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Howden acquires Ross Insurance

13th December 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

International insurance broker Howden has acquired Ross Insurance Group, a commercial broker servicing corporate and technology clients, as it continues to build out its UK business.

howden-group-logoRoss Insurance Group offers a broad range of product lines, with a particular focus on Financial and Construction risks, and manages complex global programmes for clients across different industry sectors.

This acquisition follows Howden’s previous announcement where the company agreed to acquire Aston Lark.

The acquisition of Ross Insurance Group is another step in Howden’s ongoing strategy to deliver specialist expertise and exceptional service to UK and international clients.

Sarah Hughes, Head of Financial Lines, Howden, said: “Our relentless focus on expertise and investing in specialist skills is underlined by this highly complementary partnership with Ross Insurance Group, who bring with them significant experience and in-depth industry knowledge.

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“They have established an exceptional reputation for listening and understanding client needs and using innovative thinking to achieve tailored solutions. We are addicted to attracting the very best talent to Howden for the benefit of our clients.”

Mark Ross, CEO, Ross Insurance Group, added: “We are already working with Howden on certain client accounts and can clearly see that it is the obvious broker of choice for like-minded companies looking to continue their growth and do more for their clients.

“As an employee-owned firm with a ‘People First’ culture, Howden is an excellent fit for our team as we look to take the business to the next level, where we will benefit from its scale, market access, breadth of expertise and investments in technology and digital solutions. We look forward to continuing our journey with the Howden team.”

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