The business is set to invest in its digital capabilities as MD, Ross Barrington, reflects on its Brightside deal and future M&A plans.
The former Brightside CEO is also going to join the company’s niche insurance brand, Peach Pi.
Simon Townsend joins Markerstudy following its purchase of Brightside earlier this year.
Bence, formerly of Markerstudy, was most recently with Complete Cover Group.
He becomes an independent non-executive director alongside James Illingworth and Jane Hayes.
CEO Chris McCann tells Insurance Age about entering the UK market post-Brexit and reveals the Dublin-based company’s plans for the future.
Deal comes after Brightside announced last November that Kitsune was to close the new business and go into run-off.
Higgins comes on board as group chairman
Gary Humphreys says the provider is actively looking to buy more businesses as he flags further consolidation in the personal lines space.
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.
Markerstudy finally gets its hands on the specialist personal lines broker after being rejected for undervaluing the broker in 2013.
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The decision puts 16 people at risk of redundancy from the organisation which launched in January 2019.
Seven industry figures have joined the forum which was launched by Peach Pi to collaborate on improving relationships with consumers and within the industry.
Cliff has been appointed chairman of the firm which specialises in the social housing sector, travel and associated insurance and property insurance.
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Personal lines broking group Complete Cover has bolstered its management team with a quartet new hires including former Markerstudy and Brightside boss Russell Bence.
As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close Insurance Age asks what employers are doing for the people keeping the industry moving as they cope with Covid-19.
Brightside's Brendan McCafferty calls for a guiding light for the sector and warns that, if the market fails to get its Covid-19 response right, there could be hell to pay.
Insurance Age finds out how Brightside COO Richard Beaven has adapted to changes in working practices amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Brokers say they are sharing experiences with each other to "protect the broking profession" as they explore new ways of working from home and reveal their favourite platforms to stay connected.
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By Sharon Bishop, of Close Brothers Premium Finance, on building personal lines broking success.