Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)

Gallagher and Zenith in merger

Caribbean insurance broker CGM Gallagher Group has merged its commercial insurance broking portfolio with that of Zenith Insurance Brokers.

Aegon disposes of Dutch business

Aegon has completed the sale of its funeral insurance business in the Netherlands to Dutch investment firm Egeria for EUR 212m.

Aegon disposes of Dutch business

Aegon has completed the sale of its funeral insurance business in the Netherlands to Dutch investment firm Egeria for EUR 212m.

Merger activity on the up

Insurance accountancy firm Moore Stephens has credited the banking sector for the resurgence of merger and acquisition activity among insurance intermediaries.

Start-up seals second broking deal

Invicta Insurance Services, the new broking service provider set up by Steve Gamage, has made its second acquisition: Sevenoaks-based Lowe Insurance. This partnership was started over 22 years ago by Patricia and John Lowe, both of whom will remain with…

Market ripe for mergers & acquisitions

There are clear opportunities in the current market for deals involving the buying and selling of UK insurance broking businesses, particularly in the medium-size sector, according to accountant and consultant Moore Stephens.

M&A: Back in fashion?

With M&A deals back on the agenda, Tim Goggin of Lovells looks at whether the trend will continue and how it will affect reinsurers?

Invicta buys Lowe

Invicta Insurance Services has acquired Kent-based Lowe Insurance in its second acquisition in two weeks.

RG Ford acquires Abba

Chelmsford-based RG Ford Insurance Brokers has completed the first of the five acquisitions it hopes to make in 2010.

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