BPE’s Corporate team advises Partners& on its latest partnerships

Photograph: Phil Barton, CEO at Partners&
Partners& Phil Barton, CEO

Cheltenham-based BPE Solicitors has acted for longstanding client Partners& on it joining forces with Swindon-based Direct Healthline and creating a strategic partnership with advo Group.

The move provides a boost to the existing employee benefits proposition, enhancing Partners&’s ability to provide clients with the support they need to ensure their employees are happy and healthy in their jobs.

BPE’s Corporate team has previously acted for Partners& several times, advising on a significant investment from USA-based private equity firm Capital Z Partners and the subsequent acquisition of nine insurance advisory businesses

Partners& is one of the country’s fastest-growing insurance advisors. In January the company acquisition of Coventry-based Health Matters (UK)

That followed the purchase, last June, of Devon-based insurance broker, Town and Country Insurance Services, building its presence in the South West and establishing its regional hub.