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Aston Lark acquires ES Risks Ltd

Chris Hobbs, founder of ES Risks said that joining Aston Lark brings an ‘exciting new stage’ in the group's journey and will ‘create development and growth opportunities’ for its business and staff

Aston Lark has announced the acquisition of ES Risks Ltd.

Established in 2007 and based in London, ES Risks provides bespoke and niche wholesale reinsurance facilities to industry clients which include brokers, MGAs and reinsurers across some 20 countries. 

The group, which employs 45 people, covers all classes of business including aviation, marine, surety and super yachts. 

Chris Hobbs, founder of ES Risks, said that joining Aston Lark brings an “exciting new stage” in the group’s journey and will “create development and growth opportunities” for its business and staff. 

He said: “It has been a privilege to lead ES Risks to our current level of success and I look forward to our continued growth in the years to come.”

Peter Blanc, CEO of Aston Lark, added: “The ES Risks team brings a whole range of specialist skills to the Aston Lark Group. These experts will help our offices across the UK and Ireland win more business and grow, and I’m very excited by the opportunities that are in front of us. 

“Chris Hobbs has built a fantastic business and I’d like to welcome him and his whole team to the Aston Lark family.”

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