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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 group merged with rival RK Harrison in 2015 and now employs more than 3,800 people in 39 countries. Last year, it acquired surety broker PMG Financial Services in March and German insurance broker Euroassekuranz in September, helping grow turnover 45% to £433.9m.

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Company details
CompanyHyperion Insurance Group
ActivityInsurance broker and underwriter
LocationCentral London
Sales £m433.9
Operating profit £m65.3
Main shareholdersManagement & staff (65%), General Atlantic (35%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda