Do too many cooks spoil the broth, or is more the merrier?

Broker consolidation. What are the key requirements for a successful acquisition and what does the future hold for broker consolidation?

Stuart: When you are talking about key requirements for an acquisition, then naturally there has to be a fit. You also have to consider issues like staff, quality of staff, quality of business and lines of business. And then you come on to price of course, payment plans, advisors and due diligence. In addition post acquisition there are very important issues