PRESS RELEASE OF 14 JUNE 2021
MCLARENS FORMS STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH FIRE GEST
Global complex claims adjuster partners with Fire Gest to offer specialist services to Italian and international markets
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – JUNE 2021: McLarens, a leading global insurance services provider, has entered into a strategic alliance with Fire Gest S.r.l, an Italian loss adjusting firm with offices in Rome, Florence and Montepulciano (Siena). Operating as McLarens’ exclusive affiliate in Italy, the partnership with Fire Gest will further strengthen McLarens’ European footprint, offering domestic and international client’s access to a comprehensive Italian network and providing a platform for growth across Southern Europe and the EU.
Fire Gest’s team of specialist adjusters have served clients throughout the country and internationally for over 50 years. In line with McLarens’ focus on complex, commercial and major loss, the firm specialises in the full spectrum of commercial insurance claims including property (fire, theft, CAR/EAR, machinery breakdown, etc.), liability (professional, general) and business interruption. Fire Gest’s highly experienced adjusters deliver technical loss adjusting and surveying services across a range of sectors including natural resources, energy, transport, construction, retail, manufacturing, technology media & telecoms (TMT) and local authorities. The team bring considerable expertise in complex and major loss, including CAT and willful acts.
Pierluigi Puccetti, Partner and Head of Corporate Claims & International Programs, Fire Gest: “By partnering with a global player such as McLarens, Fire Gest can expand its position as a recognised leader in the management and settlement of complex and specialist claims. Our goal is to provide companies operating in the Italian market with even more comprehensive services, including the management of multinational insurance programs, thanks to McLarens’ worldwide network and trusted technical expertise. As partners of Fire Gest, I, Marco and Cesare Guazzini, are proud to be in partnership with such an important global provider and the team here is highly motivated to make this partnership fruitful and constructive for both parties.”
Chris Panes, Chief OperatingOfficer, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, McLarens: “This alliance builds upon our existing offices and affiliate relationships in Europe to strengthen our proposition for both domestic Italian and international clients. Fire Gest is a recognised leader in the Italian market, whose values and technical expertise closely align with those of McLarens. We’re delighted to be working with Pierluigi and the team.”