PIB CEO Brendan McManus unveils his plans for Cobra, while Cobra boss Steve Burrows discusses the sale process, competition and feedback from network members.
The Insurance Age team examine the most read stories for the week commencing 3 June 2019.
Once upon a time you could not keep Cobra out of the news. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on how the business regrouped almost by stealth to become the latest important part of the PIB growth story.
Deal sees premiums placed by PIB grow to £900m as Cobra's Steve Burrows steps down from CEO role but remains with the company as a consultant to "provide continuity".
Holding company reports small uptick in revenue.
Firm says it's looking to expand its broking business through acquisitions across the UK.
Bank debt drops by over £2m following disposals.
Cobra confident of announcing more acquisitions in the coming months.
Group says reduction linked to investment in acquisitions plan.
A number of other acquisitions are in progress according to Cobra.
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BKG will continue to trade in the same way says Cobra.
Management buyout sees directors take over 100% of the Manchester-based broker which was acquired by Cobra Holdings in 2008.
Head of insurance Paul Hambrook says bank is on course to lend that amount in its curent financial year.
Firm says package will allow it to focus on growth opportunities.
RRSL enters insurance sector as Cobra appointed representative.
New partner specialises in products for independent and smaller businesses.
New recruit joins from Cobra.
Wholesale broker makes five appointments.
Network in discussions with nine brokers from across the UK.
Alto Insurance Group has reported a loss of £578,543 for the 15 months to March 2013.
Cobra Legal & IP has launched two intellectual property (IP) products.
Yutree Underwriting has left Cobra Network in a bid to become a "truly independent intermediary".
Willis Network has shrugged off its split with Aviva, insisting that it chose not to strike a deal with Aviva to extend its relationship beyond December 2013.