Funk Group and Lockton to Expand Collaboration on Insurance Service Worldwide With a Special Focus on Europe

Dec 02, 2010, 09:03 ET from Lockton

KANSAS CITY Mo. and HAMBURG, Germany, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Two leading privately held and independent insurance brokers, Lockton and Funk Group, today announced that they will expand their risk management service alliance. Through the alliance, Funk will provide risk management support for Lockton clients in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and some Eastern European countries. Lockton will provide risk management advisory services for Funk clients in various countries around the world.


The agreement extends a 15-year relationship on client service, providing mutual clients with risk management consulting, insurance brokerage, and loss prevention services.

"The Funk Group has provided selected Lockton clients with outstanding service, and we look forward to expanding our relationship," said John Lumelleau, President and CEO of Lockton, Inc. "They have always been a valuable member of our global service structure and share our commitment to risk management innovation and customized service."

"The expanding alliance with Lockton allows both of our organizations to support the risk management needs of mutual clients," said Yorck Hillegaart, Executive Board Member of Funk Group. "We have always had a good match of corporate culture, client portfolio, and client service approach."

Notes to Editors:

The Funk Group is the largest independent insurance broker and risk consultant in Germany and one of the top ranked in Continental Europe. Founded in 1879 in Berlin, the company today has 900 employees in 33 offices in Europe. You can learn more at

More than 3,800 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, surety and risk management services, offering an uncommon level of client service. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, Lockton has grown to become the 9th largest insurance broker in the world. You can learn more at

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