International insurance broker Howden has announced that it has agreed to acquire Franz Gossler Insurance Group, one of the leading insurance brokers focused on film and entertainment insurance in Germany and beyond.
The transaction was executed by Howden Caninenberg, a specialist broker from Howden Germany. This reflects the company’s strategic goal to invest in the expertise of local professionals and position itself as the preeminent choice for domestic and international clients in the entertainment industry, including sports, film, television and streaming. increase.
Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1970, Franz Gossler Insurance Group is a high quality, owner-managed company specializing in the fields of entertainment, film, event and advertising insurance.
The acquisition of Franz Gossler follows the acquisition of Assimovie earlier this year, making Howden the largest TV and film production brokerage in Italy. This represents an important step in his Howden ambition to become a leading broker of sports, film and entertainment in Europe.
“Franz Gossler and his team have been recognized as experts in the field of film insurance for decades, making them the ideal partner for us. We have established ourselves as a leading broker for television and streaming services.This transaction fits seamlessly into our growth strategy for the entire European market,” says Klaus, Managing Director of Films at Howden Caninenberg. Eisenberger comments.
“As a second-generation owner-run company, we have built a highly successful business for clients in the film and entertainment industry in the DACH region. Franz Gossler Jr., owner of Franz Gossler Insurance Group, He said:
“As an international company with expertise in film and entertainment risk, Howden will continue to grow and serve clients facing increasingly globalized demands, and look forward to jointly expanding our business in the future.” It’s the perfect place for.” added.
“The acquisition of the Franz Gosler Insurance Group further strengthens our position as one of the leading brokers in the sports, film and entertainment sector, not only in the German-speaking world but also internationally. Howden Global Practice Leader .
About Howden Broking
Howden Broking is a leading independent provider of insurance brokerage, risk consulting and employee benefits advice, headquartered in London with owned operations spanning Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. It consists of Howden Tiger, Howden’s reinsurance brokerage and advisory business, operates within Howden’s international network and within the United States.
Founded in 1994, Howden today employs more than 11,500 people worldwide and operates in more than 100 territories.
Source: Howden Broking
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