What has been driving the increase in private equity's appetite for deals in the insurance broker market?

The UK’s insurance broker market has seen a number of private equity deals in the last 18 months including HgCapital’s investment in A-Plan, AnaCap’s investment in Brightside, ISIS’s (now renamed Livingbridge) investment in Kingsbridge and Synova’s investment in Stackhouse Poland. This has come off the back of a shift in the US broking market which has itself seen increasing interest from private equity investors, a rising number of private equity backed acquisitions and merger activity generally. 

James Waddell, Head of Corporate and Francesca Messina, Senior Associate look at what has been driving the increase in private equity’s appetite for deals in the insurance broker market.

Click here to read the full article which was published in InsuranceAge.

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