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M&A partnerships

Entrepreneurial hunger in action

We seize compelling opportunities to partner with high-performing companies in unique, niche industries and have led more than 15 successful acquisitions — bringing unparalleled expertise, resources and leverage to grow these brands and companies.

Partnership benefits

Deep relationships and expertise

We’ve been in niche markets for 30 years. We understand how to drive mutual, long-term success.

Industry veterans

Executive leadership is actively involved in day-to-day operations and engaged with our partners and clients.

Entrepreneurial spirit

We believe in a nimble organization that’s well-positioned for growth and success, empowering leaders and offering support and resources where needed.

Brand building chops

Our philosophy is to maintain the brand you’ve worked to build and leverage our resources — IT, operations, marketing, HR and finance — for next-level success.

Financial strength

Our strong balance sheet, healthy cash flow and access to dedicated capital are ready to go to work for your business.

Closing speed

We close deals quickly without sacrificing due diligence. We bring a sense of urgency and a keen eye for detail in everything we do.

Long-term vision

Through 30 years of the market’s ebb and flow, NSM has consistently outperformed our peers on a number of key economic and financial metrics.

Focus on data and innovation

We embrace strategic investments in IT and operations to drive smarter business decisions and the overall success of our programs.

Select NSM acquisitions

NSM continues to grow organically and through strategic M&A opportunities. Over the past 30 years, we have led more than 15 successful acquisitions — bringing unparalleled expertise to the table to significantly grow these brands and companies.

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We are expert builders.

We are architects of success.

Acquired by NSM back in 2014, PUA specializes in professional liability for architects and engineers, design-build professionals and contractors. As a result of NSM’s resources, leverage and A+ rated carrier relationships, PUA has tripled its premium since the acquisition.

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“NSM has been a tremendous partner and has given us the critical resources to grow, including talent acquisition, IT/operations and data analytics support. Additionally, NSM has helped us develop excellent relationships with not only our agents but with our carrier partners. Our main objective was always to underwrite profitable business, and NSM has helped us refine our book and focus on the top A&E specialty retailers across the nation while also building great culture where hard work is rewarded.”

Sandip Chandarana, J.D., RPLU, CPCU
Director of Professional Underwriters Agency at NSM Insurance Group