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Aston Lark acquires Venture Insurance

Venture advises on business risks across every sector and provides assistance with surveys, claims analysis and safety issues

Aston Lark has announced its acquisition of Venture Insurance, the firm’s latest purchase in a series of acquisitions.

It comes as the Goldman Sachs-backed insurance broker has recently acquired independent insurance broker Bruce Stevenson and Sennocke International Insurance Services.

Venture Insurance advises clients on business risks across every industry and provides assistance with surveys, claims analysis and safety issues.

Addressing the acquisition, Peter Blanc, Aston Lark’s  CEO, said: “From our initial meeting with the Venture team we have been continually impressed with their ‘client first’ approach which sits perfectly with the ethos of Aston Lark

“We’re excited about further expanding our presence in the South West, following our earlier acquisition of Brunel Professions, and the growth opportunities we now have in Bristol and the surrounding areas.”

He added: “We are particularly pleased that the senior leadership team at Venture have chosen to invest part of their proceeds into Aston Lark as a commitment to long term Group ambitions.”

Simon James, Venture Insurance’s managing director, said: “It is with great delight that we are able to announce that we are joining forces with Aston Lark. 

“Peter Blanc and Stuart Rootham are traditional brokers, and this provides us with continuity and gives us the confidence that clients and staff will continue to be looked after in the same way for years to come.”

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