Editors' picks for theweek include M&A financial adviser rankings in the insurance space throughthe third quarter and the NAIC considering changes to long-term care insuranceinsolvency treatment in guaranty funds.
UK Lloyd'smarket a top target for deal-hungry, deep-pocketed insurers
Lloyd's of London has become a popular hunting ground forcompanies willing to pay a premium for international growth, after became the ninth acquirer in less than two years to pay morethan $1 billion for a Lloyd's platform.
Nearly $1trillion in exposure for residential policies with wind coverage in Fla.counties under hurricane warnings
The insurance industry's exposure to personal and commercialresidential property policies with wind coverage in the 17 Florida countiesthat were subject to hurricane warnings as of 10 a.m. ET on Oct. 6 likelyapproaches $1 trillion, according to an S&P Global Market Intelligenceestimate that is based on a review of quarterly supplemental data collected bythe state's Office of Insurance Regulation.
Morgan Stanleytops insurance underwriter adviser ranking through Q3'16
MorganStanley topped SNL's year-to-date 2016 insurance underwriter dealvalue league table after landing two assignments in the third quarter.
NAIC takes onchanges to LTC insolvency treatment in guaranty funds
The NAIC is formally considering changes to state guarantyfunds to address the way long-term care insurance company insolvencies arehandled, including which businesses might be responsible for paying for them inthe future.
BofA MerrillLynch tops fintech common equity league table through Q3'16
Bank of America Merrill Lynch led common equity underwritersin the financial technology industry for the nine months ended Sept. 30 withdeal credit of $409.0 million from three offerings.