Cobra buys commercial broker Robert Edward Southern

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Cobra Holdings has made its third acquisition in as many months after buying commercial insurance broker Robert Edward Southern.

The Croydon-based broker was established in 1988 and will continue trading in its current form according to Cobra.

Steve Burrows, chief executive officer of Cobra, said: "As previously stated, part of Cobra's long-term strategic plan is to expand and strengthen its retail business through a planned acquisition programme of selected insurance brokers across the UK.