This insurance broking and underwriting group was formed in 1994 when chief executive David Howden, 53, led a buyout from Lloyd’s broker SBJ. The London company, majority-owned by its management and employees, has since expanded through acquisitions in Europe, the US, South America and Asia, including more than 30 since 2013 alone. Offices in 39 countries helped overseas sales hit £352.5m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank75
CompanyHyperion Insurance Group
ActivityInsurance broker and underwriter
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa53.82%
International sales £000s352,545
Total sales £000s423,932
Staff3,587
Founded1994
Websitewww.hyperiongrp.com

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