Synergy Cloud, the technology and data company owned by Claims Consortium Group, has acquired the majority stake in WeatherNet from Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. The deal completed on 30.04.2021 for an undisclosed sum. This acquisition expands Synergy’s current data and insights offering as the company continues to focus on providing industry-leading data and software solutions to the UK insurance market.
Since its inception in 1995, WeatherNet has grown to become UK insurers’ most trusted weather provider – using its unique reservoir of urban-based weather data to supply historic, current and forecast services – and to deliver unique industry-tailored insights.
Jeremy Hyams, Founder and CEO of Claims Consortium Group, said: ‘I am delighted to welcome WeatherNet to Synergy and the Group. As one of the most recognised and respected brands in the industry, it has been pioneering claims technology and data since 1995. The team’s extensive expertise will perfectly complement our existing offering and add a new dimension to our portfolio as we embark on new strategic initiatives.’
Steve Roberts, Founder and Owner of WeatherNet, said: ‘We are delighted to be joining Synergy and Claims Consortium Group and would like to thank Jeremy and his team for their interest, trust and for making everyone here feel so welcome. We look forward to this new and exciting chapter, continuing to build value for our clients and staying at the vanguard of the insurtech market.’
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