Howden buys Aston Lark

Peter Blanc

Howden, the international insurance broking group, has agreed to acquire Aston Lark from Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Bowmark Capital.

 According to a joint statement, the “highly complementary union” completes Howden’s UK broking business, with Aston Lark joining A-Plan Group and Howden UK to create a full-service broker unrivalled in its quality, scale and reach in the UK.

Howden added personal lines High Street specialists, A-Plan, to its portfolio in 2020.

The transaction marks

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