Speculation mounts over possible deal

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AJ Gallagher is one of a handful of suitors interested in buying Barbon Insurance Group, Insurance Times understands.

It is uncertain whether Barbon would be sold as a whole or piecemeal.

Barbon had a year of change in 2012, including overhauling its top management to create four managing directors for the four businesses within its property and commercial division in March.

A Gallagher spokesman would not comment. A Barbon spokesman said the firm would not comment on speculation.