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Head office:
100 Whitechapel
E1 1JG
Tel: 020 7816 2000
Fax: 020 7816 2247

Major shareholders:
Management and staff – 40%; F&C Ventures – 60%

Chief officer:
George Boden

Company history:
SBJ was founded in 1977 and became a FT-SE-listed company in 1985. Chief executive George Boden and colleagues launched a successful management buy-out in December 1998 and the company went private in January 1999.

It now has two principal business streams. UK retail comprises insurance and risk management services, employee benefits and employment advisory services, mainly aimed at corporate bodies and affinity groups in the UK. London and international insurance market broking and administration services handle specialist risks from corporations, partnerships, insurers and international intermediaries. Turnover is split corporate 70%, international market 30%.

Main lines of business:
Insurance and consultancy

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Number of employees (average for 1999):