Howard Lickens discusses plans for the Brokerbility Network following the transaction, which also increases Clear's regional presence, particularly in the Midlands.
The deal includes BHIB and brings Clear’s GWP up to £200m.
The sale of A-Plan to Howden is believed to be valued at up to £700m.
Carl Shuker will continue to lead the personal lines specialist.
Consolidator makes Dublin-based Crotty Insurance Brokers its Irish hub as it announces plans to make further deals in the Republic of Ireland.
Government body says Ardonagh and Bennetts have five working days to address the CMA’s concerns, after it found that the merged company would face “only little competition” from other much smaller motorcycle insurance specialists.
Peter Blanc says London Market is priority for the broker and reveals MGA/underwriting hopes as the business buys Lloyd’s broker Brunel Professions.
The agreement was originally announced in March this year and will see the creation of the world’s largest broker.
Guy Penn & Co becomes the latest Ethos regional broking powerhouse.
The MGA, which specialises in the construction, leisure and commercial sectors, brings £20m of GWP to Ardonagh and will operate within Geo Specialty Group.
The GRP-owned business has purchased Cheshire-based Britannia Consultants Services.
Broker states it has a number of deals in due diligence and expects to add to its portfolio soon.
Ardonagh’s £26m purchase of the motorcycle specialist approved by the FCA, but the ongoing CMA inquiry looking at how the transaction impacts competition in the market continues.
The firm has purchased Incepta for an undisclosed sum.
Bennett Christmas is part of the Ethos broker stable and adds the professional indemnity specialist to its portfolio.
The deal includes a large portfolio in Northern Ireland.
The regulatory body must make a decision on whether to refer the merger for further investigation by 16 September this year.
CFO Ryan Brown says the consolidator has a "very healthy pipeline" of future acquisitions, as PIB's GWP hits £986m.
The move, announced in June, brings Broker Network back into the fold as Ardonagh confirms £300m war chest to fund future deals.
David Hopwood, of Marsh Networks, predicts the pace of M&A will increase as the UK moves out of lockdown.
A meeting of Willis Tower Watson shareholders has been called as US Department of Justice calls for more information on the £22.9bn merger.
The company purchased the administration specialist from MS Amlin as SRG teases further strategic partnerships.
Towcester-based broker Premier Choice Healthcare becomes consolidator's healthcare hub.
The $500m ‘payment-in-kind’ toggle notes have been priced as the business progresses with £1.9bn refinancing which includes a $300m war chest.