International Track 200

This international group focuses on insurance broking and underwriting. It was formed in 1994 when chief executive David Howden led a buyout from Lloyd’s broker SBJ, backed by venture capitalist BP Marsh & Partners. In 2008 it received further private equity backing when 3i invested £50m. The London-based company has made acquisitions in emerging markets, particularly in southeast Asia. International sales rose 30% a year, from £42.5m in 2009 to £71.4m in 2011.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank142
CompanyHyperion Insurance Group
ActivityInsurance broker and underwriter
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa29.56%
International sales £000s71,377
Total sales £000s87,311
Staff677
Founded1994
Websitewww.hyperiongrp.com

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