Lickens reveals “race against time” in John Ansell deal

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Clear Group’s first deal since it received investment from ECI Partners last month was to buy broker John Ansell & Partners.

Howard Lickens, Clear Group CEO, told Insurance Age that it was a “race against time” to finish the deal because the lease on the Enfield-based John Ansell office was ending and all nine staff were transferring to Clear’s London branch.

“Moving them was one of the deadline issues,” he explained, “Their lease was up. We’ve moved them in already.”

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