The company said investment in its brokerage brands, such as Go Skippy, helped with the 64.1% increase as expenses rise in-line with income spike.
Documents show the Wilson price tag was £44.9m.
Profit and turnover rise in 2018.
Group’s revenue drops by 12%.
Despite recent losses CEO Andrew Burke said the business is on the right path and has put Asplin fraud case behind it.
Market experts predict more insurers will follow in RSA's footsteps and pull back from unprofitable business lines.
Turnover also dipped at the broker, which is set to be bought by Ardonagh, as number of live policies fell to 1.6m.
Consolidator moved into Ebitdae profit in 2017.
Group CEO says provider is to take action on pricing and portfolio reshaping following £70m UK underwriting loss in Q3 2018.
Insurer’s UK business reports £70m underwriting loss as COR worsens to 110%.
Policy total nudges up for the first half of 2018.
Figures reveal slight improvement in COR, while GWP fell.
Market reports £600m pre-tax result.
Broker has already struck two deals since being bought by Broker Network this January.
Turnover and profit drop at the broker.
MD Howard Pepper says the AR network made "substantial investments" in staff and IT during 2017.
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Investor report shows growing income but legacy costs hit £9m for the first six months of 2018.
Figures unveiled for first three deals - Finch Commercial, Boyd Insurance and Thompson & Richardson.
Underwriting profits also down but GWP grows for first half of 2018 following “exceptional” 2017 performance.
CEO says growth was driven by investment in specialist areas, as the firm continues to invest in IT and make acquisitions.
Online broker says loss due to costs from Travelers takeover.
Broker points to organic growth as main driver.
Insurer reveals an improved COR at 96.6%, but a fall in GWP.