Broking success: Buying power


▶ How did you buy Stackhouse Poland?

Poland Insurance Brokers, founded by Michael Poland in 1974, was a small business based in Liphook, Hampshire. Along the journey Michael acquired a company called Thomas P Stackhouse which was a specialist charity broker, hence Stackhouse Poland was formed.

It wasn’t going places and just by stroke of good fortune I happened to pick up the phone to a member of the Poland family to inquire whether there might be an opportunity to buy the business.

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