Krauter hires Aon’s Dixon for West Coast PE services

Krauter & Co. hired Phil Dixon to lead its West Coast mergers and acquisitions practice with a focus on private equity services on the West Coast. Dixon has worked for the past 12 years at Aon, where he was a managing director in the M&A Solutions business. Before, he co-founded Equity Risk Partners (now Hub International) in 2001.

Press Release

Krauter & Company has expanded its insurance due diligence capabilities and capacity with the hiring of Phil Dixon to lead the West Coast M&A Practice in its San Francisco office.  His primary focus will be the growth of Krauter’s private equity service offerings on the West Coast.

Phil has nearly 30 years of insurance experience, with the last 18 being focused exclusively on the private equity industry.  He has worked on over 800 insurance diligence assignments in his career, including transactions of all sizes and industries across the country and around the world.

For the last 12 years, Phil was Managing Director in Aon’s M&A Solutions with responsibility for providing and coordinating insurance diligence services in the west for private equity clients and their portfolio companies.  Prior to that, he was a co-founder of Equity Risk Partners (now Hub International) in 2001.  Phil began his career as an insurance underwriter with Liberty Mutual before becoming an insurance broker with Sedgwick (Marsh) serving risk management clients.

Krauter & Company is a full-service global insurance and benefits broker that has reengineered the brokerage model, enabling it to deliver the best individually tailored risk-management and human-resources solutions possible.  The firm’s roots and core focus is centered on private equity and other principal investment clients and their respective portfolio companies/holdings.  Incorporated in 2004, Krauter & Company has seen rapid growth throughout the United States with offices in New York, Boston, St. Louis, Dallas, Houston, Avenel, Chicago, Naples, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The firm’s founder, Neil C. Krauter, pioneered Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity insurance brokerage, creating the first dedicated groups at Marsh and Aon.  Krauter & Company’s capabilities span domestic and international property & casualty, executive liability, employee benefits and personal lines.

The Krauter Group operates in a fully transparent fashion, engaging clients and enabling them to use Krauter & Company as a risk-management extension of their finance and human-resource departments.  Krauter & Company’s professionals have been outsourced to handle certain risk-management responsibilities for clients, freeing them up to deal with other business activities, with the confidence that their risk is being properly managed.  The firm’s seasoned professionals are well-recognized and highly regarded in the marketplace, having worked with some of the largest accounts in the world.  Krauter & Company brings to bear the collective intellectual capital and market leverage of our team of experts, giving clients the market clout and resources of a large broker, but with the attention to detail that only a boutique firm can provide.

Contact Information:

Phil Dixon

Managing Director

(415) 944-8026

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