Our Story

With 6 decades in the industry, our story has local roots and an abundance of heritage and what drives us on is our commitment and passion for growth, market expansion and most importantly, our network of valued customers. Our growth has been organic and through acquisition, bringing together leading and specialist businesses across the insurance services spectrum.

Green Marble Effect

With 6 decades in the industry, our story has local roots and an abundance of heritage and what drives us on is our commitment and passion for growth, market expansion and most importantly, our network of valued customers. Our growth has been organic and through acquisition, bringing together leading and specialist businesses across the insurance services spectrum.

Timeline

1973

Abbey Insurance Brokers Partnership established

1997

Prestige Underwriting Services established

1998

Prestige Underwriting Services Ireland established

2000

Acquired 67% of Bond Lovis (now fully owned)

2002

Acquired majority stake in Covernet

2009

Octane Underwriting established

2012

Group expands into Car Rental. RVSL Incorporated & Reliable Car Hire acquired

2013

CCA (Claims Handling business) established

2013

Group acquired remaining 50% of Agnew Financial Services Ltd

2015

ABL (Commercial Broker) sold to GRP

2015

Octane London Market business launched

2016

Abbey Insurance Brokers acquires Open & Direct from Swinton Group

2017

Shareholder agreement to begin sales process

2018

Capital Z acquired 65% share of the business

2018

Autoline Insurance acquired by the Group

2020

Integration of Abbey Insurance Brokers and Autoline Insurance to become AbbeyAutoline

2020

New Digi-Co and Tech-Co established