Canadian provider Intact and Danish insurer Tryg made a cash offer for RSA in November 2020.
David Heathfield, CEO of the US-based broker’s UK arm, discusses its recent deal to buy Borland Insurance and reveals ambitious UK growth plans.
Where does Gallagher’s buy of Bollington Wilson leave the independent broker space?
More than 100 staff are set to move across as A-Plan is set to become Howden’s retail flagship.
Borland is headquartered in Scotland and the deal follows AssuredPartners' purchase of Birmingham-based Hettle Andrews & Associates in 2019.
Partner Carl Wormald tells Insurance Age he is keen to build up another UK regional broker following the private equity provider's sale of Bollington Wilson to Gallagher.
The MGA specialises in construction and provides property and liability cover via UK brokers.
UK Retail boss Michael Rea discusses the thinking behind Gallagher’s deal to buy Bollington and confirms it is looking to make further acquisitions.
Headley brings over £13m in GWP to the Ethos-owned broker.
Bollington Wilson has been on the acquisition trail since 2019 and is believed to have GWP in the region of £250m.
The software house was bought by a Canadian firm in December as provider declines to comment.
Heath Crawford and Foster received investment from Peter Cullum-backed Minority Venture Partners three years ago.
Group CEO Paul Anscombe says the business is set to make acquisitions in the first half of the year, after pausing its deal-making plans in 2020 due to the pandemic.
The consolidator has purchased construction specialist UK & Ireland Insurance Services.
MGA confirms it is in discussions with Qatar Re after missing the deadline to pay back its near £200m loan, as it seeks fresh third party investment.
MD Adam Boakes discusses its most recent investment, working with Peter Cullum-backed Minority Venture Partners and how the pandemic has affected the business.
Howard Lickens will move to the role of executive chairman as former A-Plan MD, Mike Edgeley takes up the CEO mantle.
KBIS was established in 1991 and specialises in horse, horsebox and trailer and equestrian business cover.
Parent company Ardonagh says move will give UK brokers access to the Lloyd's market and follows its deal to buy Compass owner Bravo Group in August 2020.
Global Risk Partners (GRP) has purchased Newstead Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed sum.
Lloyd's broker CRS Yachts will join Aston Lark's European business.
The business specialises in science and technology and private clients.
Aon confirms the European watchdog has launched a Phase II review of the merger but insists it is still "on track" to close the combination in the first half of 2021.
Peter Cullum-backed Ataraxia and Minority Venture Partners have both invested in the merged broking firms which are based in Altrincham.