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Aston Lark springs for its 15th acquisition of 2021

Aston Lark springs for its 15th acquisition of 2021 | Insurance Business

Aston Lark springs for its 15th acquisition of 2021

It may only be halfway through 2021 but that hasn’t prevented Aston Lark from making 15 acquisitions to date this year. This time, its Premier Insurance Consultants (Bolton) Ltd (PIC) which has become the latest brokerage to be snapped up by the broking consolidator.

Established in 1990 and based in Bolton, Greater Manchester, PIC has eight employees and a GWP of more than £2 million. As a specialist commercial insurance broker, the business has developed a particular niche in the concrete industry. In a Press release, Aston Lark highlighted that PIC has an impressive team of “talented and passionate professionals” who have steered the business’s growth over the last 30 years.

Commenting on the deal, Peter Blanc, Aston Lark group CEO, said: “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, while maintaining their fantastically high levels of customer service. I’m looking forward to welcoming the team to the Aston Lark family.”

Meanwhile, founder and MD of PIC, Steve Booth (pictured), added that the team was very excited to be joining Aston Lark. He highlighted that the group’s passion for providing their customers with outstanding service was a perfect fit for how PIC works and that, with their support and resources, the Bolton-based team cannot wait to drive the business forwards.