US-headquartered brokerage Acrisure has forayed into Central and Japanese Europe (CEE) by buying the area’s greatest insurance coverage distribution platform, Unilink Group, for an undisclosed sum.
Inserting almost seven million insurance policies per yr, Unilink Group offers non-life and life merchandise via a community of 15,000 exterior brokers and a pair of,500 factors of sale. It employs greater than 1,300 individuals throughout Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Czechia, Slovakia, and Moldova.
“Bringing the Acrisure model to a brand new a part of the world is an thrilling proposition,” mentioned Unilink Group chief govt Igor Rusinowski, who will stay on the helm.
“Within the final a number of years we reworked Unilink Group from insurance coverage distribution market chief in Poland to the most important participant in CEE, spearheading the section in six nations and working via all distribution channels. In that regard, we’re very aligned with Acrisure’s dedication to progress, innovation, and entrepreneurship.”
Echoing Rusinowski’s sentiments, Acrisure co-founder, chair, and CEO Greg Williams cited the robust CEE presence that will probably be supplied by the acquired group.