Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) News

Swett & Crawford Brasil Expands with Purchase of Shares in Local Broker

Wholesale insurance broker Swett & Crawford Brasil, part of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the independent global wholesale, underwriting management and reinsurance broker, announced that it has purchased 51 percent of the shares of Casa do Corretor, a wholesale …

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Posts 2014 Growth; Overall Revenue up 13.4%

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) as posted the results of its business activity in 2014, which show overall revenue growth from fees and commission of 13.4 percent to $387 million, compared to $336 million in 2013 CGSC’s EBITDA (operating …

CGSC in Partnership with GC do Brasil for Wholesale and New Products

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the independent global wholesale, underwriting management and reinsurance broker, announced that it has concluded a partnership deal with Brazilian broker network GC do Brasil “to provide its retail broking members with access to wider …

Brokerslink Restructures Board to Drive New Global Growth

Independent insurance broker network Brokerslink announced that it has “restructured its Board of Directors to drive growth and revenue generation following its change from a not-for-profit association to a for-profit global broking company.” The group’s premiums and consulting fees are …

New MGA Backed by CGSC Offers Miscellaneous E&O

CGSC North America has launched STATPro Underwriters, a managing general agency serving the Miscellaneous Professional Liability insurance market STATPro provides underwriting exclusively via Swett & Crawford wholesale brokers to retail brokers and agents in the U.S. for small to mid-sized errors and …

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Names Soares CEO for Latin America

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) announced the appointment of Ulisses Soares as Chief Executive Officer for the Latin America region, effective immediately. He “will lead all of CGSC’s business in Latin America and work with local country CEO’s in …

Houston-Based Broker, J.H. Blades, Acquires Energy Rival Burke-Daniels

J.H. Blades & Co. Inc., an energy-focused managing general agent based in Houston, announced it has purchased wholesale broker Burke-Daniels Co. Inc., which also specializes in the oil and gas energy sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With …

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Launch MGA for Lumber, Building Materials Market

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) Group North America has launched The Insurance Center for Building Materials (ICBM), a new managing general agency addressing the risks associated with lumber and secondary forest products companies, as well as building materials manufacturers …

How One Broker, CGSC, Is Navigating Stages of Entrepreneurial Business

Entrepreneurial organizations go through stages of growth, says the chief executive of one of the world’s largest wholesale insurance and reinsurance brokerages. Toby Esser, CEO of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), says his company went through many transitions in …

Arocha to Lead Cooper Gay’s Business Production in Venezuela

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has appointed Rafael Arocha as head of Cooper Gay’s business production in Venezuela with immediate effect. He is based at Cooper Gay’s regional headquarters in Miami and report …