Allianz and Towergate strike affinity deal

The partnership, which is expected to generate £1.8m in gross written premiums in the first year, will see the insurer underwrite risks within their small business product range.

The arrangement will take effect from February 1, 2009 and follows the success of the Allianz small business team in acquiring major deals throughout the last year.

Jason Howes, small business development manager, Allianz Commercial, said: "We are delighted that Towergate have selected us as the company able to provide th