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AMJ advises Howden Broking Group on key Oman acquisition

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AMJ recently advised leading insurance group, Howden Broking Group on the acquisition of a majority stake from the founder shareholders of New Generation Insurance Services in Oman. The new entity is renamed Howden Insurance Brokers LLC. The parties agreed not to disclose details of the transaction terms.

Howden is the retail broking arm of UK-based Hyperion Insurance Group, the world’s largest employee-owned insurance group which employs more than 3,800 people across 38 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

This transaction represents a major step in the development of Howden’s business in Oman. David Howden, CEO of Howden and parent company Hyperion said in a statement to the press that “Oman has a rapidly growing insurance market and one to which we can bring a fresh approach for clients by leveraging our existing expertise in the region as well as the wider Group’s access to specialist products and markets in London and internationally.”

AMJ’s was led by senior partner, Mansoor Malik, and senior associate, Asad Qayyum working closely with in-house counsel at Howden and Hyperion.