With no post-Brexit equivalence or passporting regime available to UK brokers, they have had to explore other avenues to continue to trade across the European Union. David Worsfold explores the options open to intermediaries and the benefits they can…
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Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Peter Blanc, group CEO of Aston Lark, analyses the characteristics of the ongoing hard market arguing that while there is a ‘perfect storm’ of reduced capacity, losses, low investment returns and a dramatic recession there will be opportunities for well…
Brokers have hailed private equity house Cinven and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buying Miller from Willis Towers Watson as a deal with no losers.
Aston Lark has bought professional indemnity specialist Brunel Professions, Post can reveal.
Our expert panel warns that brokers with EU trade who haven't acted already may have left it too late.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made six board changes across its smaller brokers, larger brokers, MGA and networks advisory groups, its standards council and an internal appointment.
Aston Lark has bought Wright Insurance Brokers in Ireland, its second deal in the country having snapped up Dublin-based Robertson Low this January.
Goldman Sachs-backed consolidator Aston Lark has acquired Lloyd’s broker Protean Risk.
Andrew Scola has become Aston Lark’s first group chief technology and operating officer.
Aston Lark has bought Manchester-based commercial lines broker Buckland Harvester.
Aston Lark made a profit during its transformational year.
The acquisition of Aston Lark by Goldman Sachs could enable the broker to seek out larger acquisition targets, the company's CEO Peter Blanc said.
With Gallagher re-entering the M&A game after a four year hiatus, Michael Rea spoke to Harry Curtis about what makes a good deal, how consolidation is changing, why restrictive covenants need to be upheld and the Ardonagh court case
Aston Lark has completed its third acquisition of 2019 with the purchase of Jobson James insurance broker and its specialist employee benefits practice Jobson James Consulting.
Aston Lark has bought personal lines broker Highworth Insurance.
Aston Lark has acquired Irish broker Robertson Low, making the Dublin-based company its first international purchase as the group looks beyond the UK.
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Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
For a merger or acquisition to work, both sides need to get to know each other and have a post-deal plan, explains Peter Blanc, CEO of Aston Lark.
Aston Lark has bought specialist broker Ingram Hawkins & Nock in a deal that will add £10m of premium to the group.
Aston Scott Group saw a 40% increase in pre-tax profit to £1.9m to the year ending 30 June 2017.
Last month, Qatar Re signed a deal to buy Markerstudy’s Gibraltar-based insurance companies after year-long rumours of a sale had only started to die down
Aston Scott and Lark Group will rebrand as Aston Lark in July.