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Private companies seek growth capital

A series of major trade sales and the prospect of one of WA’s biggest-ever IPOs were highlights in what remained subdued capital markets in the September quarter. Also in our special report, how a surge in backdoor listings is attracting Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

Willis buys CKA Risk Solutions

Willis is set to become one of the largest insurance brokers in Western Australia after buying CKA Risk Solutions, which was established in Perth 11 years ago.

Insurance broker cops permanent ban

Perth-based insurance broker John Barr has been banned permanently from providing insurance for engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct, potentially exposing clients to up to $40 million in losse

Cooking for Foodbank

REPRESENTATIVES from a number of Perth-based insurance companies donned their aprons and took up their tongs last week for the second annual Willis On Fire charity barbecue cooking competition.

Numbers tally so CFA launches local branch

IF Perth needs another symbol of its coming of age as a major commercial centre, then the launch later this week of the CFA Society could be it.

Senior staff leave Aon for competitors

GLOBAL insurance broker Aon has lost a significant number of its senior management in recent times with some employees jumping ship to join the ranks of key competitors in the insurance broking arena.