Graybrook Insurance now part of Seventeen Group

insurancebusinessmag | June 21, 2019

Graybrook Insurance now part of Seventeen Group
Seventeen Group just got bigger.Essex-based specialist medical malpractice and professional indemnity broker Graybrook Insurance Brokers Limited has been snapped up for an undisclosed sum and will be integrated into ProMed -a specialist team within Seventeen Group subsidiary James Hallam.Joining forces with James Hallam was a natural step for Graybrook given the many similarities between the two organisations,explained Bill Hulse, who founded the latter in 1972.

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