R&Q gets Irish regulatory approval for Coffey Western Captive deal

01-04-2019

The Central Bank of Ireland has granted regulatory to approval to Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings' planned acquisition of Western Captive Insurance Company (WCIC), the Irish-domiciled captive of construction and engineering company Coffey Group.

From 2007 to 2011, WCIC wrote general and employers’ liability insurance covering various members of the Coffey Group.

R&Q will transfer the business to its Malta-based company, Accredited Insurance (Europe).

Ken Randall, chairman and CEO of R&Q, had previously suggested that a continued soft market, capital pressures from Solvency II and challenges from Brexit and BEPS are providing more opportunities for R&Q to provide either complete finality or partial relief through removal of defined portfolios.

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