Howden’s Acquisition Of Aston Lark

In UK Eversheds Sutherland, advised on the matter.

Eversheds Sutherland advised Aston Lark with a team including Catherine Eley (Picture – Corporate M&A).

Aston Lark is one of the UK’s largest and leading, independent, specialist complex commercial and private client brokers, specialising in complex commercial and private client insurance and employee benefit advice.

Howden is an international insurance broking group. The highly complementary union completes Howden’s UK broking business, with Aston Lark joining A-Plan Group and Howden UK to create a full-service broker unrivalled in its quality, scale and reach in the UK.

The transaction marks Howden’s largest acquisition to date and creates a UK business managing over £6bn of gross written premium for more than 1.7 million policyholders who are served by over 5,000 employees from 160 locations in the UK and Ireland.

The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by corporate Partner Catherine Eley (Picture) and Principal Associate James Finney, supported by Senior Associate Lauren Chamberlain and Associate Amy Bagni.


Involved fees earner: Amy Bagni – Eversheds Sutherland; Lauren Chamberlain – Eversheds Sutherland; Catherine Eley – Eversheds Sutherland; James Finney – Eversheds Sutherland;

Law Firms: Eversheds Sutherland;

Clients: Aston Lark;

Author: Giulia Di Palma