Almost a year into the role as group CEO of Open GI, Simon Badley sat down with Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift to talk about how he plans to build on existing foundations to make the software house the technology 'partner of choice' for…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 12: Newsmaker special with Partners& CEO Phil Barton and chair Stuart Reid
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the first in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
But the consolidators say their models have not changed as a result of the coronavirus.
Blog: When is a consolidator, not a consolidator? The question Barton, Jelf and Reid’s Partners& hopes to answer
This week saw the launch of new broking business Partners&, bringing together a quintet of players to form a business which is positioning itself as distinctly anti-consolidator. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at what this means; and…
Wood founded the business in 1999 and sold a majority stake to Bain Capital in 2018.
Deal sees private equity firm Dunedin exit the specialist broker.
Exclusive: Group CEO Warren Downey, who joined from JLT last year, outlined the firm's M&A plans.
Exclusive: Research from Mazars shows 83% of brokers feel that the current levels of consolidation are sustainable.
Profile: David Ross, Ardonagh CEO, tells Insurance Age why he’s a lucky man and reveals his hopes for the group as he puts the challenges of the past five years behind him
The investment will help GRP continue to buy UK brokers according to newly promoted Mike Bruce.
The deal sees founders Peter Cullum and David Margrett retain a minority stake in the company alongside Penta Capital.
GRP has been exploring sale and reinvestment options since last summer.
CEO Paul Moors says Bollington is set to make more deals in 2020, with a focus on niche players or brokers that complement its existing business strategy.
Readers were most interested by closures at Swinton in August, as PIB announced its intention to seek a new investor by 2021.
CEO James Twining says the broker is "currently not in a sales process" following speculation it had been in talks with Gallagher.
Purchase of commercial lines specialist Wright Insurance Brokers follows its deal for Dublin-headquartered Robertson Low in January.
CEO Alan Inskip explains how the firm has changed since its MBO in 2018 and what lies ahead.
PE firm takes a 30% stake in the specialist marine broker.
Broker is creating 300 new roles as it targets a GWP of £300m by the end of the year.
Owner Preservation Capital Partners combined the two MGAs after buying US firm Cove earlier this year.
Liverpool-based Granite, which sits behind Acorn, is set to expand following funding deal with Inflexion Private Equity earlier this year.
As Marsh rebrands Jelf, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the passing of another name heavily associated with noughties broker consolidation
The private equity provider is now majority owner of the broker.