Specialist Risk Group announce completion of motor-trade broker

Wednesday 7 September - London - Specialist Risk Group (SRG) today announce that it has completed the acquisition of motor-trade specialists, Hamilton Leigh.

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Established in 1987 and led by Lee Cohen and Jill Hamilton, Hertfordshire based Hamilton Leigh is a leading insurance broker in the motor trade sector. The broker also has strong expertise in technology, manufacturing, and other commercial areas.

Hamilton Leigh’s specialist team will now sit in SRG’s Retail division, Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions (SRIS), working closely with colleagues to drive cross selling opportunities. With the backing of Specialist Risk Group, the business will continue to invest in its motor trade and technology capability, while expanding its footprint in other specialist sectors.

Lee Anderson, SRG Deputy Group CEO, commented on the latest acquisition completion.:

“Hamilton Leigh is a fantastic team who will add significant value to SRIS. We really enjoyed getting to know each other throughout the deal process, and I am looking forward to working closely with Lee, Jill, and their team, as we help them to fulfil the next stage of their growth plans.”

Lee Cohen, Hamilton Leigh Managing Director, said:

“The team at Hamilton Leigh are so excited to now be part of Specialist Risk Group. Both businesses share the same values and passion for their people, which was a major consideration when deciding SRG as the best home for Hamilton Leigh.”


The success of Hamilton Leigh has achieved to date has been a real team effort, and we look forward to that continuing to grow the business with our new colleagues at SRG.