Goldman Sachs-Backed Broker Aston Lark Buys Premier Insurance Consultants

June 17, 2021

Premier Insurance Consultants Ltd. is the latest brokerage to be snapped up by Aston Lark, the insurance broking consolidator backed by Goldman Sachs.

This takes Aston Lark’s total number of acquisitions up to 15 so far in 2021.

Established in 1990 and based in Bolton, Greater Manchester, in England, Premier Insurance Consultants has eight employees and gross written premiums (GWP) of more than £2 million ($2.8 million). It is a specialist commercial insurance broker that has developed a niche in the concrete industry.

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“We’re delighted that Steve and his team have decided to join Aston Lark. They’ve developed a really strong market position in the Concrete industry which we will help them to further develop and grow over the coming years, whilst maintaining their fantastically high levels of customer service. I’m looking forward to welcoming the team to the Aston Lark family,” commented Peter Blanc, Aston Lark Group CEO.

Founder and Managing Director of Premier Insurance Consultants, Steve Booth, said: “We are all so excited to be joining such a respected and dynamic organization as Aston Lark. Their passion for providing their customers with outstanding service is a perfect fit for the way in which we work, and, with their support and resources, we simply cannot wait to drive the business forwards.”

About Aston Lark

Founded in 2018, Aston Lark aims to become the most trusted Chartered insurance broker and employee benefits adviser in the industry. With over 1,500 employees across more than 50 offices in the UK and Ireland, 200,000 customers and over £700 million ($985.2 million) of GWP, Aston Lark said its expertise spans all commercial sectors, industry-specific schemes, employee benefits consultancy, and a wide range of private client solutions

(Editor’s note: Aston Lark’s “Chartered” designation means that it has received accreditation from the UK’s Chartered Insurance Institute, which certifies that a company has attained current levels of technical competence and qualifications, while operating a customer-centric operation with a published code of ethics.)

Source: Aston Lark

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