Motor broker MCL relocates and registers Irish operation to Swords, Dublin to enable it to continue trading as normal following UK’s EU exit.
Merger had originally been expected to be completed by the end of 2018.
Firm poised to make further acquisitions in Ireland under new leadership.
Ireland-based insurer was placed in administration in 2018.
Purchase of commercial lines specialist Wright Insurance Brokers follows its deal for Dublin-headquartered Robertson Low in January.
Broker is retaining its London headquarters and noted that its “commitment to the UK and the important London insurance market remains unchanged”.
The recently re-financed business is aiming to find a longer-term backer in 2021.
Insurer to stop working with UK-based coverholder LeisureInsure from 1 August in a move which hits the Irish market.
As the uncertainty over Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement drags on, many brokers have made moves to try to offset any changes to rules governing trade with European Union countries
The Irish office will be managed by the UK team and the move assists with potential issues arising from Brexit.
Business to expand into more countries in Europe after buying Optis Insurance in Ireland.
The business now has an Irish base following the acquisition of Optis Insurance as PIB prepares for Brexit.
More deals in the pipeline as Irish regulator approves purchase of Dublin-based Robertson Low.
Zurich boss Tulsi Naidu welcomes the arrangement.
First international acquisition for the firm.
Irish broker Arachas boss Conor Brennan says UK brokers are increasingly looking to collaborate with brokers based in Ireland.
Broker hails independent status after recent Autoline deal.
The Central Bank of Ireland imposes the fine for regulatory breaches relating to large loss claims and accounting irregularities.
Miles Smith and TUE Companies to keep own brands as separate businesses in expanded group.
Breitburd replaces Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge who was also interim CEO after Amanda Blanc left.
Insurer is to move its principal EU insurance company from the UK to Ireland ahead of the Brexit deadline.
Options for UK brokers doing business in Ireland include partnering with a local broker or applying for authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland.
Joe Grogan moves to be chairman of Marsh Ireland.
Broker cites investment costs as profits fall.