Gallagher Heath has stated that it aims to double the £25m turnover of its Leeds branch by 2015.
Ataraxia has appointed Kevin Young to its board of directors.
US insurer CNA has acquired Hardy Underwriting for £143m in cash.
Barbican Group has bought Manchester-based managing general agency Professional Indemnity Protect.
The management of Besso Insurance Group have bought 15% of the business in a £1.1m deal ahead of an acquisition drive of specialist firms and broker teams.
Towergate Insurance has appointed Dan Saulter to the newly-created role of group mergers and acquisitions director.
County Insurance could meet its five-year target of ten acquisitions ahead of schedule, with two early purchases near to completion, sister title Post has reported.
Markel International has acquired Quay Underwriting (QU).
Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) has followed the trend of positive financial results in the insurance market with a 13% hike in profits before tax to £147.6m for 2011.
Towergate Insurance has acquired Centenary Insurance and William Rogers Insurance Brokers.
The Riverbourne Group, the Caterham-based broker that recently entered administration, has been purchased in a deal that will see the business split in two.
Invicta Insurance Services has agreed to acquire the general insurance portfolio of surrey-based IFA Financial Profiles.
RSA’s commercial chief has confirmed that he will pull out from product lines that are not working for the insurer as he continues his revamp of RSA’s commercial book.
Ageas is suing Kwik-Fit over liabilities relating to the £215m purchase of the company's insurance arm in 2010.
The majority of the UK’s general insurance companies are foreign owned according to new research.
Tasker Ventures (TVL) has acquired Cheshire-based Maestro Insurance Services.
Giles has sold the financial services arm of recent acquisition CBG to the management team.
Speculation continues to surround the sale of French insurance giant’s UK operations
London-based broker and underwriting company Chesterfield Group has been bought by US-company H.W. Kaufman Financial Group.
CCV has bought Crown Insurance Brokers in Birmingham and Lyon Insurance Services in Anglesey.
Quindell Portfolio, a software outsourcing specialist, has acquired 29.9% of Ai Claims Solutions.
Hyperion Insurance Group, has reported a 21% increase in revenue to £87m for the year ended September 2011.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson’s (JLT) Irish arm has acquired FBD Insurance Brokers, an insurance broker based in Ireland in a deal worth up to €8.5m (£7.1m).
Beazley has reafirmed its interest in acquiring Hardy.