Prosura makes first broker buy


Wakefield-based Prosura has struck its first deal, buying First Stop Insurance Brokers in Sheffield, Insurance Age can reveal.

Prosura was launched at the start of the year by former Lockyers chairman Jon Newall, focusing on SME business.

Newall previously told Insurance Age the start-up was targeting £10m of gross written premium within five years.

According to the firm, the inaugural purchase signals its “ambition to become a home for independent, Yorkshire brokers to exit to”.

The deal has been supported by the team at Bravo Network and will see the clients and assets of First Stop Insurance Brokers integrated

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Insurance Age? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.


Sign up and gain access to five complimentary news articles every month.

Already have an account? Sign in here

This address will be used to create your account

Review of the Year 2023: Acrisure’s Mark McIlquham

In the first of our ‘Review’ series Mark McIlquham, president of Acrisure UK Retail, reflects on whether the 15-year cycle will see a large insurer buy a large broker, and how he’d recast the Barbie film with senior figures from its ‘network dream team’

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: