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News April 7, 2021

Marquee signing for GRP as Steve Anson steps into COO role

GRP has hired Steve Anson from Ardonagh as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mike Bruce said “Steve is a marquee signing for GRP and underlines the critical importance we attach to successfully delivering our transformation programme".

News March 11, 2021

GRP acquires Leeds broker Lawrence Fraser

The Leeds-based broker will join GRP’s Yorkshire hub Marshall Wooldridge and is the fourth brokerage to become part of Marshall Wooldridge since GRP invested in the business in 2016. Geoff Kirk, managing director of Marshall Wooldridge, said “This is a great deal for all parties and I’m especially pleased to welcome Paul and his team at Lawrence Fraser to Marshall Wooldridge and the wider GRP Group.”

News March 8, 2021

GRP’s Chesterfield based DCJ acquires J E Sills & Sons Limited

Global Risk Partners’ (GRP) Chesterfield brokerage, DCJ Group Insurance & Risk Management Limited (DCJ), has acquired Lincoln based commercial insurance broker J E Sills & Sons Limited (Sills). DCJ founder David Jones said: “It’s great that such a well-established name in the East Midlands is going to be part of DCJ."

News March 3, 2021

GRP’s Birmingham-based Newstead acquires local broker Alford Burton and Company Ltd

GRP’s Birmingham brokerage, Newstead Insurance Brokers has announced its first acquisition, making good on its promise to accelerate inorganic growth, after becoming part of GRP in November 2020. Newstead director Paul O’Donnell said: “Alford Burton is a high-quality local insurance broker who will add considerable scale to our operation and help us to rapidly build out our presence in Birmingham and the West Midlands.”

News February 24, 2021

Global Risk Partners acquires Suffolk-based Five Insurance Brokers

GRP has continued its fast start to 2021 with the acquisition of Five Insurance Brokers Ltd. According to director Rob Shurety, Five is targeting substantial growth on the back of added firepower from GRP. He said: "This is a great deal for Five and its clients and we are fully expecting to accelerate our profitable growth under new ownership”

News February 22, 2021

Claire Ginnelly, MD of Premier Choice Healthcare interviewed in Insurance Business UK

Claire Ginnelly, MD of GRP’s specialist Healthcare broker PCH was recently interviewed by Insurance Business UK. In a wide ranging piece she talks about how she joined PCH, and why she loves working in the healthcare insurance sector. She goes on to explain her exciting plans for growth, and the opportunity for PCH as a part of GRP.

News February 18, 2021

GRP enters into agreement to acquire Marsh’s UK Networks business

Global Risk Partners [GRP] has entered into an agreement to acquire Marsh’s UK Networks business, part of Marsh, the leading global insurance broker and risk advisor.

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News January 25, 2021

Premier Choice Healthcare makes first acquisition since becoming GRP’s healthcare hub

GRP-owned Premier Choice Healthcare [PCH] has boosted its position in the healthcare sector by acquiring the portfolio of Sussex-based health insurance broker SJA International, which trades as SJA Health Insurance.

News January 5, 2021

GRP acquires Birmingham-based Newstead

Global Risk Partners Ltd (GRP) has acquired Newstead Insurance Brokers Ltd (Newstead) of Birmingham.