Briefing: Hyperion equity deal sets up regional acquisition spree


The A-Plan deal gave the Hyperion group a new presence in the regional broking market. Combining this with a newly expanded M&A war chest could pave the way for some exciting times ahead By insight editor Matt Scott

Howden’s near £700m acquisition of A-Plan revealed the broking group’s intention of making serious moves into the regional broking market.

But now, the “significant long-term” equity investment from Hg has given Hyperion $1.5bn towards acquisitions and tech investment, and it would not be surprising to see a large chunk of that cash splashed on regional expansion.

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