Industry Insights


Business Insights and Expert Perspectives

Insights into the issues that matter in the insurance brokerage industry

MarshBerry provides industry-leading data and insights, perspectives and market conditions to help your leadership stay abreast of developments in the insurance industry.

MarshBerry has created its perspective on the international market, which expands on observation and trends across Europe.

M&A Broking Report – UK

Demand for UK insurance businesses is outstripping supply. This is continuing to support pricing in M&A deals, which has sharply risen in recent years and is being maintained, in spite of arguably less benign market conditions.

M&A Investment Report – UK

Private equity featured in more transactions than ever, sponsoring a total of almost £1B worth of deals. Many of these were wealth management transactions in the ongoing consolidation resulting in an unprecedented number of deals in 2023.

Insurance Distribution Market Report – Europe

Inaugural report showcases how many insurance brokers are active in Europe and what share of wallet they have in insurance distribution. In addition, perspectives are offered on the importance of scale and how brokerage firms operate across multiple countries.

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International Markets 2022 M&A Year in Review

The trending wave of insurance brokerage consolidation is spreading from U.S. markets to European ones. While U.S. insurance firms have focused on M&A and partnerships — much of Europe remains highly segregated with many smaller independent agencies.

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UK Insurance Distribution 2022 M&A Annual Review

The last twelve months saw a reduced level of M&A activity in terms of both volume and overall value, but after the quite astonishing record year in 2021 this was perhaps inevitable. 2022 was still a busy year by historical standards, with more than 100 announced sector transactions.