Bollington Insurance has bought North-West based broker Ashgrove Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
Loss-making GRP, which posted its third consecutive loss last month, acquired ten businesses last year for a total cost of £68.8m.
Managing general agent Optio has bought specialist political-violence and terrorism MGA Newbridge Risk Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Motor broker Sure Thing Insurance Services made a loss of £2.1m in its final year ahead of the sale to Qmetric Group’s Policy Expert last June.
Allianz has completed the purchase of LV general insurance group and the general insurance division of Legal & General, with Mike Crane to head up L&G GI.
Fifteen months ago Claudio Gienal stepped up to the role of CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, but he’s taken his time to reveal his strategy for the firm. He spoke to Stephanie Denton about why clarity, diversity and adding value really matter to him
Sheridan Insurances owner Innovu Group has bought Wexford Insurance Group in Ireland for an undisclosed sum.
Macquarie Group now holds 5.32% of Watchstone Group, according to a stock exchange filing.
Clear CEO Howard Lickens has admitted the broker would be interested in a deal with Brokerbility as speculation swirls that the firm could look to undertake a form of reverse takeover of the network.
Belfast-based Willis Insurance and Risk Management has bought Leeds firm Hale Kavanagh Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed sum.
Kingsbridge is “not currently in a sales process”, CEO James Twining has confirmed to Post.
Global Risk Partners is in discussion with three private equity firms including Searchlight Capital Partners about taking a majority holding in the consolidator, Post can reveal.
PIB has bought credit insurance specialist CMR Insurance Services and health and safety consultancy firm Sue Smith.
Aston Lark has bought Wright Insurance Brokers in Ireland, its second deal in the country having snapped up Dublin-based Robertson Low this January.
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Finch and ICB Group will merge and rebrand under the name of their French parent company, Verlingue.
Alto Insurance, the holding company for Cobra, has reported a pre-tax loss of £2.1m for the final year ahead of its sale to PIB.
Broker A-Plan paid Zurich £16.48m for Endsleigh when it completed the deal to buy the specialist broker in March last year.
A-Plan will be opening its 100th office within the next two months, CEO Carl Shuker told Post.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
First Central Group is seeking external investment which will see its founders reduce their stake in the Guernsey headquartered insurance group, Post can reveal.
Markerstudy has restructured its £240m plus loan with Qatar Insurance Company in a move the company said was a long-term solution “providing security to customers and suppliers”.
Gallagher is poised to snap up the remaining 80% of Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers, having signed heads of terms with the business.
US-based HW Kaufman Group has acquired Barbican Protect as part of its continued expansion into the UK market.