The move, announced in June, brings Broker Network back into the fold as Ardonagh confirms £300m war chest to fund future deals.
Deal is PIB's 30th as the consolidator confirms it has several more in the pipeline.
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.
Simon Taylor, managing director for wholesale, discussed the future of the business as it is announced Bob Darling is set to step down.
Exclusive: The Gallagher-owned MGA sets out its new strategy as it unveils plans to grow by acquisition and expand into new product areas.
The government body is seeking comments on the deal in order to decide whether it "may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition" in the market.
MD Adam Boakes says model will help brokers increase their income as well as provide them with a guaranteed investor in their business once they're looking to exit.
The moves adds £20m in GWP to the Jensten Group portfolio.
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.
Software house has also seen a dip in operating profit as results reveal it paid £10.8m for Canadian business Zycomp Systems last July.
Move follows Searchlight's purchase of a majority stake in GRP, which saw a number of management changes.
With Broker Network returning to the fold, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why Ardonagh Group is looking Back to the Future as its plots post pandemic growth.
The consolidator announces $500m notes offering and flags £1.6bn equity valuation as it brings the network, along with Ethos Broking and Compass, back into the fold.
The organisation sold UK General to JC Flowers back in 2017 and the fresh deal sees management changes.
MD Paul Younger chats about the broker's acquisition strategy and details how the business has been impacted by Covid-19.
Livingbridge has taken a stake in independent personal lines broker Chill Insurance.
Group CEO Mike Bruce on the Searchlight deal, expansion plans and how the firm's M&A activity is "gaining momentum".
Move sees brokers including Cooke & Mason, DE Ford, Franklands, Lorica, Wilby and Cobra Insurance Brokers unite under the PIB Insurance Brokers brand.
The move, which was first announced in February, sees founders Peter Cullum and David Margrett retain a minority stake in the business as Mike Bruce becomes group chief executive.
The broker makes its first acquisition since becoming an Ethos Broking partner in December 2017.
Deal is broker's second since becoming an Ethos Broking partner last August.