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Mitchell Insurance Management joins Gallagher Australia

Published 01 June 2022

As of 1 June 2022 the Canberra-based insurance brokerage Mitchell Insurance Management (MIM) has become part of our Gallagher Australia business. The acquisition will enable MIM to offer its clients access to an expanded range of services and specialisms as well the benefits of our industry expertise, claims advocacy, placement capabilities and access to global markets.

Founded in 2016 husband and wife directors Nathan Mitchell and Cathryn Mitchell, MIM has achieved exceptionally strong growth. Together the couple has created a vibrant, relationship-focused brokerage that helps local businesses better understand their insurance needs. This is a position that aligns with the Gallagher family business ethos and operational model of contributing in a positive way to the communities in which we operate.
 

Driving growth through shared values 

In joining the 22-strong Gallagher team in Canberra they bring with them a diverse range of clients across many industries, further strengthening Gallagher ACT’s capabilities in business insurance, liability, industrial special risks and workers’ compensation.

“I’m delighted to welcome our new merger partner MIM,” says Gallagher Chief Executive, Australia, Sarah Lyons. “Brokerages which are committed to building trust with clients and investing in people make ideal merger partners for Gallagher.

“Our merger activity is a great endorsement of what we have to offer, from our culture, ethics and our people to the way we work, our business capabilities and our focus on clients. 

This is the second merger closed by Gallagher Australia recently, as Woodridge Insurance Services in Victoria also joined Gallagher on 2 May 2022. Tony Carmusciano and his three former Woodridge colleagues are now part of Gallagher’s corporate business in Melbourne. 
 

About Gallagher

Founded by Arthur Gallagher in Chicago in 1927, Gallagher has grown to become one of the largest insurance brokerage, risk management and human capital consultancy companies in the world. With significant reach internationally, the group employs over 32,000 people and its global network provides services in more than 150 countries.
Gallagher has a long and successful history of managing complex risk programs for businesses of all sizes and types. We are the chosen partner to more than 100,000 Australian businesses, from small companies through to multinational corporations. Our network of 30+ branches across regional and metropolitan business hubs affords us a local perspective backed by international connections to help achieve optimum outcomes for our clients.

Gallagher provides insurance, risk management and benefits consulting services for clients in response to both known and unknown risk exposures. When providing analysis and recommendations regarding potential insurance coverage, potential claims and/or operational strategy in response to national emergencies (including health crises), we do so from an insurance and/or risk management perspective.
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