Gallagher buys landlord insurance specialist


Gallagher says deal to buy RGA Group will strengthen its specialism in niche property owners insurance.

Gallagher has bought Brentford-based RGA Group for an undisclosed sum.

RGA Group comprises three businesses – Rentguard, Home & Travel and RGA Underwriting – and is a UK intermediary specialising in landlord insurance and the lettings industry.

The business was founded by group chief executive officer James Castell, who launched Rentguard in 2001 to target the private landlord sector.

According to Gallagher, the group has since built a multi-channel specialist capability, which currently

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