Ryan Direct Group Completes Midas Underwriting Acquisition

April 1, 2016, LONDON, UK – Ryan Direct Group (RDG), the leading insurance services business and a subsidiary of Chicago-based Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), are pleased to announce that the acquisition of Midas Underwriting was completed on 31 March 2016, following regulatory approval. This transaction was previously announced on 6 January 2016.

With Midas having joined RDG, the company now has scale and presence in personal and commercial lines in both Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. Midas adds significant premium and distribution firepower to RDG’s fast growing home and commercial books, and it will extend the group’s reach into standard and non-standard private car.


About Ryan Direct Group

Ryan Direct Group (RDG) is a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC. RDG is a long-established, successful Insurance Solutions Provider that is highly regarded by the insurers, brokers, finance companies and affinity partners with which it works. RDG is involved in all aspects of insurance activities and in every insurance sector from property and casualty to life and motor. RDG has 475 staff across sites in Doncaster, London, Manchester, Preston and Elland.

About Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, is a global holding company that includes a wholesale brokerage, highly-specialised underwriting management companies and specialty services designed specifically for agents, brokers and insurers. Visit:

For more information please contact: Ben Welsh, Certus Ltd: 07568 382 040


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