Towergate acquires Hobson Insurance

The Towergate Partnership has acquired Romford-based Hobson Insurance Brokers. The business has 10 staff and controls £3m of predominately commercial insurance business. David Wrathall, the regional managing director for Towergate, said: "This is our third local deal in the last six months; I look forward to welcoming the managing director of Hobsons, Brian Sharp, and his team into the fold."