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Green Insurance Group has bought Brighton-based RT Williams Insurance Brokers and its appointed representative NIB Insurance Brokers.
Anderson Ashcroft has been bought for an undisclosed sum.
Broker buys Hastings-based SME and personal lines specialist Manor Insurance Services as it reveals it has more deals in the pipeline.
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The investment will help GRP continue to buy UK brokers according to newly promoted Mike Bruce.
The deal sees founders Peter Cullum and David Margrett retain a minority stake in the company alongside Penta Capital.
GRP has been exploring sale and reinvestment options since last summer.
Broker becomes GRP's eighth major hub and will retain its brand, with all staff remaining with the business.
Total covers 10 businesses that the group bought in the year to 31 March 2019.
Accounting procedures and acquisition costs blamed as turnover and operating profit grow 48% and 173% respectively.
Searchlight and Apax Partners are believed to be in talks with the consolidator over taking a stake in the business.
The start of Summer brought with it the revelation that now Prime Minister Boris Johnson was paid £25,540 by Biba to speak at its conference.
Deal for Barpax Associates is the broker's second since becoming part of GRP in early 2018.
Deal forms part of the broker’s strategy to increase its presence in North Wales.
Deal follows GRP's purchases of risk management specialist Health and Safety Click and Lancashire-based broker 3XD.
Former Halifax branch director has joined the firm as managing director.
GRP survey highlights that customers choose brokers based on professionalism and recommendation.
It is the sixth purchase for Greens since it became a Global Risk Partners hub in 2017.
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Scott Hallett to work with GRP's brokers and MGAs on new deals.