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Bluefin expands Scottish presence with fourth acquisition of the year

Bluefin today announces it has acquired Scottish broker Regional Insurance Group Limited (RIG). The acquisition, completed on 8 October, is Bluefin’s fourth of the year.

RIG is a regional broker with offices in Glasgow, Ayr, Forfar, Stirling and Falkirk and 42 staff. RIG trades under three trading names OKD Insurance Brokers Limited, Ferguson Oliver Insurance and RGC Insurance Services and specialise in both personal and commercial lines. The branches will become part of Bluefin’s Commercial Division and will rebrand to Bluefin over the coming months.

Greig Reid, Managing Director of RIG, commented: “Bluefin has a great reputation, is a well established national broker and their backing will enable us to bring a fresh approach to the Scottish market. It is an exciting partnership for us and our clients and I look forward to working with the Bluefin team.”

Mike Bruce, Chief Executive officer of Bluefin, commented: “It’s great to be announcing another successful acquisition. Regional Insurance Group is an exceptional broker and its footprint across Scotland will enable us to expand our offering and develop a market leading presence across the region. So far this year we have acquired c. £25 million GWP through the purchase of some great businesses and are at varying levels of discussions with other brokers at the moment.”