Smallholding and farm insurance specialist brings £5m of GWP and 20 staff to Aston Lark.
MGA says ThreatInformer's data enrichment technology will help it improve key activities in the underwriting process.
GRP has been exploring sale and reinvestment options since last summer.
The book of business will be transferred to N&G at renewal and NMU marine trade underwriters will move across as part of the deal.
CEO David Howden says revenue and GWP increases for 2019 were driven by organic growth as the broker reveals it is looking at 20 acquisition targets.
Group had held a 51% stake in Business Choice Direct since it was spun out in 2016.
CEO Edward Bruce said consolidator interest in the Scottish broker was increasing as it posted ‘record’ turnover for 2019.
Gallagher's UK boss Simon Matson addressed last year's "unfortunate" Gallagher v Ardonagh court case for the first time as he discussed the broker's full acquisition of Capsicum Re alongside CEO Rupert Swallow.
Merger had originally been expected to be completed by the end of 2018.
Business was founded in 2013 by Grahame Chilton and Rupert Swallow through a strategic partnership with Gallagher.
Broker becomes GRP's eighth major hub and will retain its brand, with all staff remaining with the business.
Ethos-owned broker has now made ten deals in the last three years.
The broking firm renamed its corporate and private clients division as Tysers last July.
Deal to purchase parent company Risk Transfer Group has now completed.
CEO Paul Moors says Bollington is set to make more deals in 2020, with a focus on niche players or brokers that complement its existing business strategy.
Total covers 10 businesses that the group bought in the year to 31 March 2019.
Deal is Lockyers' first since becoming an Ethos Broking partner in September 2018.
Firm poised to make further acquisitions in Ireland under new leadership.
Newbridge was founded in 2015 as part of Castel’s MGA formation platform.
Provider says the purchases of LV and L&G's GI businesses will see Allianz become the second largest general insurer in the UK.
Accounting procedures and acquisition costs blamed as turnover and operating profit grow 48% and 173% respectively.
Michael Lawrence, broker distribution and underwriting director at LV, considers the headlines of 2019 and Simon Mabb, group managing director at Romero Insurance Brokers, predicts those of 2020.
Sarah Mallaby, director of broker markets at Allianz, reviews 2019 and Peter Blanc, group CEO at Aston Lark, looks ahead to 2020.
Andrew Alcock, COO at TH March, reviews the events of 2019 and Phil Bayles, CDO at Aviva, outlines what we can expect from the New Year.