Amwins Global Risks acquires Roberts Armytage

The international arm of global specialty insurance broker Amwins and has acquired Roberts Armytage and Partners, the specialist, energy and marine-focused London broker.

One of the largest independent wholesale brokers in London, Amwins Global Risks places more than US$2bn in premium annually.

"We couldn't be more excited about partnering with RAP as we have a history built on the success of strategic partnerships with entrepreneurial business teams," said Nate Mathis, chief executive officer of Amwins Global Risks.

"Through the years, Amwins Global Risks has developed a best-in-class broking platform focusing on sales excellence and is now poised for accelerated growth, concentrating our attention on building the tools and culture to attract and retain top industry talent. Energy is a key area of focus and we are thrilled to have RAP on board. They will help us as we build out our global energy practice centered in London but with multiple international locations, spanning upstream, midstream, liability, power, downstream and renewables."

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