Insurance firm seeks overseas broker network

Barbon Insurance Group’s property and commercial division is targeting overseas brokers to provide local insurance services for UK-based clients with subsidiaries abroad and vice versa, as well as the opportunity to develop joint prospecting opportunities.

The company has teamed up with a broker in Eastern Europe and is in negotiations with several other businesses in the region. It is also targeting brokers in Denmark, Germany, Italy, USA, South Africa and Nigeria.

The company’s brands include Keelan Westall, Cadogan Keelan Westall, Deacon, Cadogan Hanover Park (SaifInsure, TruckInsure, Plastech, Performance Media and CareAssured), HomeLet, Letsure, BIBALet and Farr.

The scheme is being led by Duncan Cogdell, the property and commercial division’s head of client services.

He said: “Although still in its infancy