Two Northern Ireland insurance brokers unite to form one of the largest independent insurance policy providers in the UK and Ireland

  • 7 months ago
Two Northern Ireland insurance brokers are coming together to form one of the largest independent insurance policy providers in the UK and Ireland, it has been announced.

Kerr Insurance will become part of the Dickson & Co Group, increasing the brokers workforce by 50% and making the Omagh-based family business a significant personal and commercial lines player in the UK and Ireland marketplaces.

The deal is the latest in a series of acquisitions and expansions undertaken by Dickson & Co as part of an ambitious £7m investment by the Dickson family that has doubled the size of its’ UK and Ireland operations.

The addition of Kerr Insurance to the group will be the business’s fourth acquisition in the last two years and the company’s 13th overall.

Together, the two community-based brokers will collectively employ more than 150 staff, serving customers across a combined network of 17 trading sites in Northern Ireland and two branches in the Republic of Ireland under the Dickson & Wilson Insurance brand.

The expanded group is now forecast to manage more than 50,000 insurance policies across 170 insurance companies with an annual premium value of more than £45m.

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