Insurer Direct Line Buys Insurance Tech Start-Up

Law360, London (July 16, 2020, 2:14 PM BST) -- British insurance firm Direct Line said Thursday it has inked a deal to acquire a new London-based start-up company that focuses on online personal cover as it seeks to become a leader in the move toward greater use of technology in the sector.

Direct Line Group said it has reached an agreement to acquire Brolly, a London-based company that offers flexible insurance products for the digital generation. Direct Line did not disclose the terms of the deal.

"We are delighted to announce our plans to acquire Brolly and are looking forward to welcoming [Brolly founder Phoebe Hugh] and her team to the...

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