Atlanta-based online automotive marketplace MakeMyDeal said it has rolled out F&I Connect, an online service that allows customers to choose finance and insurance options before purchasing a vehicle from the site. The F&I Connect service is provided by Southlake, Texas-based tech company F&I Express

New York City-based insurance broker and risk management firm Integro Ltd. said it has acquired London-based Lloyd's broker Ellis Clowes. Terms were not disclosed. Ellis Clowes specializies in motorsports insurance as well as conflict and security, marine and aviation insurance. Ellis Clowes CEO Karen Ellis will take on the role of global head of motorsports within Integro's global entertainment and sports practice. 

London-based reinsurance broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) said it plans to sell its CGSC North America business unit, which consists of wholesale broker Swett & Crawford, specialty managing general agencies J.H. Blades & Co and Creechurch International Underwriters, and a U.S. reinsurance broker. The divestiture does not include the Miami office for Cooper Gay's Latin American operation, which will remain within the CGSC International business.

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Trudy Knockless

Trudy Knockless is a reporter on ALM Media's Business of Law desk.  She has a background serving legal and insurance publications. Contact her at [email protected] or on LinkedIn at Trudy Knockless.