GBG Acquires Clifford Allen Associates, Ltd.



Sep 28, 2020

Sept. 28, 2020 - GBG, a specialty insurance company offering international medical, life, and disability insurance, has acquired Clifford Allen Associates, Ltd., an independent insurance organization dedicated to providing coverage to the international students of private secondary schools in the U.S.

GBG is investing in developing its distribution while building out its global servicing capabilities. It is one of the leading providers of insurance services for international students, teachers, expatriates, and high net worth individuals.

John O’Connor, Chief Marketing Officer, stated, “CAA’s well-established position in the elite, private secondary school arena complements GBG’s focus on the global education market. This is an exciting opportunity for GBG to enhance its offerings in the student space, which is an essential part of our North America portfolio and a key area of growth for GBG.”

Clifford B. Allen, President, CAA, added, “CAA and GBG are a perfect match. We share a focus on customer service excellence and adapting to the needs of our clients. Our combination provides the necessary resources to unlock the business's potential during the next phase of growth for CAA.”

CAA will operate as an independent organization in 2020 and will continue to operate under the brand name of Clifford Allen Associates. Clifford B. Allen (Ford) will continue to serve as President, reporting to John O'Connor. To learn more about GBG and its product offerings, visit

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