Ardonagh gets major investment from PE funds, ADIA & institutions

Ardonagh gets major investment from PE funds, ADIA & institutions

David Ross, Group CEO, commented on the news, “The recommitment of both HPS and MDP continues a partnership that has actually assisted Ardonagh grow into a worldwide broking powerhouse. Ardonagh has adequate chance to continue to construct on its platform and increase its reach and profitability, and by increasing our investment today we are declaring our commitment to continue supporting those efforts. We are happy to be an essential shareholder behind the Ardonagh workforce and look forward to our continued collaboration, together with HPS and our and their brand-new co-investors.”

The Ardonagh Group, a UK headquartered independent insurance coverage broking, underwriting, maintenance and management company and the owner of reinsurance broker Inver Re, has actually protected a major investment that values the company at $7.5 billion.The institutional quality of the investment support is a vote of self-confidence in the broking platform Ardonagh is developing out, especially given that its acquisition of the BGC insurance coverage and reinsurance broking operations, consisting of Corant Global and now its build-out of the Inver Re platform also.
The business this early morning revealed a considerable brand-new equity financial investment, led by existing long-lasting investors Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and HPS Investment Partners, alongside brand-new co-investors through accounts handled by MDP and HPS, that consist of an entirely owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), and a variety of other large worldwide institutions.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has actually been broadening its interests in insurance and reinsurance of late, both on a personal equity basis and through its insurance-linked securities (ILS) portfolio.
Funds under the management of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and HPS Investment Partners will both increased their shareholding in Ardonagh and HPS will also reinvest in the Group.
The co-investors, consisting of the ADIA subsidiary and other large international organizations, are set to acquire more than $1 billion in equity as part of the deal, which values Ardonagh at $7.5 billion.
David Ross, Group CEO, commented on the news, “The recommitment of both HPS and MDP continues a collaboration that has actually helped Ardonagh grow into a global broking powerhouse. Connection of ownership after 6 years is the optimum result for us, permitting management to focus solely on the execution of our technique and the preservation of the unique Ardonagh culture.
Ardonagh has actually become a leading 20 global insurance broker, placing $13 billion of premiums across its service and throughout the complete spectrum of insurance and reinsurance risks.
With 8,000 employees across 100 places the business continues to grow also, specifically through its acquisitions.
At September 30th 2021, Ardonaghs income over the last twelve months was $1.5 billion, while adjusted EBITDA reached $530 million.
Vahe Dombalagian, Managing Director and Co-Head of the MDP Financial & & Transaction Services group, said, “We have actually supported Ardonagh since the formation of the Group and because time, weve experienced incredible development and diversification. Ardonagh has sufficient chance to continue to build on its platform and increase its reach and success, and by increasing our investment today we are declaring our commitment to continue supporting those efforts. We are happy to be a key shareholder behind the Ardonagh workforce and eagerly anticipate our continued partnership, alongside HPS and our and their brand-new co-investors.”
Scot French, Governing Partner of HPS, added, “Throughout our multi-year relationship dating back to their very first day at the Group, we have actually steadfastly supported the Ardonagh leadership groups vision to construct a best-in-class, worldwide insurance brokerage platform. We are thrilled to remain significant financiers in the Group as they continue to carry out on their development method.”
Hamad Al Dhaheri, Executive Director, Private Equities Department, ADIA, likewise commented, “We are delighted to partner with Ardonagh, alongside HPS and MDP, to support its strong management team in executing its worldwide development method. This financial investment continues to build on our method and performance history of buying market-leading services across the insurance market worth chain.”

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