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"HUB" Enhances Equity Risk Partners' Specialty offerings to Private Equity

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In February 2016, Equity Risk Partners merged with HUB International - the 9th largest insurance broker in the world.  Equity Risk is leveraging the resources of HUB to even further satisfy the needs of Private Equity firms and their portfolio companies, anywhere in the world.  

HUB Overview

  • 300+ locations in North America
  • $12+ Billion in total premium
  • 9,000+ Employees
  • Direct Access to international risk management consulting and insurance brokerage services via Worldwide Broker Network

Equity Risk Partners Overview 

  • 100+ Private Equity Clients
  • Locations in major Private Equity centers:
    o   San Francisco
    o   New York
    o   Chicago
  • 100% Focused on Private Equity, Family Offices, Strategic Acquirers and Alternative Asset Managers

HUB and Equity Risk as ONE Team Overview

  • Equity Risk Partners is now a wholly owned subsidiary of HUB International 
  • Equity Risk maintains full account oversight for each Private Equity Firm's portfolio company while also gaining access to over 300+ service teams that give each Portfolio Company a "local team" when necessary
  • Clients of Equity Risk Partners gain access to a wide variety of new HUB service offerings, including a variety of new practice groups

New Practice Groups Available to ERP / HUB Clients

  • Real Estate and Construction
    o   Specializes in the following lines of coverage, specifically tailored to the industry:
      • Owners Interest Liability Policies
      • Practice and Project Specific Policies for General Contractors
      • Owner Controlled Insurance Programs
      • Contractor Controlled Insurance Programs
      • Builder's Risk Coverage
      • Site Specific Pollution Insurance

          o   Has specialists that can assist buyers / sellers with complex policy terms, contract review
               and any specific deal related issues

  • Entertainment
    o   Headquartered in Los Angeles with specialists in Miami, Nashville, Dallas, Atlanta, New York,
         and Toronto
    o   Offers insurance expertise in film & TV production, advertising wrap up programs, music & touring
         live events, theatre & performing arts, venues, video gaming, and business management
  • Hospitality
    o   Specializing in hotels, resorts, restaurants, entertainment venues, and casinos
    o   Team of risk management professionals including attorneys, property engineers, and safety professionals
    o   Offers all-inclusive insurance solution including regulatory assistance, safety program review,
         cyber risk management, and employee benefits compliance
  • Transportation
    o   One of the largest transportation insurance specialty brokerages
    o   Access to specialty transportation insurance carriers
    o   DOT compliance and fleet safety program implementation and review services
  • Clean Energy and Technology
    o   Proprietary insurance program for solar contractors
    o   Specialty practices for the Bio Energy, Wind Energy, and Mining industries

Additional Services Offered by ERP / HUB

  • Loss Control
    o   Business Continuity Management
    o   Crisis Management
    o   Enterprise Risk Management
    o   Travel Risk Management
    o   Claim Management Best Practice
  • Human Capital Management
    o   Payroll
    o   HR
    o   Recruiting
    o   Onboarding
    o   Performance Management 
  • Personal Lines
    o   Largest U.S Broker for High Net Worth individuals
    o   Family Office Risk Management

Brian OBrian O'Regan - Business Development Associate

Brian O'Regan joined Equity Risk Partners in February of 2013 as an Analyst in the Partners Services Group. Since that time, he has worked in a variety of roles and now focuses exclusively on the firm's Business Development Group.

Mr. O'Regan  holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Finance Concentration from Saint Mary's College of California.

Contact Information: boregan@equitrisk.com

Phone: (415) 874-7151


Keaton CrossKeaton Cross - Assistant Account Manager

Keaton Cross joined Equity Risk Partners as an Analyst in 2009, left in 2010 to pursue a passion project in the aftermarket automotive industry, and returned to Equity Risk in 2016.  He serves as an Assistant Account Manager working in the Partners Service Group.

Mr. Cross holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Neuroscience from Colgate University.

Contact Information: kcross@equityrisk.com

Phone: (415) 874-7152