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    Top 50 Brokers 2012: 1-10

    2012-08-29T07:04:00Z

    From this year’s number one, Marsh, to a new entry to the top 10, Ageas Retail

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    Top 50 Brokers 2012: 11-20

    2012-08-29T07:03:00Z

    Slipping out of the top 10, Arthur J Gallagher joins the next tier of brokers, rounded off at number 20 by a robust-performing Brightside

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    Top 50 Brokers 2012: 21-30

    2012-08-29T07:02:00Z

    RK Harrison | Jelf | Endsleigh | Barbon | BMS | THB | A-Plan | Adrian Flux | RFIB | The A A21st RK Harrison GroupManagement:

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    Top 50 Brokers 2012: 31-40

    2012-08-29T07:01:00Z

    Price Forbes | Towers Watson | UIB | Tyser | Newman Martin | Carole Nash | Besso | Henderson | Lark | Abbey Protection31st Price Forbes

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    Top 50 Brokers 2012: 41-50

    2012-08-29T07:00:00Z

    XBridge | Direct Group | Berry Palmer | AHJ Holdings | Be Wiser | OAMPS | Lycetts | Kerry London | Aston Scott | Lonmar41st XBridge

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 31-40

    2011-09-27T09:21:00Z

    Profiles of brokers ranked 31-40 including interactive branch maps

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 41-50

    2011-09-27T09:21:00Z

    Profiles of brokers ranked 41-50 interactive including branch maps

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 21-30

    2011-09-27T09:20:00Z

    Profiles of brokers ranked 21-30 including interactive branch maps

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    Top 50 Brokers: Group Direct

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Group Direct Branches View Group Direct in a larger map

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    Top 50 Brokers: CJ Coleman

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    CJ Coleman Branches View CJ Coleman in a larger map

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    Top 50 Brokers: Arthur J Gallagher

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: Dynamic international chief executive David Ross is on a mission to make the UK operation of US giant Gallagher a major force in British broking. He’s well on the way – the £97m acquisition in May of Heath Lambert has parachuted the company into this year’s top 10. The ...

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    JLT knocks Willis out of the top three and takes second place in Top 50 list

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Order of top three brokers is overturned for first time since 2008 by growing JLT

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    Top 50 Brokers: 32nd Price Forbes

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: Chief executive Michael Donegan joined following the merger of Price Forbes with Prentice Donegan and Partners in 2004. Price Forbes was part of Marsh until an MBO in 2006. Expertise: The 200-strong, London and Bermuda-based broker specialises in cargo and fine art, construction, energy, nuclear, marine, mining, property, reinsurance ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 6th Towergate

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: With Towergate’s larger-than-life founding duo taking a back seat, the consolidator – and perhaps the insurance industry – will never be quite the same. Peter Cullum has stepped down from chairman to non-executive deputy chair, and been replaced by Admiral chairman Alastair Lyons, while Andy Homer is due to ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 3rd Marsh

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: Having returned to Marsh UK in 2007 to drag the company back into profit, chief executive Martin South has set himself the bold target of transforming the British division into a $1bn (£622m) business with a 20-point margin in three to five years. Yet despite last year’s aggressive acquisition ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 4th Willis

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: UK chief executive Brendan McManus, in characteristic take-no-prisoners style, joined Aon in the battle for commission at the start of the year. His demand for a 1.5% commission uplift from underwriters in the global property market continues to meet resistance. It’s clear why McManus wants the financial boost: in ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 5th SAGA/Automobile Association

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: Having led a management buyout at Saga, when Saga and AA merged in 2007 to form Acromas, Andrew Goodsell became chief executive of the combined entity, which comprises AA Insurance and the broker of insurance products to over-50s. The merger came as the two companies were acquired in a ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 7th BGL Group

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: As part of chief executive Peter Winslow’s restructure of the multi-brand group in July, Kal Atwal and Martin Overton joined the main board. Paul Galligan, previously director for BGL bike insurer Bennetts, replaces Atwal as boss of the meercat-marketed Comparethemarket. She will now run Bennetts and Courtanet, the French ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 29th A-Plan

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: Publicity-shy chief executive Carl Shuker has been in the role since 2001, during which time Barclays Private Capital backed a management buyout. Strategy: A-Plan shuns the internet, dealing exclusively through high-street branches – most of which are no more than an hour’s drive from the Oxford head office. It ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2011: 33rd Towers Watson Reinsurance

    2011-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Management: John Haley became chief executive of Tower Watson when it was created through the merger of actuarial consultancies Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt in January 2010. He had been chief executive of Watsons. Strategy: Up from 37 last year, the reinsurance brokerage continues to grow. Key appointments have included ...