Acrisure targets SME brokers in M&A drive

Mark McIlquham, president of Acrisure's UK retail

Acrisure is set to target SME brokers in the UK and Ireland, following its Russell Scanlan buy, as it moves forward with its M&A strategy according to president, Mark McIlquham

US-based Acrisure has moved further into the UK market with Russel Scanlan acquisition, it was bought for an undisclosed sum last week.

Mark McIlquham, president of Acrisure UK retail, said: “We’re looking for other prominent SME brokers that are geographically spread across the UK and Ireland. Russell Scanlan is a SME broker with good private clients. That’s an area that we want to grow, and we’re looking for complimentary businesses.

“We’re very interested in the affinity space behind high

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