Toronto, ON (Sept. 12, 2014) – Privately held Galileo Group has announced that it has agreed
to be acquired by Toronto-based international insurance broker and risk consultant
Highcourt Partners Limited effective September 1, 2014.
In addition to Highcourt’s
current offering of boutique risk consulting, risk management and insurance broking
services, it will now be adding a unique capability in the private client, equine and agribusiness
space. It will also be adding two Lloyd’s Binding Authorities to its depth of
solutions for its clients in Canada, USA and around the world.
About The Galileo Group
The origins of the The Galileo Group go back to 1968, with its first Lloyd’s Binding
Authority being granted in 1976. Throughout its proud history the Carlton family along
with various other equity partners has owned it. Galileo enjoyed over 50 years as a
unique independent brokerage with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. Known for their
client-centric focus and ability to solve unique problems in the equine market, Galileo will
continue to serve its clients in the same capacity under the Highcourt Partners banner.
About Highcourt Partners
Founded in 2011, Highcourt Partners is a privately held Toronto based corporate
insurance broker, advisor and risk consultant. Highcourt specializes in preserving the
wealth of its private and commercial client’s interests wherever they may be around the
world. It serves the interests of private clients, start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. It is
also an active member of the UnisonBrokers global network and was named Top 30
Elite Brokers in 2013 by Insurance Business Canada.
For more information, please visit www.highcourtpartners.com.
SOURCE: Highcourt Partners Limited