Latest News: Portmore joins Gallagher
Thursday, 18 October 2018
Portmore has today become part of Gallagher — the global insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm — joining its UK branch network which serves customers from more than 50 locations.
Commenting on the deal, Portmore Managing Director Graham Jacobs, said: “Becoming part of a locally-focused but globally-backed insurance broker and risk management services firm enables us to take our business to the next level of expansion, as we look to develop and deliver ever more specialised and bespoke solutions for our clients. As a partner, Gallagher offers a great blend of complementary expertise, scale and geographic spread, while at the same time sharing our client-focused values of service excellence, professional integrity and teamwork. We’re excited for what the future holds.”
Michael Rea, CEO of UK Retail for Gallagher, added: “It’s fantastic to welcome the team from Portmore into the Gallagher family today — their business is an excellent fit for our strategy in the UK. They are exactly the right type of well-run, commercially led, growing regional broker we’re looking for to further strengthen and complement our existing UK branch network. Together with our existing operations in Southampton and Chichester, Portmore will help Gallagher become the pre-eminent commercial broker on the South Coast.”
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