Verisk Analytics Acquires Risk Intelligence Ireland

Following completion of the transaction, Risk Intelligence Ireland will become part of Verisk Insurance Solutions and will adopt the name Verisk Insurance Solutions – Ireland.

(Aviva Stadium on the site of Landsdowne Road in Dublin, home of Risk Intelligence Ireland. Credit: Papachinzo.)

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Jersey City, N.J.) has acquired Risk Intelligence Ireland (Dublin), a provider of fraud detection, compliance, risk control, and process automation services to the Irish insurance industry.

Scott Stephenson, Chairman, President, and CEO, Verisk Analytics.

Scott Stephenson, Chairman, President, and CEO, Verisk Analytics.

“Risk Intelligence Ireland has developed valuable tools to help insurers control costs and improve the pricing of risk in a country where insurers are challenged by underwriting losses and a surge in claims costs,” comments Scott Stephenson, chairman, president, and CEO, Verisk Analytics. “Their talent and experience will build on our core strengths and enhance the ability of our Verisk Insurance Solutions business to serve the international insurance market.”

Following completion of the transaction, Risk Intelligence Ireland will become part of Verisk Insurance Solutions and will adopt the name Verisk Insurance Solutions – Ireland. Ciaran McGaley, current CEO and managing director of Risk Intelligence Ireland will be appointed managing director of Verisk Insurance Solutions – Ireland.

Vast Data and Experience

“We’re very excited to join Verisk Insurance Solutions, a business that has been serving the insurance industry for more than 40 years,” comments McGaley. “Verisk’s vast data and experience, combined with our leading solutions in Ireland, will improve all of the services that we offer our customers.”

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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