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AbbeyAutoline completes BMG Insurance acquisition

L-R: Lesa Judge (BMG), Ciaran McGurgan (BMG), Brian McGurgan (BMG), Julie Gibbons (AbbeyAutoline), Monica McGurgan (BMG), Jackie Elliott (AbbeyAutoline ).

ABBEYAUTOLINE has completed the acquisition of family-owned brokerage BMG Insurance.

Established in 1972 by Brian McGurgan, BMG employs 13 people in Portadown and Newtownbutler.

The acquisition comes as AbbeyAutoline, which is part of the Prestige Insurance Holdings Group, continues on the expansion path.

Created in 2020 after a merger between Abbey Insurance and Autoline, the company has plans to continue to grow its 430-strong workforce.

Managing director, Julie Gibbons said: “Since the merger in 2020, our business has remained buoyant despite the unprecedented challenges presented by the pandemic, and we are continuing to look for the right opportunities to support our expansion.

“Not only does BMG Insurance have an excellent reputation within the insurance industry here in Northern Ireland and with its customers, but it has a strong team of 13 and we look forward to welcoming them to our company.”

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