PGD Strategy

Specialist Corporate Finance and Strategy Consultants

“PGD Strategy’s strategic insights and extensive networks enabled us to develop new partnerships and distribution capabilities.”

Rob Isaacs, CEO, Union Income Benefit Holdings Ltd

“Peter Droussiotis understands 'people’, he quickly identifies their needs and brings benefit to all, that's Peter.”

Robby Sukhdeo BEM, Founder and Owner, Pavilion Sports and Cafe

“PGD Strategy provided excellent value for money in helping us promote and negotiate the sale of our business.”

Nigel Hucknall, formerly CEO & principal shareholder, Brooks Braithwaite (Sussex) Ltd

“PGD Strategy was instrumental in bringing out a shared vision which helped us to progress the development of our group.”

Richard Tee, CEO, Avantis Group

“Peter Droussiotis’s analytical and disciplined approach to corporate finance has been a hallmark of PGD Strategy’s success.”

Mark Hvidsten, Vice-Chairman, Willis Re Inc.

“PGD Strategy has a wealth of knowledge and a huge diversity of connections in the Lloyd’s and international insurance markets.”

Marc van der Veer, CEO European Ventures, Nexus Group

“Peter Droussiotis is an accomplished and results-oriented M & A advisor and transactional project manager.”

Bronek Masojada, Former CEO, Hiscox Group

“PGD Strategy originated and helped us complete our first strategic acquisition for Thistle, our insurance distribution platform.”

Dominic Burke, Former CEO, Jardine Lloyd Thomson Group plc and Former Vice-Chairman, Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc.

“PGD Strategy’s excellent strategic advice and transaction execution capabilities are equalled by the integrity of its team.”

Nick Heys, CEO, Artex Risk Solutions (International)

“PGD Strategy possesses deep knowledge of the insurance industry and of the key drivers that are essential for successful deal-making.”

James Gerry, Chairman, GB Underwriting and Chairman, MX Underwriting

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PGD Strategy successfully completed the sale of the insurance broking business of professional indemnity insurance specialist Lloyd’s broker PYV to Howden Insurance Group, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group.

As part of the project, which was managed under severe time constraints due to pressing financial pressures facing PYV, PGD Strategy:

  • Advised PYV on transaction structure, process and timing
  • Assisted the management of PYV with the co-ordination and implementation of the transaction
  • Provided guidance on valuation and related issues in connection with the transaction
  • Worked with the management of PYV to obtain an understanding of the operations, financial condition, prospects and strengths and weaknesses of PYV as to enable us to establish how best to position/market the transaction
  • Identified and agreed a comprehensive list of potential strategic and financial investors and agreed how they should best be approached
  • Approached potential strategic investors on behalf of PYV and acted as a point of contact with them and their advisers; provided them with information as agreed; attended meetings and site visits as reasonably required; and assisted in negotiating, in conjunction with PYV’s s legal adviser, the terms and conditions of the offer made by Howden
  • Assisted in the co-ordination of due diligence, including management presentations


PGD Strategy is an independent corporate finance advisory and strategy consulting firm based in London, England.

PGD Strategy is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority.


PGD Strategy Limited
124 City Road
London, EC1V 2NX
United Kingdom
T:  + 44 (0) 20 8826 0295
Contact: Peter Droussiotis
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