Sedgwick Acquires Medas Medical Advisory Business In The Netherlands
AMSTERDAM, 4 January 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has announced the strategic acquisition of medical advisory firm Medas (Medisch Advies Schadeclaims), including the MAG (Medisch Advies Groep) in the Netherlands.
Medas is a medical consulting firm specialising in the entire medical process during the course of claims and advising on personal injury, disability insurance, life insurance, medical liability and occupational diseases claims. Acquiring Medas positions Sedgwick as the market leader in the field of medical advice and medical claims in the Netherlands.
As part of the transaction, Medas is joining Sedgwick’s Netherlands-based medical and labour affairs department, and the combined team will focus on developing and delivering world-class solutions for clients. Martin de Haan, general manager for Sedgwick in the Netherlands, will lead the unified team, reporting to Netherlands COO Johannes Marinus.
“This acquisition demonstrates Sedgwick’s vision and strategic commitment to investing in growth,”
said Jeroen Fröhlich, Sedgwick CEO for the Netherlands.
“With the integration of Sedgwick and Medas, we will be able to provide our customers with more solutions and a greater level of specialisation in medical consulting, supported by a large and experienced group of expert medical professionals.”
“This is a great moment for us to become part of the Sedgwick family in the Netherlands,”
said Elsbeth Mattern and Carlien Hutchison, managing directors and founders of Medas.
“As part of Sedgwick’s global network of colleagues, we can further help our customers and their employees from an international perspective. We look forward to working with the Sedgwick team to ensure a successful integration of both business lines in 2021 and beyond.”
Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. We provide a broad range of resources tailored to our clients’ specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits and other lines. At Sedgwick, caring counts®; through the dedication and expertise of more than 27,000 colleagues across 65 countries, the company takes care of people and organizations by mitigating and reducing risks and losses, promoting health and productivity, protecting brand reputations, and containing costs that can impact the bottom line. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is The Carlyle Group; Stone Point Capital LLC, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Onex and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see sedgwick.com.
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