Southwater MD Andy Macauley becomes member of senior advisory team as staff move across.
Sussex-based Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers (BCIB) has purchased local firm Southwater Insurance Services, increasing its regional footprint.
Southwater was founded by managing director Andy Macauley in 1985 and has a mixed portfolio of commercial and personal lines.
According to BCIB, Southwater controls gross written premium of around £1.2m.
Following the deal Macauley will become a member of BCIB’s senior advisory team, while Southwater staff based in Billingshurst, West Sussex, will move offices to join BCIB.
Southwater is Bennett Christmas Group’s fourth acquisition and the broker said it was a “good fit”. (more…)