Co-op has sold its underwriting business to Markerstudy for £185m.
Aston Lark has acquired Irish broker Robertson Low, making the Dublin-based company its first international purchase as the group looks beyond the UK.
Post journalists and broking stalwarts found themselves in the Houses of Parliament this week, on the day that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered an historic defeat.
GRP’s County Group has acquired Swinford Insurance Consultants.
MRIB Group has acquired chartered health and fitness insurance broker Independents.
Broker Network’s Saffron Insurance has acquired Farmer Insurance and will continue to seek acquisitive growth.
Hyperion will look to build on its retail business this year, but CEO David Howden said the firm will never chase premium through acquisitions.
Gallagher UK will be "thoughtful" about the pace at which it buys other businesses this year, as it focuses on the integration of Stackhouse Poland into the wider group.
Marsh parent Marsh & McLennan has revealed the pricing structure of a $5bn senior notes offering, prior to the completion of its acquisition of JLT.
Kingsbridge Group has acquired of insurtech company Dinghy, which provides on-demand professional indemnity cover to freelancers and ‘gig’ economy workers.
Gallagher will buy acquisitive regional broker Stackhouse Poland.
The Ardonagh Group has completed the purchase of broker Swinton, while the sale of its commercial underwriting business to Arch has also been finalised.
Global broker Marsh has unveiled a ream of senior people moves, effective once the JLT deal has completed.
Prestige Insurance Holdings, which owns Northern Irish personal lines broker Abbey Insurance, has reached an agreement to acquire Autoline Insurance.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has bolstered its complex corporate liability function with the recruitment of six senior adjusters formerly with rival VRS Verclaim.
Adelaide, the owner of Finch and ICB Group, is looking to acquisitive growth as it aims to increase its revenue across Europe by 150% by 2022.
International risk services firm Gallagher Bassett has bought UK-based Property Claims Management Services.
Stackhouse Poland has continued its acquisition drive by buying specialist real estate broker Property Insurance Initiatives.
Andrew Draycott will take on the role of Ed Broking CEO once its acquisition by Besso owner BGC Partners is complete, while the specialty, wholesale and reinsurance broker has also revealed plans to open a Bermuda office.
Gallagher has acquired Devon-based commercial insurance broker Pavey Group, in its fourth acquisition of the year.
GRP is on the hunt for two more large regional brokers to act as hubs in Essex and the Midlands, respectively.
Broker Network partner Finch Group has bought Specialist Insurance Agency.
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