28th October 2019

Protean Risk acquired by Aston Lark

Protean Risk has been acquired by Aston Lark, the Chartered insurance broker backed by Goldman Sachs.

Protean Risk is the first acquisition that has completed for Aston Lark after the Goldman Sachs investment and Peter Blanc, CEO Aston Lark, said “I couldn’t be prouder to have concluded this transaction with Protean Risk. From my first meeting with Nathan Sewell and Jason Edwards, it was clear that the whole team at Protean share the Aston Lark passion for customer service. Protean are a truly specialised business and, by joining forces with Aston Lark, we now have a top quality Financial Institutions division.”

Nathan Sewell, CEO Protean Risk, added: “We are delighted to be working with Peter and the team at Aston Lark. From the beginning it was clear that we share the same values in terms of how we work with our clients, the market and our colleagues. The Protean journey has been an exciting one and we look forward to continuing the successful development of the business within the Aston Lark group.”

Aston Lark is the UK’s fifth largest independent chartered insurance broker employing over 800 staff and which won Insurance Broker of the Year at the British Insurance Awards 2019.