MSH International strengthens its position in the Americas with the Acquisition of Imagine and Intrepid 24/7
MSH international, a subsidiary of SIACI SAINT HONORE, has announced the acquisition of the insurance company Imagine Financial Ltd. and the travel assistance company Intrepid 24/7, both from the Canadian group Ingle
International Inc. The new entity now employs 200 staff and includes an operations center in Calgary.
MSH international, a subsidiary of SIACI SAINT HONORE, has announced the acquisition of the insurance company Imagine Financial Ltd. and the travel assistance company Intrepid 24/7, both from the Canadian group Ingle International Inc. The new entity now employs 200 staff and includes an operations center in Calgary.
Following on from its recent entry into the German market with the BDAE Group and the acquisition of Alpha Lloyds in Dubai, MSH International is stepping up its growth with the takeover of two companies at Ingle International Inc. which have been specializing in insurance coverage for international travelers since 1946. With these acquisitions MSH International, one of the world leaders in expatriate insurance products and services, strengthens its position in travel insurance for students and retirees living abroad, expatriates, travelers (business or leisure) and people traveling to high-risk destinations.
They will also allow MSH International to consolidate its local and international networks and offer clients of the new entity a wide range of products together with easier access to medical care.
Frédéric Van Roekeghem, Group Deputy Managing Director of SIACI SAINT HONORE and Executive Director of MSH International, said: “Our partnership with Ingle will allow us to strengthen MSH International’s position in the Americas and provide our customers with an even broader range of innovative products and services.”
Robin Ingle, CEO of Imagine Financial Ltd. and Intrepid 24/7, will take on the role of CEO of MSH Americas, become a shareholder and sit on the Board of Directors of the new entity. He will also advise on global strategy for MSH International on international student and shortterm travel insurance, “Business, pleasure, education, you name it. We take the risk out of travel by responding to the ever-changing needs of travelers with the best international insurance solutions possible, in any language, worldwide.”
Ingle International Inc.
Ingle International Inc. has been providing plug and play solutions for the insurance, health care, special-risk, and video production sectors since 1946. The Ingle group of companies includes Imagine Financial Ltd., Intrepid 24/7, Novus Health, Travel Navigator™, and sisu production. They have invested in developing innovative products and customer assistance solutions that are scalable, adaptable, and marketable. Innovation is supported by an inhouse technology group, high-service member contact centers and results-driven client strategists.
Imagine Financial Ltd. and Intrepid 24/7
Imagine Financial and Intrepid 24/7 deliver best-in-class insurance products and travel medical assistance services.
The companies specialize in delivering travel insurance, international student insurance and specialrisk solutions to anyone going anywhere in the world. Travelers include international students, expats, athletes, those at risk of kidnap and ransom, travelers entering war zones or other high-risk destinations, and all types of adventurers. Both entities provide their clients with 24/7 multilingual support, duty of care, and topical content to keep them informed about their travels. Products are available under the brand names Imagine Insurance, Ingle International, and now MSH International.
MSH International, a subsidiary of SIACI SAINT HONORE, is a world leader in the design and management of international healthcare and death & disability insurance solutions for globally-mobile individuals. Its services are intended for employees of multinationals, SMEs and micro-businesses, workers in international organizations, individual expatriates and local high-net-worth individuals in need of international insurance coverage. Thanks to its decentralized structure, 4 regional head offices in Calgary, Paris, Dubai and Shanghai and 14 service offices across the globe, MSH INTERNATIONAL provides 24/7, round-the-clock assistance to its 2,000 corporate clients and over 300,000 insured members across almost 200 countries.
SIACI SAINT HONORE Group
SIACI SAINT HONORE, one of the leading providers of brokerage and consulting services in the insurance market designs and develops customized solutions for its large, mid-cap and SME corporate clients. The group assists them over the entire value chain to manage their risks in Property and Casualty, Marine and Cargo, Employee Benefits, Retirement, Employee Savings, Total Rewards and International Mobility. The firm has currently more than 2,200 employees worldwide, insures around 2.2 million individuals in France and abroad and reported turnover of 306 M€ in 2016.