AssuredPartners, a leading insurance broker in the United States, UK and Ireland is pleased to announce the acquisition of South West Brokers Limited which trades under the name of Westinsure Plymouth (“Westinsure”), subject to regulatory approval.
Westinsure provides insurance solutions to a range of commercial and personal lines clients. Placing in the region of £5m GWP, the entire team will remain in their current roles and continue under the leadership of Brian Jones.
David Heathfield, CEO of AssuredPartners UK and Ireland, said:
“Westinsure enjoys a very strong reputation across the South West and we are excited to work with Brian and the team as we look to continue our growth across the region and throughout the UK. Establishing a presence in Plymouth was a key strategic target for us following our successful acquisition of the PSP Group last year, and combining our collective expertise will help to ensure that we become the leading provider of Insurance broking services across the South West.”
Brian Jones, founder of Westinsure said: “I am incredibly proud of the business we have built over the years and I was keen to find a partner with whom I could grow the business in the years ahead. I have known and worked with Bob Parkins of the PSP Group for many years and I’m excited to combine our wealth of knowledge and be part of the rapidly expanding AssuredPartners’ footprint in the UK & Ireland.