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Preparing for an insurance agency acquisition

Preparing for an Agency Acquisition

You’ve paid your dues as a broker and you’re ready to take your career to the next level by purchasing an independent insurance agency. Or maybe you’re an established agency owner and want to broaden your market reach by acquiring…

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Insurance agency prices are on the rise in 2018

Insurance Agency Prices on the Rise in 2018

If you’re thinking about selling your independent insurance agency, 2018 could be a great time to make it happen. Several economic factors have come together to create a “seller’s market,” but there’s no telling how long this window of opportunity…

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Independent Agency Sales Alert – October 2016

The M&A market for insurance agencies continues to push upward with the strengthening of multiples and strong activity. The seller’s market for independent agencies is still prevalent and we have also noted a firming trend in the market for Captive shops in the last six months. Private Equity continues to be a strong driver of the strength, with nearly 80% of the larger reported transactions coming from PE-backed firms.

The listings below are some of the independents discovered through our research or provided to us during the last 30 days. Upon request we will provide our clients access to previous month’s and off cycle listings.

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Navigating the Insurance M&A Jungle

Finding your way through the complex insurance M&A process can be as difficult as cutting through the thicket of a jungle. Amidst the dense vegetation are hidden dangers and unique obstacles that can quickly lead to trouble. But navigating what is to you, uncultivated land, can be much smoother and safer with the help of a knowledgeable and experienced third party — a Mergers and Acquisition advisor.

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End-of-Year Deals: Insurance Agencies for Sale

As the year winds down, we are pleased to report that our ever-growing group of nearly 5,000 business intermediaries has provided us with a fresh crop of seller leads from independent insurance agencies and brokerages throughout North America (including Canada). As…

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