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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.

News December 21, 2020

GRP reports 22% EBITDA growth in 2020

  • Run rate EBITDA of operating entities £61m, 22% up on previous year
  • Run rate income grows by 17% to £163m
  • Run rate GWP approaching £900m
  • 18 acquisitions in 2020
News December 14, 2020

GRP builds out digital focus with investment in Insync

GRP has underlined its commitment to omni-channel broking after acquiring a majority stake in Insync Insurance solutions Ltd, an online commercial insurance broker.

News November 30, 2020

Data & Analytics specialist Mark Hepsworth joins GRP Board

Financial services data and analytics business leader Mark Hepsworth has been appointed to the board of GRP as a Non-Executive Director, effective from the beginning of December.

News November 16, 2020

Grant Strickland has joined Global Risk Partners (GRP) in the newly created role of Chief Data & Analytics Officer

This new role will build on GRP’s data strategy, leading the development of the Group’s data infrastructure, and using data analytics to deliver business insight which in turn drives value for clients and insurer partners.

News November 12, 2020

Mike Bruce on broker M&A speeding up in Covid hit UK

Mike Bruce recently spoke to Insurance Post Magazine about mergers and acquisitions in the broking sector, identifying some key drivers for GRPs continuing momentum.