McGill and Partners  has dealt with more than €1 billion of premiums in its first 15 months of business. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

McGill and Partners, a London-based insurance broker set up by former Aon group president Steve McGill two years ago, expects to handle $1 billion (€(...)

Arachas   chief executive of Conor Brennan said the company was  looking to double the amount of business written in Ireland over the next five years by a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Arachas, the acquisitive Dublin-based insurance broker focused on small businesses, plans to double the amount of its coverage it writes over the next(...)

The World Economic Forum suggests  “there is an opportunity to embed greater societal equality and sustainability into the recovery, which would unleash a new era of prosperity”.  Photograph: Getty Images

A prolonged global recession brought about by the impact of Covid-19 is considered a greater threat to the world over the next 18 months than a fresh (...)

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UK-based insurance broker Aon said on Monday it would buy Willis Towers Watson for nearly $30 billion (€26.2 billion) in an all-stock deal that create(...)

Ivanka Trump, senior adviser to US president Donald Trump and Wilbur Ross, US commerce secretary, at Davos.

Trade tensions, climate change, rising populism and questions about the future of capitalism are all weighing on the outlook for global business, acco(...)

The Watermarque Building in Dublin 4 is among the offices being put up for sale by Starwood Property Trust.

Starwood Property Trust is preparing to sell a portfolio of offices in Dublin, according to a person familiar with the matter, in what would be one of(...)

The Republic was previously ranked first in the world to do business back in 2013 but its performance has declined in the years since

The Republic remains one of the best countries in the world in which to do business but has recorded a decline over the last year, according to the la(...)

MMC said the deal is expected to achieve synergies of about €214 million within three years of completion. Photograph:  iStock

US-based Marsh & McLennan (MMC) is buying British insurance and reinsurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) for £4.3 billion (€4.8 billion), t(...)

Tom Geraghty, Mercer’s country head, said the group was ‘not necessarily stuck at 100 new jobs’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

The parent of benefits consultants Mercer has announced plans to hire 100 people at a new innovation centre in Dublin. Marsh & McLennan is set to (...)

Twitter: results out on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Kacper Pempel
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TODAY Results: Exxon Mobil. Indicators: Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI (Jan); Irish PMI manufacturing (Jan); US ISM manufacturing PMI (Jan) and pe(...)