John is a partner at IMAS, a leading independent M&A boutique specialising in UK Financial Services. IMAS provides advisory corporate finance advisory services to both buyers and sellers of FS businesses and has a particular focus on insurance distribution. Transactions on which IMAS has advised in 2019 include the sale of Cobra to PIB and the sale of Highworth to Aston Lark.
IMAS has a data centric approach and its proprietary database supports a level of detailed analysis of the UK FS industry that no other corporate finance adviser has. IMAS has worked with the Insurance Times to produce its annual ‘Top 50’ brokers listing for the past sixteen years.
John has been an M&A adviser specialising on UK insurance for over 15 years, including 11 years with Rothschild where he advised companies including Prudential, RSA, Hiscox and Amlin.