BGL Group is the company behind the insurance brand comparethemarket.com and has recently purchased the Bradford & Bingley brand licence to expand its customer base. BGL Group also sells insurance products through own brands such as Budget, ibuyeco and Bennetts, and through partners such as the Post Office, HSBC and Auto Trader. Providing insurance for more than 2.2m customers a year and led by chief executive Peter Winslow, sales reached £287.3m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank80
CompanyBGL Group
ActivityInsurance intermediary
LocationPeterborough
Sales £m287.3
Operating profit £m70.2
Main shareholdersFamily trusts (93%), management (7%)
Staff1,992
Founded1992
Websitewww.bglgroup.co.uk

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