The partnership will see Gallagher offering insurance products including property, contents, jewellery and watches, wine, fine art cover to Knight Frank Finance’s clients in the UK.
Headquartered in London, Knight Frank is one of the world’s largest independent real estate consultancies comprising more than 20,000 people operating from 487 offices across 53 territories. The Group advises clients ranging from individual owners and buyers to major developers, investors and corporate tenants.
The partnership is being managed by Gallagher’s Private Clients practice which specialises in providing tailored insurance cover and risk management for high net worth individuals and their families. Gallagher operates a wide range of affinity partnerships providing insurance services to a variety of clients including SMEs, individuals, landlords and commercial banking clients. In the high net worth space specifically, Gallagher works with a number of the UK’s best known wealth advisors, offering their clients insurance products and services.
The current inflationary environment means it has become increasingly important for home owners and high net worth individuals to find the right insurance cover, or risk being under-insured. Gallagher’s specialist team will support Knight Frank’s clients by ensuring their valuations are up to date and finding the right insurance products to suit their individual needs. Gallagher’s offering will be delivered locally across all 79 of Knight Frank’s UK offices.
Andrew Cunis, Managing Director of Gallagher’s Private Clients practice, said: “I am extremely proud that we have secured this new partnership with Knight Frank. The key to being appointed as their dedicated insurance broker was our ability to offer a differentiated value proposition that will see us catering to a broad range of clients from first-time buyers to ultra-high-net worth individuals. We have an exciting opportunity over the coming years to demonstrate our capabilities.”
Ben Sheriff, Partner and Head of London Operations at Knight Frank Finance, said: “We are delighted to have entered into this exciting new partnership with Gallagher, offering Knight Frank clients a truly comprehensive range of specialist insurance solutions. It’s clear that Gallagher place integrity and customer experience excellence at the forefront of everything they do, which gives us great confidence that this partnership is destined to flourish”.