This international insurance broker and underwriting group was formed in 1994 when chief executive David Howden led a buyout from Lloyd’s broker SBJ. Since 2011, acquisitions and new offices in southeast Asia, Brazil, Austria and New York helped international sales rise to £89.5m in 2012. In March it announced General Atlantic had agreed to buy all of 3i’s and the majority of BP Marsh’s shares in the group, valuing the firm at £250m.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank166
CompanyHyperion Insurance Group
ActivityInsurance broker and underwriter
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa31.92%
International sales £000s89,523
Total sales £000s108,919
Staff1,229
Founded1994
Websitewww.hyperiongrp.com

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