Howden is part of Hyperion, the world’s largest majority employee-owned insurance group comprised of broking divisions Howden, RKH Specialty and RKH Reinsurance, and underwriting division DUAL. Hyperion Insurance Group was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in the City of London. Beginning life as a small London broker, Hyperion employs more than 3,500 people across 39 countries globally.

Hyperion’s employee ownership model is key in attracting, developing and retaining the best talent in the market whose entrepreneurialism and energy are fostered in a culture that promotes innovation, integrity and the drive to deliver the best solutions for our clients and markets.

Hyperion shareholders

In July 2013, global growth equity group General Atlantic acquired just under 30% of the shares in Hyperion. The Group remains more than 60% owned by management and employees.