Aston Lark, has announced the acquisition of Risk Alliance Limited, Bingley, West Yorkshire
and Risk Alliance International Limited, Belfast, with the move seeing a total of 23 members of staff join the insurance firm.
Both brokers were previously part of the Risk Alliance Group, and were acquired by Accelerant in September 2019, an insurance company focused on supporting a selected network of member MGAs across the UK, EU and the US.
The deal sees a total of 14 staff move across to Aston Lark in Bingley and a further 9 members of staff in Belfast, with a combined GWP of £12m across the two businesses.
Peter Blanc, group CEO of Aston Lark, said that the company is “very excited” to have added both Risk Alliance and Risk Alliance International to “the Aston Lark family”.
He added: “Geographically, both acquisitions are an excellent fit for Aston Lark giving us our first presence in Northern Ireland and our first presence in Yorkshire.
“We look forward to working with the management teams, comprising Adrian Wilson and Gareth Morgan in Belfast and Daphne Pickles, Daniel Hobson and Abbie Mason in Bingley, to help them to grow in their various areas of specialism.”