UK-based Higos Insurance Services has expanded its market presence in the country with the acquisition of Vaughan Insurance Brokers in the Somerset market town of Crewkerne, that has been operating in the area for over 30 years.

Higos said recently opened new office at Market Square, Crewkerne will operate under the renamed Vaughan Insurance Services.

The new branch office will be continued to be managed by branch manger Natalie Chantry, and will be supported by Mandy Garrett, with the addition of Karla Genge, who has worked for Higos for three years.

Higos founder and managing director Ian Gosden said he is delighted with the addition of Vaughan Insurance Brokers and looks forward to integrating their business into the model of modern broking which combines the efficiencies of technology and the latest business practices with a local, personal service.

Higos provides cover, service and advice with 17 offices located throughout Somerset, Dorset, Hampshire, South Gloucestershire, Devon and Wiltshire, and with representatives located throughout the UK.