J. Bennett & Son acquires D G Carr
by David Masters
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Two High Wycombe-based insurance brokers have announced plans to merge.
J. Bennett & Son (Insurance Brokers) and D G Carr & Co will merge on 1st February, and will trade as J. Bennett & Son (Insurance Brokers).
It is J. Bennett & Son’s fifth acquisition in 20 years.
Peter Sutcliffe, proprietor of D G Carr & Co, will become a director at J. Bennett & Son, whilst all D G Carr staff will move into J. Bennett & Son’s High Wycombe office.
The merged business will employ 16 staff in High Wycombe. It will be one of the few fully independent brokers left in the area.
Simon Bennett, managing director at J. Bennett & Son, said: “We are delighted that Peter and his staff are able to join us and we are very confident about our future.
The current economic climate may be testing, but this expansion, coupled with the expertise we have, puts us in an excellent position to go forward.”