Oval wins South west broker

Founded 30 years ago, John Eke & Partners is of mid-sized status, with nearly 40 staff and £18 million gross written premium.

Nic Hamblin, the brokerage's managing director, said: "We weren’t actively looking to sell until we met Oval. With respected brokers like Beddis and Partners and RP Hodson already on board we knew we should take Oval very seriously indeed.

“And I’m absolutely delighted we did. Oval’s focus on the customer as well as their size and technical expertise is a perfect fit f