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Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW.OQ)

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Willis Insurance Brokers becomes the first global insurance broker to be granted a full license in China
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 04:20am EDT 

May 15 (Reuters) - Willis Towers Watson PLC ::WILLIS TOWERS WATSON - CBIRC APPROVED WILLIS INSURANCE BROKERS TO BE FIRST FULLY LICENSED FOREIGN BROKER TO TRANSACT ALL INSURANCE BUSINESS IN CHINA.  Full Article

Willis Towers Watson ‍Increases Regular Qtrly Cash Dividend To $0.60 Per Share
Monday, 26 Feb 2018 04:15pm EST 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Willis Towers Watson Plc ::WILLIS TOWERS WATSON INCREASES REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND AND SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.WILLIS TOWERS WATSON - ‍APPROVED REGULAR QTRLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.60 PER SHARE, A 13% INCREASE TO PRIOR QUARTER'S DIVIDEND​.WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC - ‍BOARD APPROVED A REPLENISHMENT OF AMOUNT AUTHORIZED UNDER SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM​.WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC - ‍BOARD AUTHORIZED UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $400 MILLION UNDER SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM TO BE CONSISTENT WITH PREVIOUS AUTHORIZATION​.  Full Article

Willis Towers Watson Q4 Earnings Per Share $1.84
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 06:00am EST 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Willis Towers Watson Plc ::WILLIS TOWERS WATSON REPORTS STRONG FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2017 RESULTS.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.21.Q4 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.84.Q4 REVENUE $2.1 BILLION.INCURRED ONE-TIME TAX BENEFIT OF $204 MILLION RELATED TO U.S. TAX REFORM IN QUARTER.FOR 2018, THE COMPANY EXPECTS CONSTANT CURRENCY REVENUE GROWTH OF AROUND 3%, AND 4% ON AN ORGANIC BASIS.SEES 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE IN THE RANGE OF $9.88 TO $10.12.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.11, REVENUE VIEW $1.98 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $9.79 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

LP Insurance Services Agrees To Acquire Assets Of Loan Protector Insurance Services
Monday, 8 Jan 2018 12:12pm EST 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Loan Protector::LP INSURANCE SERVICES HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE THE ASSETS OF LOAN PROTECTOR INSURANCE SERVICES.LOAN PROTECTOR SAYS FOLLOWING TRANSACTION, DENNIS SWIT WILL NOW SERVE AS CEO OF CO AND CO WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE UNDER LOAN PROTECTOR BRAND.  Full Article

Covea launches 90 mln euro catastrophe bond for French windstorm risk
Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 06:02am EST 

Dec 19 (Reuters) - :COVEA MUTUAL INSURANCE LAUNCHES 90 MILLION EURO "HEXAGON REINSURANCE" CATASTROPHE BOND FOR FRENCH WINDSTORM RISK -ARRANGER.WILLIS TOWERS WATSON SECURITIES SAYS STRUCTURED AND PLACED THE BOND.  Full Article

Losses From Shocks To 300 Cities Estimated To Be 1.48 Pct Of GPD- Risk Index
Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 07:58am EST 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Cambridge Global Risk Index::CAMBRIDGE GLOBAL RISK INDEX- WEIGHTED LOSSES FROM 22 TYPES OF SHOCKS TO 300 CITIES ESTIMATED TO BE 1.48% OF ANNUAL GDP.CAMBRIDGE GLOBAL RISK INDEX- GLOBAL RISK INDEX OF 1.51 PERCENT MEANS AN EXPECTED LOSS OF $1.17 TRILLION.  Full Article

UK markets watchdog launches study into wholesale insurance broker sector​
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 02:03am EST 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - :Financial conduct authority (fca) has today launched a market study to assess how competition is working in wholesale insurance broker sector.​.‍fca wants to ensure that sector is working well, and fosters innovation and competition in interests of its diverse range of clients.​.‍fca plans to explore how competition is currently working and whether it could work better.​.Fca believes that effective competition contributes to ensuring london remains an international centre for insurance.​.  Full Article

Willis Towers Watson Q3 adjusted earnings per share $1.12
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 06:00am EDT 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Willis Towers Watson Plc :Willis Towers Watson reports third quarter earnings.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $1.12.Q3 loss per share $0.40.Q3 revenue $1.85 billion.Sees FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share $8.36 to $8.51.Q3 earnings per share view $1.14 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.For 2017, the company expects constant currency revenue growth of around 3%.Fy2017 earnings per share view $8.43 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Willis Towers Watson says European commission disclosed to co that it has initiated investigation proceedings
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 05:14pm EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Willis Towers Watson PLC :Willis Towers Watson PLC says ‍in Oct, European commission disclosed to co that it has initiated investigation proceedings - SEC filing.Willis Towers Watson says EC initiated investigation proceedings on suspected infringement of EU competition rules involving co's U.K. Broking unit.Willis Towers Watson PLC - proceedings concern exchange of commercially sensitive info between competitors relating to aviation & aerospace insurance broking products.Willis Towers Watson PLC - ‍now that commission has initiated proceedings, FCA has informed co that it has closed its competition act investigation​.Willis Towers Watson PLC says currently unable to assess terms on which EC's investigation will be resolved​.  Full Article

AMWINS GROUP TO ACQUIRE MULTIPLE INSURANCE PROGRAMS FROM WILLIS TOWERS WATSON
Monday, 16 Oct 2017 10:04am EDT 

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Amwins Group::AMWINS GROUP, INC. TO ACQUIRE MULTIPLE INSURANCE PROGRAMS FROM WILLIS TOWERS WATSON.‍TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED.REACHED DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE 15 INSURANCE PROGRAMS FROM WILLIS TOWERS WATSON​.  Full Article

Hymans Robertson names Gary Evans head of TPA practice

Hymans Robertson, the pensions and risk consultancy, said it had appointed Gary Evans to be head of its third-party administration (TPA) practice.