Insurer Calibre

Change of Owner for Insurer Calibre

Change of Owner for Insurer Calibre With effect from 31st August 2017, The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd (‘Hollard’) has acquired Calibre Commercial Insurance Pty Ltd (‘Calibre Insurance’) from Munich Holdings of Australasia Pty Ltd. Insurer Calibre New Underwriter Hollard will also become the underwriter of the portfolio from 1 April 2018. Up until this date all new and renewal business will continue to be underwritten by Great Lakes Australia. As an APRA regulated insurer with a strong credit rating* Hollard supports a number

QBE Appoints

Mark Milliner reappointed as ICA President

Mark Milliner reappointed as ICA President The Board of the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) have announced the return of Mark Milliner as President from July 1, 2016. Mark Milliner, who is IAG’s Chief Operating Officer, previously held senior roles at Suncorp, most recently as CEO Personal Insurance. He was a Director of the ICA Board from 2009 to 2015 and was President from 2012 to 2014. The appointment follows the retirement of Andy Cornish from the ICA Board. Mr Cornish, formerly Chief

Commercial Rent Default Insurance

Commercial Rent Default Insurance

Commercial Rent Default Insurance Don’t let your money disappear with your tenant. Commercial Rent Default Insurance is the first stand-alone product of its kind offering Commercial Landlords a better way to manage their risk, attract and keep good tenants, and maximise their profits. If you are serious commercial property investors arrange a Commercial Rent Default Insurance quote. Commercial Rent Default Insurance will cover commercial landlords for loss of rent: If their commercial tenant fails to pay the rent If their commercial tenant leaves without notice If their commercial

Hollard takes over the distribution operations of Real Insurance

Hollard Holdings Australia has announced changes in its Australian insurance business.  Hollard Insurance Company, the groups underwriting operation taking over the distribution operation of Real Insurance  (Car insurance, house insurance under the Real Insurance brand and partners operations like Woolworths Insurance). The life insurance operation remains unchanged. There has been no announcement on any change of CEO. Real Insurance employees have been transferred to Hollard with relevant entitlements recognized.   Please note Quotesonline Insurance News

Quotesonline Public Liability Quotes Now Faster

Quotesonline now offers faster Public Liability Quotes from more insurers for Australian businesses. Insure 247 who process the quote request now use AIGAllianz, Calibre, CGU, Vero & Zurich for most risks, including air condition installers, alarm  installers, blind and  curtain  installers, bricklayers and carpenters may receive instant quotes from the Insure 247 Team ( please note that due to the nature of life insurance not all

Real Insurance continues strong

It has been confirmed that rumours generated by a media report in the Australian Financial Review suggesting Real Insurance might be sold are invalid. Hollard Insurance Group, which operates the Real Insurance brand in Australia, said they received an unsolicited offer for that business earlier in 2010, however that offer was rejected. Hollard’s Managing Director Richard Enthoven said, “I can confirm that there is no sales process underway, contrary to the report in the Australian Financial Review.” “We are

Winners in the insurance industry

The winners of the 2010 Ausure Insurance Brokers Awards were announced at a prestigious gala dinner at the Sydney Hilton. The event, part of the 2010 Ausure Conference, was attended by more than 200 insurance brokers, insurers and industry professionals. Platinum sponsors were Winsure and Zurich and Gold sponsors included NTi, Vero, QBE, Hollard, CGU, Lumley Finance and Principle Finance. The winners of the 2010 Ausure

Who is Hollard Australia?

Hollard Australia is a member of the international Hollard Insurance Group, which includes businesses in Australia, Africa, United Kingdom, United States and South East Asia. Hollard provides a wide range of insurance products and services to more than 6.5 million policyholders situated worldwide. The company currently employs more than 1,500 people and holds assets exceeding A$1.7 billion. The Hollard Insurance Group was formed in 1980 to underwrite self-insurance programs for large corporate clients and banks. “Since then,” comments Hollar, “it has steadily

Real Insurance introduces creative ways for Australian consumers to save on insurance

Real Insurance has introduced two innovations during its three-years of operation in Australia which the company claims are both firsts in the Australian insurance market. Their cash back offering and Pay As You Drive both offer creative ways for car insurance customers to save: The cash back insurance deal: Real Insurance offer their clients the Real Bonus in the form of 10 per cent cash back. This means that if you as a customer haven’t had a claim against your insurance for three years in

Progressive Direct offering Car Insurance Quotes online

Progressive Direct is the newest motor vehicle insurer offering an internet-only service to customers. It joins two other companies which have recently entered the Australian online market place: Australia Post, selling car insurance products underwritten by Auto & General, and Real Insurance, which is part of South Africa’s Hollard Insurance company. These companies compete with the three other major players in internet insurance: Suncorp-Metway and Insurance Australia Group (IAG), which are the

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