Swansea-based Douglas Insurance has been acquired by County Group.
The County Group has made its second acquisition of the year, having acquired Derby-based broker Rahon Insurance.
GRP has acquired Lloyd’s coverholder U-Sure Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
Tasker Insurance Group has named Graeme Lalley as chief operating officer for the Group.
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GRP hub Abbey Bond Lovis has acquired a majority share in Northern Irish broker Digney Grant for an undisclosed sum.
Aviva anticipates placing millions of pounds of personal lines business through Fast Trade by the end of the year, according to managing director of UK general insurance Rob Townend and managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Aviva sees growth across every broker segment despite fall out with GRP, Aviva managing director for intermediaries Phil Bayles has confirmed.
Lloyd’s brokers Lonmar and Ropner will merge at the end of the month under the Lonmar brand.
GRP has acquired a majority stake in DCJ Group Insurance and Risk Management, for an undisclosed sum.
Insurance investment vehicle Primary Group has today been revealed as the backer for the new digital-enabled managing general agent to be launched by former AIG UK CEO Jacqueline McNamee in autumn this year.
GRP-backed County Group has acquired a Wigan-based commercial broker as part of a plan to double its size.
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.
Aviva and GRP’s split rekindles the consolidator commission debate
Axa has taken on the agency for the commercial combined and fleet business portfolios for GRP’s ‘south-eastern hub’ Green Insurance Group (Greens), while Allianz has made a bespoke agreement with GRP’s Sagar, McGrady’s and Abbey Bond Lovis to take on…
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Allianz will provide capacity for Higos’ SME business, following Aviva’s decision to cancel agencies with all GRP-backed brokers.
Aviva has ended its relationship with Global Risk Partners following its split from two other GRP brokers.
As the UK insurance sector descends on Manchester for the 2018 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Jonathan Swift predicts some of the key talking points on the floor and in the bars around the venue.
GRP-owned Higos has appointed Matthew Hartigan as managing director, succeeding interim managing director Neil Thornton.
Global Risk Partners has acquired Thomas Sagar Insurances for an undisclosed sum.
Ian Gosden is to retire as chairman of Higos two months into the role and step down from the business on Friday.
Global Risk Partners has appointed Clive Nathan as CEO of the group’s managing general agent division.
Global Risk Partners has acquired a majority stake in Bromley-based specialist MGA, Camberford Law.