New York and London (April 28, 2014) — International insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro today announced it has acquired Manchester-based Richard Thacker & Company Limited, adding to Integro’s growing specialization in niche areas. The financial consideration of the transaction was not disclosed.
Since its founding in 1962, Richard Thacker & Company has established a solid reputation in several specialty areas, including education and professional indemnity. Thacker sets the standard for its expertise in niche services to solicitors and the education sector.
Managing Directors Tim McNulty and Howard Mayhew will continue to lead Thacker’s growth and development.
“Our acquisition strategy is focused on bringing top quality broker talent and highly regarded specialty firms into the Integro family of businesses,” said Peter Garvey, Integro President and CEO. “Richard Thacker & Company and its superb staff meet these standards. We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues and the expertise they will make available to our clients.”
On choosing to join with Integro, Mayhew said, “Our inherent belief that clients are the foundation of our business is firmly aligned with Integro’s client-first philosophy.”
McNulty added, “Joining Integro broadens our offering, extends our range and strengthens specialist core areas to the benefit of both clients and staff.”
About Richard Thacker & Company Limited
Founded in 1962, Richard Thacker & Company is a leading insurance broker providing a comprehensive portfolio of specialist insurance. A professions and education specialist, Richard Thacker offers a broad array of products and services to meet all insurance needs, including Supply Teacher insurance, Professions insurance, Educational insurance, Solicitors insurance and Commercial insurance. Richard Thacker is proud to have been awarded the ‘Chartered Insurance Brokers’ accreditation by the Chartered Insurance Institute, a title held by fewer than 100 firms across the United Kingdom and considered the gold standard for insurance brokers. To learn more, visit http://www.richardthacker.co.uk/
Integro is an insurance brokerage and risk management firm focused primarily on serving organizations with complex risks. Clients credit Integro’s superior technical abilities and creative, collaborative work style for securing superior program results and pricing. The firm’s acknowledged capabilities in brokerage, risk analytics and claims are rewriting industry standards for service and quality. Launched in 2005, Integro and its family of specialty insurance and reinsurance companies, some having served clients for more than 150 years, operate from offices in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and the United Kingdom. Its U.S. headquarter office is located at 1 State Street Plaza, 9t Floor, New York, NY 10004. 1-877-688-8701. www.integrogroup.com