Insurance industry’s resilience has made it ‘attractive to capital’ and open to ‘more consolidation’

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Howden Group’s chief executive describes the lay of the land when it comes to M&A activity and highlights his business’s approach to acquisitions

Private equity houses and other investors are looking “at where they can deploy capital in the insurance industry” after the sector has showcased its resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic – this means the industry is “going to see more consolidation”, said David Howden, chief executive of Howden Group.

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