Founder repurchases Wannet Sports Insurance from AON

October 9, 2023

ARNHEM, - October 9, 2023 - Wannet Sports Insurance is delighted to announce that it has acquired the insurance portfolio for the sports and entertainment sector from Aon Netherlands. Additionally, Wannet has repurchased the Wannet Sports Insurance GmbH office in Germany from Aon.

For over 25 years, Wannet Sports Insurance has been renowned for its role as a specialized insurance broker in the sports and entertainment industry. The firm provides tailor-made solutions for disability insurance, including transfer value and contract value insurances, among other specialized policies.

Among Wannet's clients are all Eredivisie clubs as well as individual top players like Luuk de Jong and other international players. Photo © PSV.

The founder and former owner of Wannet Sports Insurance, Joseph Wannet, in collaboration with his son David Wannet and their business partner Bjorn Rijgersberg, repurchased the company from Aon. "We are thrilled with this acquisition," says Joseph Wannet. "With our team of experienced staff, we will continue to serve our clients at a Champions League level. We aim to expand our position as a market leader in these specialized insurances for professional sports clubs, sports organizations, footballers, cyclists, other professional athletes, and artists in the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium, and later in other European countries. We are also pleased to mention that Aon and our firm will continue to collaborate."

“Wannet Sports Insurance B.V. is a true specialist in the sports and entertainment insurance market, with a wealth of experience within the team,” states Leonique van Houwelingen, CEO of Aon Netherlands.

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