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.
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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.
Financial results also show that revenue grew 10.2% at Marsh in 2019.
David Ross reveals expansion hopes and confirms more M&A targets in the UK.
Broker’s trade and assets will be integrated as part of Marsh in April or May 2020.
GRP has been exploring sale and reinvestment options since last summer.