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Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Jensten strengthens ‘schemes centre of excellence’ with Henry Seymour & Co deal

Jensten is pleased to announce the acquisition of Henry Seymour & Co. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will introduce a dedicated team of 22 professionals, an office located in Sutton, as well as an additional 66,000 policyholders to the business.

Catering to the unique needs of salons, clinics, gyms, spas, and mobile or freelance therapists under its long-established Salon Gold brand, Henry Seymour & Co proudly holds the mantle as the market leader in insurance within the hair and beauty industry. The business also extends its specialist expertise to the trade and construction sector with a strong reputation through its Tradesman Saver brand.

This acquisition demonstrates Jensten’s commitment to growing its schemes and affinities capability, whilst also supporting a multi-channel distribution model across retail, digital, and wholesale, throughout its schemes and affinities business.

Joint Managing Directors Darragh Timlin and Dean Laming at Henry Seymour & Co will continue to lead the business, reporting to Simon Henderson, Managing Director – Schemes and Affinities at Jensten Insurance Brokers.

Founder and owner of Henry Seymour, Paul Kaye commented ‘We are delighted to join the Jensten family and feel that both the strategic and cultural objectives are aligned. I have known Simon for many years and feel excited about the ambition and future of the business going forwards’.

Darragh Timlin commented: “We wanted to join a group where our specialisms, staff and expertise would be valued, and where we’d be supported to continue growing the business and delivering for both our clients and partners. Jensten was an obvious choice for us, and we are looking forward to the growth opportunities this relationship will provide both for our people and our customers.”

Simon Henderson, added: “We are delighted to announce our latest addition to the Jensten business. This acquisition is a significant stride in our schemes and affinities growth, enhancing our capacity to offer market-leading digital propositions and specialist support to a diverse range of clients with niche requirements. Welcoming the team from Henry Seymour & Co is a key milestone in our commitment to strengthening the level of service and expertise within Jensten. This announcement is further proof of our ability to source and attract great quality businesses and bring them into the Jensten environment, where they can flourish.”

About Henry Seymour

Henry Seymour & Co Insurance Brokers was formed in 1984 and for almost 40 years we have gained a reputation for quality products at affordable prices. During this time we have assisted thousands of customers, offering them fantastic covers and saving them money on their insurance. The majority of our business comes from recommendations and we have an enviable track record for customer loyalty.

We do not use call centres and all our customers have direct access to highly skilled advisers who will understand your needs and offer you the most suitable policies.

Based in Sutton, Surrey, we are more than happy for our customers to pop in and discuss their requirements in more detail. Click here to find out exactly where we are based.

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