• February 2021
    LSL Property Services has acquired a 60% stake in Direct Life and Pensions Services

    Hines Associates (“Hines”) is delighted to announce its role as financial adviser to Direct Life on the sale of a 60% stake in the business to LSL. Established in 1990, Direct Life is one of the largest wholesale providers of ...

  • December 2020
    Hines Associates advises O’Leary Insurances on its sale to Brown & Brown, Inc.

    Hines Associates (“Hines”) is delighted to announce that it advised the shareholders of O’Leary Insurances on its sale to Brown & Brown, Inc (“Brown & Brown”) Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) has entered ...

  • November 2020
    Hines Associates advises Erskine Murray on its sale to PIB Group

    Hines Associates (“Hines”) is delighted to announce that it advised the shareholders of Bartleet Enterprises Limited, holding company of Erskine Murray Limited, on its sale to PIB Group Limited Erskine Murray Limited (“EML”) is a ...

  • August 2020
    Hines Associates advises Hiscox on the sale of RH Classics to A-Plan Holdings

    Hines Associates (“Hines”) is delighted to announce that it advised Hiscox on the sale of its classic car subsidiary RH Classics to A-Plan Holdings.

  • February 2020
    Reassured partners with Bridgepoint Development Capital

    Hines Associates (“Hines”) is delighted to announce that it has advised the shareholders of Reassured Limited, one of the UK’s biggest life insurance brokers specialising in finding people life insurance cover, on the sale of a ...

  • July 2019
    Review of strategic options for a TMT corporate finance firm

    Hines appointed to conduct a strategic review for a TMT focused corporate finance firm

  • May 2019
    Sale of Polish online consumer lender, Wonga.pl to KRUK S.A

    Hines is pleased to announce that it advised the Administrators of Wonga Worldwide Limited (in administration) on the sale of Wonga’s business in Poland to KRUK S.A. Wonga Poland has been operating since 2012 and currently employs ...

  • March 2019
    Review of growth opportunities for AIG Life

    Hines conducted a review of growth opportunities for AIG Life in the UK

  • November 2018
    Accolade Education Finance Limited raises capital from BLME

    Hines is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Accolade Education Finance Limited (“Accolade”) in relation to securing a committed funding facility from Bank of London & The Middle East plc (“BLME”). ...

  • September 2018
    Hines advise Royal London on sale of segregated cash management business

    Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited have exchanged contracts for the sale of Royal London Asset Management CI Limited and Royal London Custody Services CI Limited, who manage cash on a segregated account basis and who are ...

  • September 2018
    Successful Sale Of MGB Insurance Brokers Underlines Hines’ Expertise In Insurance Broking

    MGB Insurance Brokers Limited (“MGB”) has been sold to Trireme Insurance Group Limited, the international subsidiary of U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC. (“US Risk”). MGB is a successful Lloyd’s broker specialising in financial lines. ...

  • July 2018
    Hines advises Prestige on sale of majority stake to Capital Z

    Hines acted as exclusive financial advisor to Prestige Insurance Holdings Limited (“Prestige”) in relation to the sale of a majority stake to Capital Z Partners Management, LLC (“Capital Z”). Based on a long-standing relationship with ...

  • December 2017
    LEBC Group acquires a Bristol-based IFA Aspira

    LEBC Holdings Limited (LEBC), a leading national Independent Financial Adviser (IFA), has acquired 100% of the share capital of Aspira Corporate Solutions Limited (Aspira). Aspira is a Bristol-based IFA founded in 2003. It employs 50 ...

  • November 2017
    Successful renegotiation of a major joint venture

    Hines Associates Limited advised a leading sports organisation in relation to the successful re-negotiation of a joint venture covering content production, distribution and digital business opportunities.

  • November 2017
    Aon acquires Henderson Insurance Broking Group

    Hines Associates Limited, the financial services specialist corporate finance firm, is delighted that Aon plc has acquired Henderson Insurance Broking Group (“Henderson”). Henderson is one of the UK’s largest independent brokers with ...

  • April 2017
    Charles Stanley sells pension administration business

    Charles Stanley Group PLC has exchanged contracts for the sale of its SIPP and SSAS business, EBS Management PLC (EBS) to Embark Group. Charles Stanley Group PLC has exchanged contracts for the sale of its SIPP and SSAS business, EBS ...

  • March 2017
    Salamanca Group Trust & Fiduciary acquired in management buyout

    Salamanca Group Trust & Fiduciary (SGTF) is a global Trust and Multi-Family Office firm that serves international families with cross-border assets. Salamanca Group Trust & Fiduciary (SGTF) is a global Trust and Multi-Family ...

  • September 2016
    SFS Group AG acquires Ncase

    SFS Group AG, a listed Swiss manufacturer of precision fastening components, has announced its acquisition of Ncase Limited, a leading supplier of rainscreen cladding support systems in the UK SFS Group AG is headquartered in ...

  • April 2016
    Sale of leading financial planning firm Baigrie Davies to Standard Life

    Standard Life’s national financial planning arm 1825 has entered into an agreement to acquire Baigrie Davies, a leading financial planning firm based in London. Baigrie Davies was established by Tom Baigrie and Arthur Davies in 1989 ...

  • March 2016
    R&Q sells specialist MGA Synergy to Plum Underwriting

    Randall & Quilter has completed the sale of the business of Synergy Insurance Services (UK) Limited, a specialist Managing General Agent (MGA) providing a range of bespoke personal high net worth products. R&Q determined that ...

  • broadstone
    January 2016
    Livingbridge to acquire employee benefits adviser Broadstone

    Livingbridge, a leading mid-market private equity house, is to acquire Broadstone Corporate Benefits and Broadstone Risk & Healthcare from Oakley Capital. Broadstone provides pensions, employee benefits, actuarial and investment ...

  • dpas dental plans
    September 2015
    Dental plan provider DPAS acquired by Wesleyan

    Wesleyan, the specialist financial services provider, acquired DPAS, a major provider of practice-branded dental plans The Birmingham business already operated Shropshire-based Practice Plan. It bought DPAS in order to strengthen its ...

  • r and q
    March 2015
    Hiscox Acquisition of Randall & Quilter Marine Services MGA

    Randall & Quilter completed the sale of R&Q Marine Services, a specialist yacht and marine trades Managing General Agent (MGA) to Hiscox Ltd. As a Lloyd’s coverholder, R&Q Marine Services underwrites on behalf of leading ...

  • pearson jones
    March 2015
    Standard Life acquisition of Pearson Jones from Skipton Building Society for an undisclosed sum

    Skipton Building Society entered into an agreement to sell its financial advice business Pearson Jones plc. to Standard Life plc. Under Skipton Building Society’s ownership, Pearson Jones has grown to become a well-established firm in ...

  • broadstone
    December 2014
    Oakley Capital Private Equity sale of its wealth management business Broadstone Wealth Management to Thomas Miller

    Thomas Miller acquired the wealth management business of Broadstone, a leading corporate benefits adviser backed by Oakley Private Equity. Broadstone used the proceeds to develop the capabilities of its core business. Based in London ...

  • sportscover underwriting
    November 2014
    Acquisition of Sportscover Underwriting Limited by Hamilton Insurance Group

    Hamilton Insurance Group entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Sportscover Underwriting Limited, a Lloyd’s managing agent, which manages Syndicate 3334 and Kinetic Insurance Brokers, a Lloyd’s insurance broker. ...

  • torquil clark
    September 2014
    Bellpenny wealth manager purchased Torquil Clark Holdings Limited from Skipton Building Society

    This followed a period of six years in which Skipton established and grew Torquil Clark to become a leader in the provision of financial advice to high net worth clients. Based in Wolverhampton and Carnforth, Torquil Clark manages and ...

  • wunelli
    May 2014
    Wunelli, telematics data services company, sale to LexisNexis

    LexisNexis Risk Solutions expanded its global usage-based insurance (UBI) solutions with the acquisition of Wunelli, an industry-leading telematics data services company based. Together, the companies empower insurers to leverage ...

  • oriel securities
    May 2014
    Oriel Securities takeover by Stifel Financial

    The merger of the London operations of Stifel and Oriel will create a 250-professional mid-market investment banking group with research coverage across multiple sectors, equity and debt sales and trading and investment banking ...

  • April 2014
    Sale of Heritage Underwriting to Argo Group

    Financial advisor to Heritage Underwriting Agency, a Lloyd’s MGA specialising in global property and non-US liability risks, to Argo Group

  • March 2014
    Empyrean Re receives $150m investment from Man Group Plc

    Financial advisor to Empyrean Re, a Bermudian based reinsurer focussing on trade credit business

  • February 2014
    Conning acquires UK asset management team

    Financial advisor to Conning, a global investment management firm serving the insurance industry with $90bn AuM

  • December 2013
    Sale of HCC’s Lloyd’s broker to Guy Carpenter

    Financial advisor to HCC for the sale of its Lloyd’s Broker, Rattner Mackenzie, to Guy Carpenter.