Deals: Aston Lark Buys Philip Williams & Co

Aston Lark, the powerhouse insurance broker currently backed by Goldman Sachs but soon to become part of Howden, today announces Philip Williams & Company as the latest addition to the group.

Philip Williams & Company was established in 1975 in Stockton Heath, Warrington and over the next two decades became the leading provider of Group Insurance Schemes to the Police Federations and other law enforcement agencies in the UK. With a team of more than 30, they are proud to have an excellent reputation for innovation and exemplary service in the police market.

Peter Blanc, Aston Lark Group CEO, said: “We love specialisms at Aston Lark, and it is always our objective to aim for a leading position in our chosen specialist areas. The Philip Williams business has an amazing pedigree and lasting reputation in their chosen field, and now with access to an even wider range of group expertise and relationships, we are confident we can help the business accelerate growth and broaden its span of influence. And most importantly, the cultural fit is excellent – the business comes with a fantastic team, wanting to do the very best for their clients.”

Philip Williams, Chair and Founder of Philip Williams & Company, said: “We couldn’t have hoped for a better long-term partner to grow the business and enhance the excellent service we already provide to our clients.”

Steven Williams, Managing Director of Philip Williams & Company, added: “We have been very selective about the right home for the company and Aston Lark was selected as the perfect partner, with shared ethics and ideology towards providing the best customer service and range of products to our clients. We are very much looking forward to building the business going forward, with the additional resources and expertise that the Aston Lark Group can bring to the table.”

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