Britain's ageing population and changes to workplace pensions proved lucrative for Resolution during the first half of the year.
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Friday 19 July 2013
The insurance entrepreneur Clive Cowdery, who has spent billions consolidating the UK life insurance industry, has embarked on a mission to do the same in the US with a $600m (£395m) acquisition there.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Clive Cowdery's Resolution yesterday raised its dividend by more than 6 per cent despite full-year profits missing City expectations.
Questions of cash: Securing a £100 refund on a replacement handbag was like going round and round the Mulberry bush
Saturday 24 November 2012
Q. My husband bought a bag for me on 5 January for my birthday from the Mulberry store in St Christopher's Place, London. It was not a sale item. At my request, he exchanged it on 20 January for a different colour. The replacement bag was £100 cheaper. The store told him he could not have a refund and instead issued a credit note. However, the store's website shows that its policy is that items returned in perfect condition within 28 days with proof of purchase will be refunded. I have tried repeatedly but unsuccessfully to contact Mulberry to resolve this. The transaction was some time ago but I only recently found out that the store did not provide a refund. FW, by email.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Private healthcare group Bupa has hired Evelyn Bourke from insurance group Resolution to be its new chief financial officer.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Outlook Last week, Andrew Moss was giving up his pay rise. This week it's his job. The so-called "Shareholder Spring" has claimed its first scalp. Scalp, perhaps, but Mr Moss is no victim. Aviva's now former chief executive will depart with a severance package of £1.75m despite having presided over a share price fall of around 60 per cent.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Resolution shares tumbled towards the bottom of the stock market movers yesterday as the insurer unveiled plans to split the business in two by 2014.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Thursday 15 December 2011
The tycoon Clive Cowdery has given a vote of confidence to Resolution, the company he co-founded, by splashing out more than £600,000 on 240,000 shares at 252.9p, for his first personal stake.
Monday 29 August 2011
Wednesday 17 August 2011
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Sunday 17 July 2011
Insurance tycoon Clive Cowdery has emerged as a surprise bidder for the 632 bank branches being sold by Lloyds Banking Group, it was reported today.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
The insurance takeover specialist Resolution is to close its offices in Manchester and Basingstoke, affecting 295 jobs, as it integrates the three acquisitions it has made since it launched in 2008.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Aren't they the acceptable face of private equity?
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Resolution Ltd, the insurance buyout business founded by Clive Cowdery, announced yesterday it would return £500m to investors over the next year.
Monday 06 June 2011
Aviva is to appoint John McFarlane as its new chairman, ending the insurer's 10-month search to find a successor to Lord Sharman.
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