Thursday, August 11 2022

The summit-based specialty programs group announced on Monday that it has acquired ESP Insurance Brokerage LLC, a national insurance broker and program administrator for the sports, events and promotions marketing and entertainment industries.

Based in Worcester, MA, ESP offers nationwide coverage and exclusive programs with an in-house underwriting and liaison authority and “A+” rated carriers. Niche solutions include sports insurance for teams/leagues, camps and tournaments, insurance for entertainment, leisure and sports facilities, event liability and cancellation, prize indemnity, weather insurance, liquor liability and special event liability.

ESP was established over five years ago and has steadily grown in the sports and entertainment market. In 2021, more than 850,000 young participants were covered by ESP, and the company had more than $1.5 billion in insured limits covering special events of all types.

“ESP is well on its way to becoming a leading provider of coverage for the sports and entertainment industry,” said SPG CEO and President Christopher Treanor. “They complement our portfolio of specialist businesses well and fit our model of acquiring businesses with niche expertise and a focus on customer service, including offering online services that make it faster and easier to obtain of insurance coverage.”

“Put simply, we are here to create a winner for SPG. The ESP team is more than excited to join SPG and continue to evolve our product offerings, service team and technology capabilities for customers. We weren’t looking to be acquired, but, speaking with Christopher Treanor and the SPG team, they had a vision and plan for the operation that made it impossible for us not to be part of the family in the future.” , Chris Price, president of ESP Insurance Brokerage and SHEL Risk Purchasing Group, said.

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