2 August 2022

Aston Lark Ireland acquires Sparrow Insurances Limited

By Aston Lark

Aston Lark Ireland, the rapidly growing insurance broker that recently became part of the Howden Broking Group, today announces the acquisition of Sparrow Insurances Limited.

Sparrow Insurances has a great history of success and growth across Leinster and Munster, operating out of offices in Portlaoise, Blanchardstown, Nenagh and Thurles.

From the outset, the aim of Sparrow Insurances has been to provide outstanding customer service to their clients offering a full range of commercial and personal insurance products as well as life, pensions and investment products. Over the years, Sparrow Insurances has established a strong brand and excellent reputation as a trusted advisor with a team of talented, experienced, and highly motivated professionals who pride themselves on looking after their clients first and foremost.

Robert Kennedy, Aston Lark Ireland CEO, said: “I am delighted to officially welcome our new colleagues at Sparrow Insurances to Aston Lark. Michael, Eilish, Sharron, David and their experienced and high calibre team have established a brilliant business, strong reputation and excellent growth credentials, delivering exceptional service to their clients for over 20 years. And what really tops everything off is that their culture and ethos perfectly align with Aston Lark, making them a fantastic addition.

“We look forward to supporting further growth and success for everyone at Sparrow Insurances, further enhanced as part of Howden. We continue to build momentum in Ireland, and this acquisition is another boost to our ambition of becoming Ireland’s leading independent insurance broker.”

Michael Sparrow, Sparrow Insurances Limited Managing Director, added: “With the fast-changing landscape within the broker market, Eilish and I having considered all the options, chose Aston Lark, now part of the Howden Broking Group, as the best home for our business.

Most importantly, it was very clear from our discussions with Robert, that Aston Lark and Howden share the same culture and values, with integrity at the core of all their business. We believe they will be the best partners for our clients and afford staff excellent career opportunities for the future.

Together with Sharron and David, we are confident that as part of Aston Lark, we will continue to provide the highest levels of service to our clients and enhance the range of products we can provide. We look forward to an exciting future as part of Aston Lark as we grow and develop our business.”