Capita Insurance Services set its sights on becoming the largest niche motor broker in the UK, according to the managing director of its most recent acquisition Sureterm Direct.
There is little doubt that brokers have got it tough. The anticipated hardening of the market is a long time coming despite bold words by insurers, the economy is only recovering hesitantly with the important construction sector still in the doldrums and…
Industry experts have voiced conflicting opinions over whether a recent rise in insurance market acquisitions signalled a return to the frenzied purchasing of the past or was merely a "blip".
Principle Insurance Holdings has announced the conditional sale of subsidiaries, Principle Insurance Company (PIC) and Principle Marketing Services (PMS) to Al Salam Group Holding Company.
Following completion of its acquisition of HSBC Insurance Brokers (HIB) on 1 April, Marsh is adding to its UK national corporate leadership team to drive growth across the combined operation.
Pavey Group Exeter has acquired the commercial insurance team and clients of Exeter based insurance broker RK Shipman.
Junction, the affinity specialist intermediary, has announced its acquisition of Bradford & Bingley’s motor and home insurance business.
Henderson Insurance has announced the takeover of Denney O’Hara.
The Capita Group has acquired specialised motor insurance broker, Sureterm Direct.
Isle of Man-based Chase Templeton Group has acquired Jigsaw Healthcare, the Cheshire-based private medical insurance (PMI) specialist.
Dutch insurance giant Eureko, RSA and Axa have been named among the 20 or so predators circling the Quinn Insurance group, according to reports in Ireland.
Gresham, the UK mid market private equity specialist, has completed an investment of £12.3m in Lanes Assistance Services (LAS).
Chase Templeton Group has acquired Healthcare Quotations (HQL), the Oxford and Gloucester based private medical insurance (PMI) specialists, for an undisclosed sum.
Personal lines start-up Invicta Insurance Services has made its second acquisition since its launch by former Woodstock Insurance Brokers operations manager Steve Gamage.
Invicta Insurance Services has made its second acquisition: Sevenoaks-based Lowe Insurance
Arthur J Gallagher (AJG) (UK) has today signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the (re)insurance broking business of FirstCity Partnership.
Doodson Broking Group UK, and Crossfields Insurance Brokerage, based in the US, have merged to create a global firm in the live music and entertainment sector.
With an annual GWP of around £9m and employing 20 staff, Oval said the acquisition of J L Fisher would strengthen its increasing presence in the South West region
Chelmsford-based RG Ford Insurance Brokers has completed the first of the five acquisitions it said it expected to make in 2010
Howard Lickens describes the purchase as a "great opportunity to expand into a new area"
Former Heath Lambert managing director, Mike Bruce, has joined Bluefin as chief development officer, responsible for underwriting and claims at the Axa-owned broker
Cullum Capital Ventures (CCV) has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase of two commercial brokers
Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Group has bought Iimia Wealth Management from Midas Capital for £7.25m in cash. The announcement follows news of talks originally reported on broking.co.uk in December.
Cullum Capital Ventures (CCV) today announces the acquisition of AC Insurance Services marking its first of the New Year and its 49th since it started trading in June 2006