Location: Kansas City, MO
Investment Year: 2007
Relation, formerly known as Ascension, is a middle market insurance broker which has grown through the acquisitions of small and middle market commercial property-casualty and employee benefits insurance brokers in North America.
Century Investment Thesis
Opportunity to utilize a hub-and-spoke roll-up strategy in the highly fragmented middle-market commercial insurance distribution market to build a broker platform of scale. Acquire brokers with industry-focused practices where broker knowledge of sector creates barriers to entry.
Century Value Add
- Source acquisition candidates
- Due diligence acquisition targets
- Capital structure optimization