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Founded in 1994 and headquartered in London, Howden is a leading international insurance distribution group. Through its core activities of retail, speciality & reinsurance broking and through DUAL, one of the world’s leading international MGAs, it facilitates the provision of B2B insurance across a wide geographic footprint. The Group operates across 200+ global offices in 40 countries and employs c.6,000 people to manage c. $9.0 billion of Gross Written Premium on behalf of its clients.   It is the 5th largest employee-owned business in the UK and has a differentiated position as a leading international insurance intermediary.

Howden’s broking arm acquired A-Plan Group from Hg. Hg helped to drive a focus on embedding data and technology in A-Plan Group’s best-in-class service model over its investment period.  This experience in technology will also benefit HX, the Group’s digital, data and analytics business.


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