QBE’s takeover of Brit’s regional business hailed as perfect marriage


It is rare that any development in the insurance industry is greeted with universal acclaim. But that has certainly been the response from brokers to the news of QBE’s purchase of Brit’s UK regional business.

“We’ve always found QBE to be extremely positive and an approachable market,” commented Richard Blackburn, managing director of Halifax-based insurance broker Wilby, and his statement was entirely in keeping with the general market sentiment. From this starting point, the  management streng