New firm called Dual Oliva

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Dual has bought UK managing general agent Oliva Underwriting to bolster its construction and commercial lines to brokers.

Oliva specialises in property & casualty, contractor trades and marine insurance.

The new firm will be called Dual Oliva.

Dual chief executive Shane Doyle said: “We have a clear strategy to enhance and expand our offering to UK brokers and Oliva will form a significant part of this. It has a leading set of highly complementary products that will allow us to improve and diversify our UK commercial proposition.”

Oliva managing directors Paul Bennett and Cliff Browne said that Dual was the “ideal home” for Oliva.