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News August 29, 2019

GRP's County Group hires new Commercial Managing Director

Paula Williams has been appointed group managing director of County Group’s commercial division. 

News August 21, 2019

GRP acquires risk management specialist H&S Click Ltd

Global Risk Partners (GRP) Retail Division has acquired risk management specialist Health and Safety Click Ltd (H&S Click)

News August 7, 2019

Clive Nathan talks to Intelligent Insurer Magazine

Clive explains why it's “time to prosper for MGAs”

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News July 22, 2019

GRP acquires Lancashire-based 3XD

3XD which distributes specialist personal lines products via financial intermediaries joins GRP

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News July 5, 2019

Geoff Kirk, MD of Marshall Wooldridge talks to Insurance Business Magazine

Geoff Kirk, MD of GRP broker Marshall Wooldridge talks to Insurance Business Magazine: from his beginnings to landing the role of managing director at a Chartered insurance broker

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David Pexton Lonmar
News July 4, 2019

David Pexton, appointed to the LIIBA board

David Pexton, CEO of GRP's Lonmar, has been appointed to the board of LIIBA

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News June 24, 2019

GRP-owned County Group acquires Eric Rawlins & Company Limited

The County Group has completed the acquisition of Eric Rawlins & Company Limited , an insurance broker with over 70 years trading in the Stoke on Trent area.

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News June 17, 2019

GRP's Sagars acquires local broker Thomas Cook & Son

Thomas Sagar Insurances (Sagars) – part of Global Risks Partners – has acquired Thomas Cook & Son Insurance Brokers (Thomas Cook).

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News June 13, 2019

Plum's Toby Daley talks data enrichment in Insurance Post Magazine

Plum Underwriting's Toby Daley talks about how data enrichment is now a key competitive advantage for underwriting business

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News June 7, 2019

ABL's Maurice Boyd interviewed in Insurance Business Magazine

Maurice, who is CEO of GRP's Abbey Bon Lovis (ABL Group), looks back on his career and talks about his vision for the company.

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News June 5, 2019

County Group buys Meadons Insurance Brokers

GRP's County Group has acquired Meadons Insurance Brokers Limited.

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News May 21, 2019

Mike Bruce on why consolidation really means integration

Managing Director Mike Bruce talks to Insurance Post about GRP's integration process for newly acquired businesses.

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News May 13, 2019

Higos acquires Plymouth broker The Insurance Group

Higos has acquired The Insurance Group (TIG), based in Plymouth, to expand its reach in the South West.

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News May 2, 2019

Greens' two acquisitions build South East presence

Greens has acquired Reid Briggs Insurance Brokers Ltd and Clifton Morley Associates Ltd

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News May 2, 2019

Cavendish Munro acquires PIA

Cavendish Munro has announced the acquisition of Eastbourne-based Professional Insurance Agents Ltd (PIA).

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News April 1, 2019

EPUL launches unorthodox property risk solution

European Property Underwriting Limited (EPUL) has launched Solutions

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News March 19, 2019

GRP Recruits a new digital marketing team

GRP has strengthened its digital marketing team to develop the Group’s web presence and drive organic growth via digital channels.

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News March 18, 2019

Clive Nathan speaks to Insurance Post Magazine

Insurance Post has featured Chief Executive of GRP Underwriting Clive Nathan in an interview, exploring his views on how to run an MGA.

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News March 6, 2019

EPUL Enhance UK terrorism proposition

EPUL have added non-damage denial of access cover to the business interruption extension of their stand-alone terrorism policy.

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News March 6, 2019

GRP acquires equestrian broker Shearwater

Global Risk Partners has acquired Shearwater Insurance Services, the insurance broker based in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire.

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News February 8, 2019

GRP buys Peter Cullum-owned Trimulgherry

Global Risk Partners (GRP) has announced that it has acquired Trimulgherry Investments Ltd (TIL), for an undisclosed sum.

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News January 30, 2019

Rob Ashburn joins Greens as Managing Director

GRP hub broker Green Insurance has recruited Rob Ashburn as Managing Director. Green Insurance is based in Bexhill Sussex

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News January 17, 2019

GRP’s County Group Acquires Swinford Insurance

The County Group has concluded the purchase of Swinford Insurance Consultants Ltd (Swinford), based in Kinver (West Midlands).

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News December 21, 2018

GRP’s Country & Commercial acquires Key Insurance

This is the first deal by CCIB since it was itself purchased by GRP earlier in 2018.

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News December 17, 2018

Mike Bruce promoted to Group Managing Director

Global Risk Partners (GRP) is delighted to announce that Mike Bruce has been appointed to the newly created role of Group Managing Director.

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News December 13, 2018

Geoff Kirk joins Marshall Wooldridge

Geoff Kirk has joined GRP broker Marshall Wooldridge as Managing Director

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News November 30, 2018

Camberford Law is rebranding

Camberford Law PLC, the specialist MGA, has rebranded to become Camberford Underwriting.

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News November 15, 2018

Chris Haggart joins GRP as Commercial Director

Chris Haggart has joined GRP from Zurich to take up the newly created role of Commercial Director Retail Broking

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News November 5, 2018

County Group acquires Douglas Insurance

The County Group Ltd (County) has acquired Douglas Insurance Brokers Ltd (Douglas Insurance). 

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News October 2, 2018

The County Group acquires Rahon Insurance

The County Group (County), part of Global Risk Partners (GRP), has acquired Derby-based commercial broker Rahon Insurance.

News September 14, 2018

GRP acquires property specialist U-Sure

GRP Group (GRP) has acquired U-Sure Insurance Services Ltd (U-Sure). The business will join GRP’s fast-growing Underwriting division.

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News August 17, 2018

GRP's Abbey Bond Lovis acquires Digney Grant

Abbey Bond Lovis (ABL), GRP’s retail broking hub in Northern Ireland, has acquired a majority share in Digney Grant Ltd for an undisclosed fee.

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News August 2, 2018

County Group acquires Guardian Insurance Brokers

The County Group [County], part of GRP, has acquired a majority stake in Guardian Insurance Brokers [Guardian].

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News August 2, 2018

LONMAR GLOBAL RISKS merge with ROPNER

Leading independent Lloyd’s brokers, LONMAR GLOBAL RISKS LIMITED (LONMAR) and ROPNER INSURANCE SERVICES LIMITED

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News July 31, 2018

GRP acquires Chesterfield-based DCJ Group

Global Risk Partners (GRP) has acquired a majority shareholding in DCJ Group Insurance and Risk Management (DCJ), based in Chesterfield

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News May 15, 2018

GRP Underwriting appoints Plum’s Simon Lewer

Simon Lewer has been appointed business development director, underwriting, at GRP. Simon will report to Clive Nathan, CEO of underwriting.

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News January 1, 0001

GRP maintained strong growth trajectory in 2017-18

GRP has maintained its strong growth trajectory in 2017-18 through the delivery of our disciplined and proven buy, build and integrate strategy

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