership of insurance companies
In a move to grow its status as a major global finance hub, the Chinese government has announced it will raise foreign ownership limits in insurance companies to 51% in three years’ time, while full foreign ownership will be allowed in five years.
News 10 Nov 17
Lombard Int’l buys HSBC Life Assurance portfolio for €1
HSBC Life Assurance (Malta) has entered into a portfolio transfer agreement with Lombard International Assurance to sell part of one of its insurance portfolios for €1 (£0.89, $1.16).
News 1 Nov 17
Generali Worldwide debuts DFM move in Brooks Macdonald tie-up
Generali Worldwide has formed a partnership with Brooks Macdonald to offer advisers and their clients a discretionary fund management service to sit alongside its life product offering for the first time.
News 30 Oct 17
Big shake-up to UK compensation scheme funding proposed
Product providers could be on the hook for 25% of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) costs currently paid by intermediaries, according to a consultation document released Monday.