February 6, 2019 09:30
The insurer Generali Global Assistance has acquired Trip Mate, the company that combines the activities of travel insurance, the insurance brokerage firm Arthur J. Gallagher. Gallagher had first acquired the company in 2014.
Generali states that Trip Mate will keep its brand while continuing its activities under the umbrella of the american companies of Generali Global Assistance.
Trip Mate offers travel insurance products in addition to an online platform of claim, concierge services, services for businesses and legal assistance, including.
“Customers and partners of Trip Mate will benefit from the scope, scale and global resources of a partner in travel insurance, while maintaining its account management, client-centred and partnership approach. GGA will also benefit from the effectiveness of the new services, technologies, and processes, by providing be able to introduce all the new products throughout the year, ” says the company.
Generali points out that the acquisition allows it to expand its services to travel insurance and to consolidate its positioning as the insurer for travel to the United States.