Insurance Covid-Cast episode 12: Newsmaker special with Partners& CEO Phil Barton and chair Stuart Reid
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Millionaire maker: From setting up one of the first consolidators to becoming an investor in start-ups, Chris Blackham reflects on the highs and lows of selling-up and shares his vision for the future
The organisation purchased Hughes & King for an undisclosed sum adding £4m in GWP to its business as it presses on with pipeline amid Covid-19.
Blog: When is a consolidator, not a consolidator? The question Barton, Jelf and Reid’s Partners& hopes to answer
This week saw the launch of new broking business Partners&, bringing together a quintet of players to form a business which is positioning itself as distinctly anti-consolidator. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at what this means; and…
Green Insurance Group has bought Brighton-based RT Williams Insurance Brokers and its appointed representative NIB Insurance Brokers.
Phil Barton, alongside Stuart Reid and Chris Jelf, has formed the broker from MRIB and Independents, La Playa, CGI and Versatile, with initial £25m investment from Capital Z.
Brokers broadly welcome deal between broking giants and look forward to opportunities created
Reid chats to Insurance Age about his return to the market, being approached by private equity houses and why there are lots of opportunities for smaller brokers in the current market.
Deal creates UK broker “unicorns” as Marsh moves to number two on the global broking table.
The personal lines specialist has bought the Northampton-based SME commercial expert.
The organisation has purchased a Top 100 broker to strengthen its motor proposition.
The $30bn deal will see the combined business operate under the Aon brand led by Aon CEO Greg Case, with the transaction expected to go through in the first half of 2021.
Freedom Services Group's purchase of Aventus-driven broker Homelyfe was revealed earlier this week.
The organisation has purchased Perry Appleton which is based in Rugby and controls £7m in GWP.
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.
Exclusive: The organisation, formerly known as Coversure, is set to buy across its retail and wholesale divisions.
Exclusive: Insurance Tailors, based in Twickenham, has been purchased by the specialist broker’s parent firm for an undisclosed sum.
Group has added £9m GWP and 19 staff with its purchase of Midlands-based CLA (Risk Solutions).
The broker is PIB's 26th deal and operates in the property, corporate, private clients and SME sectors.
Executive chairman Ashwin Mistry says firm's income and GWP have been impacted by broker members selling up.
Ardonagh’s Atlanta division has exchanged contracts to purchase the motorcycle specialist broker.
Firm reveals an increase in turnover but a drop in Ebitda for the year as it lists consolidation and Brexit as challenges affecting the business.
Lights & Legal managing director Dean Perkin will stay with the firm.