February 16 2023
Landmark Insurance and Halligan Insurance are the latest specialist businesses to become part of the rapidly growing insurance intermediary PIB Group Ltd (‘PIB’). The businesses were acquired through Campion Insurance, which leads PIB’s Irish division. These acquisitions further strengthen Campion’s portfolio of businesses in Ireland.
The arrival of Landmark Insurance and Halligan Insurance adds to Campion’s accelerated growth in Ireland and builds on the eleven businesses already acquired. Following the acquisitions, the total headcount for PIB in Ireland is now 400 employees.
About Landmark Insurance
Landmark Insurances is an insurance broker based in Dublin with core general business units of Commercial and Personal Lines with a niche Life and Pensions business. The business has eleven employees and is based in Santry, North Dublin. Landmark also operates the QuickQuotes.ie brand, which specialises in car, van and home insurance and forms part of the acquisition.
About Halligan Insurance
Halligan Insurances is a leading provider of risk solutions and insurance services in Ireland, providing professional insurance products and services to members of Trade Unions, Affinity Groups and Staff Organisations. With over 40 years’ experience in the industry, Halligan Insurance specialise in tailor-made group schemes with a commitment to provide clients with a range of policies that save them money.
Integration & Opportunity
Following completion of the deals, its business as usual for the clients and teams in both businesses. Mark Pringle will continue to lead Landmark and Brian Halligan will become Managing Director of Halligan Insurance. The businesses will form part of PIB’s Irish division, led by Campion Insurance who have been part of PIB since 2021.
These acquisitions further build on Campion’s and PIB Group’s strategy of developing specialist businesses in our markets and will both add to and complement the significant footprint Campion Insurance has in Ireland. With our growing scale and size, we are very well placed to meet the needs of all our customers, with our broad range of services and offerings from specialist commercial products, motor and home insurance and life & pensions products.
Mark Pringle, Managing Director, Landmark Insurance said: “The acquisition of Landmark Insurance by PIB Group is great news for our clients and team. We are delighted to now be part of the Group and look forward to working with Jim Campion and Campion Insurance to drive growth of the business in Ireland.”
Michael Halligan, Managing Director, Halligan Insurance said: “Today is an important day for Halligan Insurance, as we become part of PIB Group. Our business has already experienced rapid growth over the last number of years and being part of PIB and getting to work more closely with Jim and the Campion Team will enable us to accelerate the growth of our business and our affinity group schemes by giving us access to a broader range of products and markets. “
Complementing PIB Ireland Strategy
Jim Campion, CEO of Campion Insurance, commented “I would like to extend a very warm welcome to our new colleagues, following the acquisition of Landmark and Halligan Insurances. The addition of both businesses once again highlights our ambition in the Irish market and aligns with our strategy of developing our specialist insurance offerings for the benefit of our customers. I look forward to working with Mark, Brian and the teams in Landmark and Halligan Insurances to continue our growth in the market as our business continues to go from strength to strength. I would like to pay tribute to Michael Halligan as he exits the business, he has built a very successful business, and is a stalwart of the insurance industry. I wish Brian the very best as he takes over as Managing Director of Halligan Insurance.”
Looking ahead to the rest of 2023, PIB and Campion Insurance will continue to invest significantly in the Irish insurance market and attract more excellent local brokers to the growing division. We will continue to attract new talent and develop our team in Ireland to provide ambitious employees with challenging and rewarding careers.