AssuredPartners’ Borland buys Gibson Hawick


Borland Insurance has bought fellow Scottish broker Gibson Hawick.

Family-owned and run Gibson Hawick was founded in 1983. Based in the Scottish borders, it specialises in SME commercial insurance and personal lines.

Ahead of the deal, founder and managing director Susan Wilson appointed Morphose Capital Partners as advisers.

The London-based mergers and acqusitions specialists were tasked with finding a buyer so Wilson could retire.

The experts introduced Gibson Hawick to Borland Insurance, which had been bought by AssuredPartners in early 2021.

Wilson has stayed

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


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

Broking Success: Fiercely independent

Paul Wadsworth, managing director of FR Ball, is looking to grow the business to £24m gross written premiums as it aims to offer soft landings for acquisitions.

Most read articles loading...

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: