Towergate secures largest buy with £276m Open International deal

Towergate has secured the largest deal in its 10-year history with the acquisition of Open International, the UK & Ireland's supplier of IT solutions to brokers.

The £276m deal will cover all Open International Group companies, including Open GI, the Countrywide Network and London Market technology provider MI.

The business will be run as a separate entity under the Towergate Partnership umbrella. In addition, all of Open International's 300-plus staff will remain under the leadership of its c