This international insurance broker and underwriter was formed in 1994 when chief executive David Howden, 51, led a buyout from Lloyd’s broker SBJ. Following its merger with insurance broker RK Harrison this year, the company says it has become the world’s largest employee-owned insurance group, operating from 121 offices in 37 countries.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank157
CompanyHyperion Insurance Group
ActivityInsurance broker and underwriter
LocationCentral London
Sales £m195.0
Operating profit £m34.0
Main shareholdersManagement & staff (70%), General Atlantic (30%)
Staff1,789
Founded1994
Websitewww.hyperiongrp.com

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