Clear builds northern presence with Peter Hoare & Co buy


Clear Group has grown its northern footprint, snapping up Sheffield-based Peter Hoare & Company (Insurance Brokers).

The consolidator first grew its geographical reach into the north of England in 2022, buying Doncaster-headquartered ProAktive in a deal that executive chairman Howard Lickens labelled its “gateway to the North”.

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Before ProAktive, Clear’s office footprint went only as far up the country as Leicester. Since then, Clear also purchased Sheffield-based IFM Insurance Brokers in March and

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