Main Australasian dealer community expands into US insurance coverage market
Steadfast Group (Steadfast), the biggest normal insurance coverage dealer community and underwriting company group in Australasia, has expanded into the US insurance coverage market by buying ISU Group (ISU).
Beginning a franchise over 40 years in the past, ISU has turn into one of many largest company networks within the US, with round 220 members throughout 40 states and has partnerships with greater than 75 insurance coverage carriers and wholesalers. It states that it gives independently owned insurance coverage businesses with the distinctive aggressive benefit of getting the sources and power of a nationwide group whereas retaining their independence.
Steadfast acquires ISU
Robert Kelly AM, founder, managing director, CEO of Steadfast, stated the group had been trying into increasing into the US over the past 5 years.
“We needed to enter a long-term strategic partnership with an current US unbiased agent community to create distribution and a platform to implement our service providing,” Kelly stated. “I’m extremely excited that our journey into the US has began with ISU. ISU is a wonderful match for us. They create a stellar administration workforce and current scale, and we share complementary values with our folks and shoppers. This was an important consideration for us.”
Kelly defined that the enlargement will present Steadfast with alternatives to maximise development and ship its technique and enterprise mannequin to the world’s largest insurance coverage market.
“We look ahead to working with the ISU workforce to ship additional worth to ISU by implementing, the place applicable, Steadfast enterprise and insurance coverage options to help ISU members and their shoppers,” he stated.
ISU CEO TJ Ryan commented: “That is an thrilling new chapter in ISU’s historical past. We’ve taken a long-term view of ISU’s future and are extremely assured this partnership with Steadfast will present ISU’s unbiased brokers with a good better aggressive edge in an ever-changing market.”
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