Touring Caravan Insurance policies from Club Care, Crusader and Shield Total Insurance are awarded 5 Star Ratings from Defaqto for the seventh year in a row.
Vantage brands Club Care Insurance (clubcareinsurance.com) and Shield Total Insurance (shieldtotalinsurance.co.uk) launch a Warranty product to cover for the mechanical breakdown of some of a touring caravan, motorhome or holiday home’s most expensive components.
Vantage retains ServiceMark Accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service.
Vantage partners with Travel Law Quarterly to launch their new website – travellawquarterly.co.uk
Vantage is bought by US-based insurance broker NSM Insurance Group -nsminc.com
Vantage brands Club Care Insurance (clubcareinsurance.com) and Shield Total Insurance (shieldtotalinsurance.co.uk) launch Mobility Insurance for owners of wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
Club Care Insurance – clubcareinsurance.com – becomes the first specialist caravan insurance company to launch a dedicated Claims App available on Android and Apple platforms.
Vantage launches a new division for aesthetic medicine professionals and associated industries. Enhance Insurance – enhanceinsurance.co.uk
Touring Caravan Insurance policies from all three Vantage retail brands: Club Care Insurance – clubcareinsurance.com – Shield Total Insurance – shieldtotalinsurance.co.uk – and Crusader Insurance – crusaderinsurance.co.uk – are awarded 5 Star Ratings from independent financial research company Defaqto for the second year running and go on to win a third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh year.
Vantage launches new professional risks division – Vantage Professional Risks. This is followed up in October 2012 with the opening of a regional office in Worthing, Sussex for the VPR team.
Caravan Insurance policies from all three Vantage retail brands: Club Care Insurance – clubcareinsurance.com – Shield Total Insurance – shieldtotalinsurance.co.uk – and Crusader Insurance – crusaderinsurance.co.uk – are awarded 5 Star Ratings from independent financial research company Defaqto.
Vantage launches new Classic Insurance Services division – classicinsuranceservices.co.uk. This is to deal with insurance for the classic motor trade, classic car collections and high value homes and fine art. The division is originally based in Frimley but later moves to Farnborough in 2015.
Vantage moves its headquarters in the City of London to a larger office to provide better accommodation for it’s London staff and to cater for future expansion.
Vantage relocates its customer service operation to a new office in Brentwood, Essex.
Vantage purchases well-established caravan insurance broker Crusader Insurance – crusaderinsurance.co.uk – from Lowdhams Leisureworld.
The Vantage management team successfully acquires Kerry London’s 51% share in the company, meaning that they now own 100%.
Vantage purchases the business of Shield Total Insurance – shieldtotalinsurance.co.uk – from IGI Insurance.
Vantage’s specialist Motorhome Insurance division goes live in Brentwood, Essex. This followed the decision to bring in-house the provision of Motorhome Insurance that had previously been outsourced. To date this division has surpassed both our own and our affinity partners expectations.
Vantage launches its own brand – 4site Insurance – at the NEC in Birmingham. This is in order to provide B2B insurance solutions to the outdoor leisure industry.
Vantage acquires the business of Cork Bays & Fisher from Aon. CBF specialises in travel bonds, tour operators and travel agents liability and other associated insurance products. This firmly establishes Vantage as a leading provider of insurance to the travel and leisure sector.
The company is renamed Vantage Insurance Services Limited.
The company is purchased by its management staff in partnership with Kerry London.
A joint venture with Niche Insurance Services is secured for Imaging Insurance – imaginginsurance.co.uk – a specialist insurance provider for image makers and journalists.
An affinity partnership with The Camping and Caravanning Club sees the introduction of Club Care Insurance – clubcareinsurance.com. This exclusively offers a range of comprehensive insurance schemes for Club members.
The company starts as a service company for a Lloyd’s of London Syndicate.