Abbey Bond Lovis
Abbey Bond Lovis ( ABL) joined Global Risk Partners in August 2015 . It is an established commercial and personal insurance broker in Northern Ireland, who specialise in providing a risk managed approach to corporate insurance within the commercial, industrial, professional, government and charity sectors.
The business is led by Maurice Boyd, Stephen Carlisle, Gary Crabbe, Ken Alderdice and Patrick McMillen. ABL was established in 2006. It controls £25m of premium and employs 89 staff based in three offices in Belfast, Armagh and Colerain.
Alan & Thomas
Alan &Thomas is a Chartered Broker based in Poole, Dorset, with four other offices in Basingstoke, Dorchester, Gillingham and Frome.
Founded in 1975, Alan & Thomas controls £30 million of premium and employs 81 people. Specialist divisions include property owners, motor trade, agriculture and estates, aviation, transportation, construction, marine trades, high value personal lines, churches, charities, and private medical and employee benefits.
Anglo Hibernian is a Bloodstock and other associated equine insurance specialist. Founded in 1997, they have established themselves as one of the leading retail Bloodstock Insurance brokers in the UK.
Based in Newmarket, the headquarters of British racing. Anglo Hibernian manages over £3m GWP, working closely with bespoke Bloodstock Underwriters at Lloyd’s.
BB Insure Limited is an established insurance broker which has been trading since 2012, specialising in Agriculture, Business, Industrial, Haulage, Leisure, Landlord and Personal insurance throughout the UK.
The business is led by Rob Brooks, Managing Director and has offices in Boston and Skegness.
Cavendish Munro Professional Risks
Cavendish Munro Professional Risks Limited is a City-based, independent Lloyd’s broker specialising in professional indemnity insurance for a wide range of professional businesses of all sizes.
Established in 2006, Cavendish Munro has over 30 staff and a client base of UK based solicitors, accountants, engineers, surveyors and architects.
City of London Underwriting
City of London Underwriting Agencies trades solely through insurance intermediaries, specialising in Commercial classes of business. Their product range includes Commercial Combined, Contractors, General Liability, High Risk Liability and All Risks, Fire Protection and Security.
City of London have an experienced underwriting team who aim to provide competitive quotations and an excellent level of personal service to brokers.
The County Group is one of the UK’s top 25 independent brokers, providing a wide range of business and personal insurance products. It was founded in 2003 by CEO Dave Clapp and has since grown both organically and through acquisitions, thanks to the Group’s focus on high quality people delivering a great service to its customers. County employs 278 people and won Insurance Broker of the Year at the British Insurance Awards in July 2017.
European Property Underwriters
European Property Underwriting ( EPU) was established in October 2013 following the sale of Towergate Underwriting Commercial Property to Global Risk Partners.
EPU provides insurance brokers with specialist advice and insurance for mid to large property owners, asset managers and pension funds in the UK and Europe.
The team is led by Ian Dopson, Andrew Whittaker and Steve Lawrence, who have over 80 years combined experience in this sector. With a well earned reputation as property insurance experts, EPU controls significant GWP and manages the insurance portfolio of some of Europe's largest property owners, providing outstanding service to brokers.
Green Insurance Group
Established in 1973, Greens is a commercial and personal insurance broker which has particular strengths in property and SME and has its own unique wordings for property, commercial combined, shops, offices, motor trade and professional indemnity. The business employs 80 staff and has six branches in the South, including the head office in Bexhill.
GRP Insurance Services
GRP Insurance Services, Newmarket was set up in 2016 and is managed by Mandy Turnbull and Tony Gardiner, who have many years of expertise in the insurance industry and an extensive knowledge of the business community within the Eastern region and beyond.
GRP Insurance Services has a team of insurance professionals with years of experience arranging bespoke commercial insurance for a wide range of trade sectors.
Higos Insurance Services
Higos Insurance Services joined GRP in March 2017. The company has been trading since 1990 and now has over 20 offices in the South West of England, employing around 300 staff and handling in excess of £50m GWP.
Higos has received a number of insurance industry and regional accolades and in 2012 was named Independent Regional Broker of the Year at the Insurance Times Awards.
LONMAR Global Risks
Established in 1977, LONMAR GLOBAL RISKS ( LONMAR) is a leading independent Lloyd’s broker based in London. Serving a global client base in over 70 countries, including local intermediaries and insurers, LONMAR provides expertise and access to specialist underwriters and insurance capacity in London and other leading markets, worldwide.
LONMAR is renowned for delivering a first-class, personal service and innovative solutions for large-scale, complex and specialist risks, including Accident & Health, Agencies, Binding Authorities, Bloodstock, Casualty, Fine Art, Specie, Marine, Professions and Property.
Marshall Wooldridge Ltd is an established insurance broker with offices in Leeds and Rotherham which has been trading since 1973. Specialising in Professional and Amateur Sports Insurance, they also provide insurance for a wide range of commercial businesses, with particular expertise in the Waste industry and Food and Drink sectors.
Marshall Wooldridge was one of the first brokers to achieve Chartered Insurance Broker status
McGrady Ltd is a commercial insurance broker based in Downpatrick. Established in 1964, they are a well known insurance provider within the Northern Ireland market for motorsport and rally sport.
The business was acquired by Abbey Bond Lovis (ABL) in 2016 and remains as a standalone unit, led by Fintan McGrady, Managing Director.
Plum is an underwriting agency established in 2002 and focuses on the specialist home insurance market.
Plum offer their specialist home insurance products to UK and ROI insurance brokers, and do this in the following ways:
-on an "open market" basis, where a quote is requested via Plum's online broker portal
-via insurance software houses ( such as Open GI, SSP, CDL) on an EDI basis
-via delegated underwriting authority, where Plum will issue a binding authority to the broker
Underwriting capacity is provided by Lloyd's of London and other leading company market insurers. In addition to Plum's status as fully approved Lloyd's of London coverholder, they can also act as a Lloyd's broker with access to the wider London market.
In February 2016, Plum acquired the business of high net worth specialist MGA, Synergy Insurance Services who provide a range of bespoke specialist personal HNW household and lifestyle products to UK brokers. Synergy rebranded as Plum Underwriting in October 2016.
Plum were voted a "Top 5" personal lines insurer in the annual Insurance Times Broker Service Survey for 2016/17 and have featured in the top 10 since 2010.
Ropner Insurance Services
Ropner Insurance Services Ltd is an independent Lloyd’s of London Insurance Broker, originating from the Ropner Shipping Company founded in 1875. It was established as a privately held company in 1969, becoming independent in 1990.
From its shipping origins, Ropner Insurance remains one of the leading Marine brokers in the London Market, but has also successfully expanded into Wholesale Non-Marine, Treaty Reinsurance, Yachts, and Special Risk.
SLK General Insurance Services
SLK General Insurance Services Limited is an established insurance broker, based in Ely, Cambridgeshire, which has been trading for over 25 years. SLK manages a wide range of commercial and personal insurance and specialises in Motor Trade.