Alastair Christopherson, group managing director at The County Group, shares his reflections on 2019 and how brokers should be preparing for the year ahead.
Consolidators have shifted to concentrate on the smaller end of the broking sector, Martin Friel investigates why
Andrew Brown-Allan, CMO at Carrot Insurance, explains his year in insurance and what we can expect next.
David Martin, head of retail management at Zurich UK, looks back at 2019 and Ashwin Mistry, chairman at Brokerbility, looks forward to 2020.
The CEO of UK retail at Gallagher tells Insurance Age his highlights of 2019.
The Belfast-based company has purchased Hale Kavanagh.
CEO James Twining says the broker is "currently not in a sales process" following speculation it had been in talks with Gallagher.
Searchlight and Apax Partners are believed to be in talks with the consolidator over taking a stake in the business.
Norwich-based broker will keep its brand and brings a GWP of £22m to Ethos.
Deal is broker's sixth since Ethos Broking took a majority stake in the business in 2018.
Firm has provided a daily rate insurance product through PIB-owned Cooke & Mason since 2004.
Group will purchase CMR Insurance Services and Sue Smith Ltd subject to regulatory approval.
Purchase of commercial lines specialist Wright Insurance Brokers follows its deal for Dublin-headquartered Robertson Low in January.
The deal takes the number of Greenwood Moreland offices to three.
Deal for Barpax Associates is the broker's second since becoming part of GRP in early 2018.
Move follows the merger of ICB Group and Finch Insurance Brokers.
The combined business will continue to operate out of its existing offices and will be led by current chief executive officers, Mike Latham and Neil Campling.
Company must pay more than £108.6m to Qatar Re on 1 December and owes more than £240m in total.
Business will move forward in the UK under the Burns & Wilcox brand following the Barbican Protect buy.
The reinsurance broker was founded in 2013 by Grahame Chilton and Rupert Swallow.
Barbican Protect will rebrand as Burns & Wilcox as part of the deal.
Specialist Risk Group, an investment vehicle for Pollen Street Capital, has recently rebranded from Specialist Risk Investments.
CEO also discusses Ardonagh’s latest set of financial results, organic growth and acquisition plans.
Software house's deal to buy Add Value Assurances follows purchases in Canada, Germany and Denmark.