The APRIL Group, based in France, has operations throughout Europe, North and Central America with over 20 million policyholders. It owns a range of insurance companies and intermediaries across Europe, offering a wide range of health, protection, individual, life, general and specialist insurances.
Formed in 1998 in Great Britain by Leslie Smith, who retired from the business last year, Medibroker is based in Newcastle.
Medibroker is an on-line broker specialising in health insurance for expatriates and private health insurance.
APRIL bought Bristol-based health insurance broker Insurety plc, trading as Capital Healthcare, in April 2008.
It is not known whether Insurety’s Capital Healthcare and Medibroker will run separately or be merged.
International health insurance: News update: June 2008