Chartered independent broker Clear Insurance Management Ltd has announced the acquisition of J H Hibbert (Insurance Brokers). This latest deal represents the eighteenth acquitsion made by Clear since it was established in 2002.
Under the deal, the four members of the J H Hibbert team have made the move to Clear Insurance Management based at Great Tower Street in London. The team will continue to be led by Managing Director Geoff Beaver.
J H Hibbert is an established local broker, which controls premiums in excess of £3m. The business has built a strong book of property owners and private clients, which will be a great addition to Clear’s capability in these lines of business.
Geoff Beaver, Managing Director of J H Hibbert said, “Becoming part of Clear is a great move for our staff and clients. Howard and his team have built a successful business whilst retaining their values and independence as a broker. Their expertise in property owners and private clients will undoubtedly be a major boost as we seek to expand our presence in these areas”
Howard Lickens, CEO of Clear Insurance Management, said, “The team from J H Hibbert is a great addition to the Clear Group and will play an important part of our growth strategy as we approach £60m premiums. The business has developed a strong book of the HNW and property owners which will add nicely to our already strong capabilities in these areas”.