After a year of extraordinary conditions Gallagher has released its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook Report, January 2021. Following 2019 when M&A insurance capacity expanded significantly to meet increased competition, providers were forced to reassess their positions and adapt rapidly by innovating their offerings to a reduced market. The report covers the key developments likely to...
The impact of COVID-19 on global economies and Australia has brought a marked reduction in business mergers and acquisitions (M&A), but that isn’t universal, according to a recent study by Deloitte. A survey of leading local dealmakers and 60 corporate heads of M&A identified a number of businesses are poised to take advantage of opportunities for sales, but the need for caution is paramount.
Like many, the insurance industry is facing hard market conditions, which follow tightening over a number of years, with significant constraint in insurer capacity and increases in premium pricing across many insurance classes. Businesses seeking renewed or expanded insurance cover are experiencing the challenges of this demanding insurance climate. Our placement experts and insurance sector...
When business is going well you don’t want to leave yourself behind by overlooking risks that have evolved along with your enterprise’s growth. Your staff numbers, operations, offerings and management team may all have expanded, and you need your insurance protection to keep pace. Management liability cover is especially important for addressing the various risks in managing a business. Here’s...
'The COVID-19 pandemic is placing increased pressure on company directors and executives to communicate robust continuity plans that protect the interests of employees and shareholders, against a backdrop of uncertainty and rapidly evolving risk. In doing so, they will need to respond to a range of concerns — cash flow and liquidity, maintaining reputation, implementing employee safety...
The just-released Gallagher Market Overview Report delivers a big picture perspective covering structural changes within the insurance market and their impact on underwriting requirements ‒ and what this means for your business.
Access the newly released Gallagher Market Overview Report with our experts’ analysis of the key trends in business insurance for the second half of the year.
If you’re a real estate or property developer and want secure title in large transactions, now there's an insurance product that safeguards your interests.
Every business that provides services or advice to clients needs professional indemnity (PI), or professional liability, insurance to protect themselves legally, but if you run a recruitment or legal hire agency it's especially critical.
Venture capital (VC) investment in Australian businesses broke all previous records in 2018, soaring to $1.25 billion, according to a new report from KPMG. The trend highlights the need for start-ups to have appropriate insurance in place.
Recruitment agencies are in the business of providing recommendations and advice. Your clients rely on your expertise to find, hire and nurture the talent they need to succeed. And while you're great at what you do, you need to protect your business against potential claims for financial loss arising from services you do (or do not) provide.
The erosion of public trust in government, media and corporate institutions, and the flow-on impact on insurance premiums, is the focus of Gallagher's Q2-18 Market Overview Report, entitled Into the breach: trust and data regulate the new norm.
Australia’s transition to an electronic system of exchanging property and the rise in cyber criminals targeting residential property transactions means that the Australian real estate sector may be facing a cyber security crisis, according to international insurance broker Gallagher.
Deborah Allan joins Gallagher’s national Energy practice from Marsh, bringing more than 20 years’ specialist experience in the energy and renewables space. Deborah talks more about what attracted her to join the Gallagher team and what the future holds for clients.
In this short video interview, Kirsty Kennell-Webb from Gallagher’s Professional Risks & Financial Lines team, explains how the insurance industry needs to adapt its products and processes to more effectively meet the needs of the start-up fintech sector.