K2 Insurance Services makes first deal outside the US

K2 Insurance | February 04, 2020

K2 Insurance Services makes first deal outside the US
K2 Insurance Services (K2) has announced today that it is entering into a deal with London-headquartered MGA Pioneer Underwriters. Notably, this transaction will be the specialty insurance services holding company’s first acquisition outside of the United States. According to a press release, the UK underwriting organization will be the linchpin for a new international platform from K2. Initially, this will include products in Pioneer’s property cat reinsurance, financial institutions, international property facultative, and marine specialty units, which together will write around £150 million in gross written premium in 2020.

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Analytics sophistication has increased over time. In today’s insurance industry, technological and social advances like driverless cars, wearables, mobile devices and others are generating massive amounts of data and changing the way insurers interact with customers and think about risk. Organizations that leverage advanced analytics are better able to flex to a dynamic marketplace.

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Analytics sophistication has increased over time. In today’s insurance industry, technological and social advances like driverless cars, wearables, mobile devices and others are generating massive amounts of data and changing the way insurers interact with customers and think about risk. Organizations that leverage advanced analytics are better able to flex to a dynamic marketplace.

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