General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander, has been appointed by New Leaf Distribution as its preferred provider of commercial insurance to its nationwide network of IFAs and brokers. This represents a strengthening of the relationship already in place following its appointment in 2013 as one of its GI panel partners.
Under the terms of the deal New Leaf Distribution members will have access to Berkeley Alexander’s leading panel of commercial insurers to help intermediaries maximise the service they deliver to their commercial clients, via its introduction service.
Speaking about the deal Dan Hobbs, Managing Director New Leaf Distribution, commented: “We’re delighted to be expanding our relationship with Berkeley Alexander. They have one of the largest panels available on the market and this, together with their expertise in commercial lines, makes them an obvious choice. Perhaps more importantly for our members, is BA’s excellent referral service. We work with advisers with a broad range of skills and levels of experience and place a great emphasis on professional training and development. For those advisers where it makes more sense to refer their commercial business, it still allows them to receive a competitive commission even if they’re not placing the business themselves directly. This makes Berkeley Alexander a first rate and trusted partner and I’m delighted to be expanding our relationship.”
Simon Medhurst, Sales Director, at Berkeley Alexander commented: “We’ve been working with New Leaf for a number of years now and so this latest deal is testament to the strength and success of our relationship to date. What really makes us stand out from the crowd, and the reason why we can add real value to members of networks like New Leaf, is our referral service as well as the close relationship we have with our insurers. Being able to combine efficient online distribution with the traditional approach of speaking directly to insurers, ensures we get the very best cover for even the most complex of risks at the most competitive premium. This gives intermediaries the edge in a competitive market. We look forward to working with New Leaf members to establish and grow their GI book.”
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Berkeley Alexander Ltd is a general insurance provider, offering IFAs and mortgage brokers a wide range of personal and commercial lines of insurance. Drawing on a large number of insurers, it’s known for its comprehensive range of competitively-priced products, and for its innovative approach to distributor partnerships.