The move follows deals to buy Bennetts and the brands Autosaint, Ladybird and First Van.
Provider points to continued impact from Covid-19 as well as competitive market conditions and the run-off of certain portfolios as it also reports a COR of 91.7%.
Shawbrook Bank supported the venture with a commercial loan.
The industry was forced to cancel a raft of events including Glastonbury Festival, Boomtown and Womad after insurers backed away and the government dragged its feet on delivering alternative cover.
Bence, formerly of Markerstudy, was most recently with Complete Cover Group.
This year the theme of the diversity and inclusion festival is active allyship and speakers include MP Jess Phillips and TV presenter Anita Kapoor.
Provider says it has seen premium reductions in motor due to Covid restrictions as GWP slips slightly to £481m.
Direct Line Group reported that its commercial division, including NIG, delivered an increased operating profit of £43.6m.
Following its takeover by Intact, RSA's UK, Ireland, Europe and Middle East operations also reports gross written premiums of £2.3bn.
Acquisition provides further entry into Ireland and expands specialty expertise for the US headquartered business.
The Kidderminster-headquartered broker's specialisms include construction, motor trade, high net worth and unoccupied property and the deal brings 19 staff to Aston Lark.
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Provider also records rise in GWP and an improved COR of 93.1%.
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The provider joins Let Alliance and HomeLet as part of the business’s rental proposition.
Three Sixty is based in Bolton and is a specialist private client broker.
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Topsail offers specialist boat insurance and adds to Ceta’s broker proposition in the space.
Simon Matson, CEO, Europe, Middle East and Asia, said the UK division had seen organic growth of 9%.
The consolidator now places circa £900m in gross written premium and employs over 1,500 people in over 50 offices across the UK and Ireland.
The broker announced its commitment to reduce its plastic consumption, and offset the rest, aiming to curb the impact its business has on the environment.
Lloyd's reveals steps towards achieving net-zero across the industry after having been accused of 'shameless greenwashing' in a recent paint attack.
CEO Robert Organ highlighted how recent buy, PI specialist Insure Risk, was a good fit for the business and chats through its move to join Jensten.
Aon, which abandoned its $30bn merger deal to buy WTW earlier this week, has shared its new leadership structure.