Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift charts consolidation among the top 100 intermediaries from 2010 to today and reflects on the biggest winners in terms of M&A success
Move follows redundancies and a number of management exits at Be Wiser and will see the personal lines broker operate alongside Swinton, Autonet, Carole Nash and Marmalade.
As Markerstudy acquires Brightside Jonathan Swift looks at a deal over seven years in the making that has highlighted a tale of two investments for Anacap.
The Towergate and Atlanta parent published results for the first six months of 2020 and reveals prices for Arachas and Bravo Group.
In the run up to the 2020 UK Broker Awards Insurance Age is profiling all the shortlisted firms and individuals, with today’s focus being The Personal Lines Broker of the Year.
The business highlighted Ebitda and acquisitions as it points to “limited” Covid-19 impact.
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Ardonagh’s Atlanta division has exchanged contracts to purchase the motorcycle specialist broker.
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Stuttard will be based in Blackburn, Lancashire and, in addition to his Towergate role, also worked as regional manager at Swinton.
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Former Ardonagh deputy CEO Janice Deakin has stepped back at the consolidator and vowed that she needs a ‘break’ from big deals having worked on the acquisition of Swinton, but added the idea of acting as a non-executive director at another firm…
Move follows Ageas' decision to close its Stoke operations and the majority of the staff currently facing redundancy will be offered employment under the Autonet brand.
Experts say deal is "good fit", despite the possibility of it limiting choice in the market.
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As the sweltering heat continued into September brokers saw opportunities in Marsh's JLT deal and were also interested in Ardonagh buying Swinton and RSA's shock profit warning.
Performance breakdown shows improved retention and new business figures.
Business posts loss of £48.9m along with income growth.
But most brokers believe the insurer’s planned restructure is positive.
Move seen as first step in Ardonagh “monetisation” strategy.
The £165m price tag seen as fair after initial estimates went as high as £450m.
Deal for personal lines specialist adds over one million customers to the group.
Experts urge brokers to challenge their insurer panels to utilise the new template.