Principal buys motor broking business from Marsh

Jigsaw men

All six staff at the Kendal-based office are transferring with the business.

Principal Insurance has purchased the Kendal-based specialist motor broking business from Marsh for an undisclosed sum.

The broker said that all six Marsh colleagues, including general manager Kat Blayden-Byrne, had transferred with the business, which will continue to trade from Kendal, supported by resources from Principal's Manchester headquarters.

The business was previously known as Peart Insurance Brokers and was owned by Principal chairman Damian Keeling before he sold it to Central

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Insurance Age? View our subscription options


Sign up and gain access to five complimentary news articles every month.

Already have an account? Sign in here

This address will be used to create your account

My Insurance Downtime: Clear Group’s Dawn Dalby

Clear Group’s Dawn Dalby offers us a window into her life outside of insurance including her addiction to Married At First Sight, becoming a fan of Jeffrey Archer during jury service when 19 and a preference for winter comfort food.

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: