The MGA has teamed up with Accredited to expand its home insurance offering.
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.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys says funding agreement led by Pollen Street Capital restructures the MGA's debt and opens the business up for making further deals.
QIC is also set to participate in the transaction, as Markerstudy says it plans to grow organically and through acquisitions.
MGA confirms it is in discussions with Qatar Re after missing the deadline to pay back its near £200m loan, as it seeks fresh third party investment.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys says that the provider is speaking with a new carrier after it was forced to go "on hiatus" for new quotes in commercial lines almost a year ago.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys discusses why the transaction took almost two years to complete, criticism from Unite the union, redundancies and future acquisition plans.
The transaction, which will boost Markerstudy's GWP by £500m, was first announced in January 2019 and has previously been criticised by Union Unite after it was revealed that it could result in 200 job losses.
Markerstudy's Gary Humphreys discusses how brokers responded to the challenges of the pandemic.
The deal is still underway but Gary Humphrey's shares his expert view on some of the challenges of the acquisition.
MP, Tony Lloyd, slams Markerstudy over potential loss of 200 jobs and failure to recognise Unite and calls on Co-op to examine "moral compass" amid sale which is yet to complete.
The insurer said it was planning to retain at least 700 of the 900 staff moving across with the Co-op’s underwriting business following union complaint.
Unite said the deal is a “betrayal” of the Co-op philosophy as trade union predicts 200 jobs at risk once deal goes through.
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The provider has blamed the impact of Covid-19 for the job cuts which follow reports of staff being forced to take pay cuts.
Personal lines broking group Complete Cover has bolstered its management team with a quartet new hires including former Markerstudy and Brightside boss Russell Bence.
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Group commercial director Gary Humphreys says MGA is in talks with two potential providers after it was asked by backer QIC to find alternative capacity for its commercial SME book.
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