Latest News | 2 November 2021

Broking group swoops for Aston Lark

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Commercial insurance and risk management firm Aston Lark is set to be bought by an international insurance broking group.

Howden Group has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the firm, which has its Derby office at The Incora County Ground, home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

Aston Lark is one of the UK’s leading, independent, specialist complex commercial and private client brokers. The deal is subject to regulatory approval.

The business will be led by a combined management team to optimise client solutions and service.

Peter Blanc, group chief executive of Aston Lark, said: “I’ve always been determined to make sure that the business we have been building in Aston Lark finds its forever home and I’m absolutely delighted to have done that through Howden.

David Howden, chief executive of Howden Group, said: “The completion of our UK broking platform is a deal a decade in the making and I’m thrilled that Aston Lark’s highly respected and experienced management team has chosen Howden as its final home.”

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