Our parent company, Specialist Risk Group, is a fast-paced and ambitious Insurance Broker, based in the City of London. SRG has four business units and provides a tailored service to the unique markets and clients of each business unit.
As well as TUE, the other business units within the Group include: Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions – Speciality Clients, Miles Smith, UK Specialty Broking and Specialist Risk Underwriting Solutions – Speciality Underwriting.
As part of a larger group, TUE benefit from the increased buying power we command within the Insurance Market. This allows us to negotiate competitive insurance solutions for our partners.
At Specialist Risk Group we are governed by our mantra ‘Difficult. Done Well.’. We specialist in crafting solutions for specialist insurance needs, which other companies actively avoid. We solve problems for brokers that they would otherwise struggle to find solutions for.
Taking a people first approach, we empower our staff, enabling them to respond quickly to any incoming queries. Our people are offered valuable learning and development opportunities and we are passionate about creating an environment where our people enjoy coming to work. As a result, we believe this means our people will always provide an outstanding service to our Broker Partners.
Warren Downey is an experienced insurance CEO having led businesses in the UK, Scandanavia and Asia. His passions are strategy, execution and developing high performing teams. Warren joined SRG in August 2019.
Andy Johns, 35, has worked for TUE since its inception in 2007. His passion is providing innovative solutions to complex risks in niche sectors and developing strong relationships with clients by providing a first class service.
Gavin Janes joined TUE in 2011 from Cobra London Markets. He is passionate about excellent service, building relationships and finding the best possible solutions for TUE clients.
In 2020, HGGC, a private equity fund manager, acquired the majority shareholding in Specialist Risk Group.
HGGC are relationship investors with operating backgrounds who seek to build differentiated middle-market businesses. They invest in companies that they believe have leading competitive positions in defensible markets where they can add value via their operating skills and relationships, focusing on sectors such as Financial Services and Business Services.
HGGC have 198 portfolio investments, with a total of $5.4 billion cumulative commitments. They seek to leverage their investor-operator skillsets and deep multi-sector networks to develop preferred partner relationships that encourage alignment of interests as they work to drive positive outcomes that lead to strong references and enhanced networks.
We benefit from the support provided by HGGC in reaching our growth targets and providing an exceptional service to our clients.