On the 1st May Simon Cooter effectively handed over the commercial and high net worth director baton at Covea to Carolyn Callan and became in his words ‘minister without portfolio’. At last week’s British Insurance Brokers’ Association Conference…
Professional Insurance Agents is the first deal for Cavendish Munro since it was bought by Global Risk Partners in 2016.
Firm has seen an number of employment changes as it works to merge the two brokers following PIB's acquisition of Lorica in March last year.
Following the news that Aon had pulled out of takeover talks with Willis Towers Watson, speculation is rising about what the broking giant could do instead
The affinity speciality has bought both the firms which include the Insurance2Go and Better Buy Insurance brands.
Broker Network Partners rebrands as Ethos to separate deals from its networks as CEO Des O’Connor reiterates that the networks will remain apart.
Castle specialises in tour operators, food and leisure, and health and beauty, and will act as a hub for the Lincolnshire region.
Purchase of West Midlands-based broker is County’s first deal of 2019.
Deal is Saffron's third since it was bought by Broker Network a year ago.
The business, currently funded by Bowmark Capital, is seeking additional investment to secure its longer term acquisition pipeline.
Broker hails independent status after recent Autoline deal.
As the cold weather settled in brokers clicked on an unrated Danish insurer going bust, RSA redundancies and Brexit.
Swiss Re-owned firm anticipates IPO in 2019.
During the August heatwave brokers were more interested in Allianz taking its first step into Lloyd's, Co-op Insurance being up for sale, Broker Network exclusively revealing its spending spree prices and broker commission than the hot weather.
Hopwood on being owned by Marsh, restructuring the networks division and why he wants brokers to remain independent.
Darren Murphy explores how large M&A in the broker sector filters down into the regions.
However Mike Bruce points to 4% organic growth and suggests the business is on track to buy “double digit” businesses, including MGAs, in 2019.
Michael Rea reveals that a number of buys have been lined up for 2019.
It is understood Global Risk Partners swept in after negotiations between the Yorkshire-based broker and Broker Network broke down.
Deal has received regulatory approval.
The business will act at Broker Network’s seventh “regional powerhouse”.
The consolidator buys Wheatley Wright Insurance Group two days after announcing Albany Childcare buy.
Geldard on why the broker market resembles a family, acquisitions and gender diversity in the insurance sector.
As the UK insurance sector descends on Manchester for the 2018 British Insurance Brokers' Association Conference, Jonathan Swift predicts some of the key talking points on the floor and in the bars around the venue.