The Irish broker market: Consolidation and compliance

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David Worsfold visits the Emerald Isle to learn more about how the broker market is developing and asks if the next wave of consolidation will be an Irish one

As the Irish broking market steadies itself after the buffeting from the swirling winds of Brexit and Covid it faces a fresh challenge: consolidation.

The phenomenon that has been such a feature of the UK market for several years is gathering force across the Irish Sea. PIB Group already has three Irish firms under its belt – Creame & Creame, Oliver Murphy and Campion. Prior to its take-over by US consolidator Brown & Brown, GRP had moved into the Irish Republic in 2020 with the acquisition of

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