Specialist Risk Group strengthens retail capability with the acquisition of Cheshire Insurance Brokers

LONDON – 17th August 2023 – Fast-growing insurance intermediary, Specialist Risk Group (SRG), is delighted to announce the acquisition of Cheshire Insurance Brokers (CIB).


This strategic move marks SRG’s fifth acquisition of the year, underpinning the company’s commitment to expanding its portfolio and expertise across specialist sectors.

Established in 2010 by Dominic Leach & Victoria Benito Cheshire Insurance Brokers (CIB) based in the Northwest has built an exceptional reputation in arranging tailored insurance programmes and is widely known for its expertise in providing insurance solutions to recruitment agencies throughout the world, together with commercial & professional businesses and High Net Worth clients in the UK. At the same time the addition of CIB further strengthens SRG’s retail pillar (Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions) offering for corporate and private clients.

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Lee Anderson, Deputy CEO of SRG, said:

“As soon as I met Dominic, I knew that him and his team would thrive as part of the SRG team. Therefore, I am delighted to welcome Cheshire Insurance Brokers to SRG. This acquisition reinforces our commitment to investing in specialist areas and expanding our capabilities in the retail pillar of our business. SRIS has made significant strides in recent years, and with the addition of CIB, we aim to build on this success and continue delivering an outstanding Retail offering to our clients and partners.”


Dominic Leach, Managing Director of Cheshire Insurance Brokers, said:

“Joining forces with SRG is an exciting opportunity for the clients of Cheshire Insurance Brokers. We look forward to leveraging our specialist expertise combined with SRG’s resources and network, to continue to provide an outstanding offering and service to our clients.”

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