Ardonagh Europe, a part of the Ardonagh Group, has agreed to accumulate excessive web price dealer Classicus.
This transfer is ready to extend the group’s rising presence and footprint within the Netherlands.
Classicus is headquartered in Amsterdam and supplies specialist excessive web price merchandise for traditional and luxurious playing cards, yachts and different specialist excessive web price merchandise. Moreover, its companies additionally embrace wholesale dealer Classicus Europe and London-based Classicus.
As well as, the deal follows Ardonagh’s latest intention to acquire Klap Verzekeringsmakelaar.
Ardonagh will use its out there funds to finance the acquisition and retain Klap’s present administration.
The deal is alleged to assist Ardonagh Europe discover the potential within the Dutch insurance coverage market that has a historical past of over 230 years.
Conor Brennan, CEO Ardonagh Europe mentioned: “Classicus is a extremely revered dealer and already enjoys a agency relationship with Léons as a member of Brokerslink, the worldwide brokerage firm co-founded by Léons Group.
“The synergies between the 2 entities will make for a extremely useful partnership, with Classicus persevering with to faucet into this wealthy pool of experience and expertise to develop their area of interest enterprise throughout European geographies.”
Sunny Leons, CEO of the Léons Group, added: “With the acquisition of Classicus, Léons Group continues to place itself as a European progress platform, taking a big first step in direction of establishing new geographies, as Classicus marches ahead with a seamless match to develop their service providing to European brokers.”
Bart-Jan Kastrop, the founder and managing director of Classicus, continued: “We’re very excited to start a brand new chapter for Classicus as we develop our bespoke and area of interest idea throughout new territories and companions.
“We strongly imagine that Léons, with the capital and sources of Ardonagh Europe behind them, is the proper companion for our progress ambition.
This new partnership will give us the independence to proceed to reinvent our specialist line of enterprise in order that we will proceed to offer our purchasers with the perfect experience and merchandise out there available on the market.”