Integrity raises $1.2 billion
Independent distributor of life and health insurance products Integrity Marketing Group announced a new investment of $1.2 billion led by investment firm Silver Lake, for a minority stake in Integrity. Integrity’s founders, management and employees will continue to be the majority shareholders of the Company. Harvest Partners will remain the largest institutional investor, along with HGGC as a significant investor.
In connection with this investment, Silver Lake will gain a seat on Integrity’s Board of Directors and will collaborate with Integrity’s leadership and partners on strategic initiatives to accelerate the Company’s organic growth initiatives.
“Integrity has experienced significant growth by expanding the ways we help Americans access life, health and wealth solutions. We’ve invested heavily in technology and are constantly working to develop transformative solutions that improve the insurance and wealth management experience for Americans. We are thrilled that Silver Lake has chosen to join us on our journey to innovate insurance and leverage our unique omnichannel distribution network. Silver Lake’s proven experience and expertise in digital transformation will help position Integrity to support Americans in protecting their life, health and wealth more than ever before. This is a revolutionary partnership that will greatly enhance our mission to help Americans prepare for the good days ahead.” – Bryan W. Adams, Co-Founder and CEO of Integrity.
“At Silver Lake, we invest in and help build and grow great companies. In meeting with Bryan Adams and the Integrity team, we were immediately impressed by their deep commitment to innovation and their passion for improving the insurance and financial planning experience for everyone. Insurance and wealth services are crucial components of the healthcare and financial markets — industries ripe for transformative innovation. We look forward to helping Integrity grow their already robust technology footprint and leverage their extensive data assets and unique distribution system to better meet consumer needs.” – Egon Durban, Co-CEO of Silver Lake.
“Integrity is at the epicenter of the U.S. healthcare and insurance markets. The amount of data and distribution capabilities that Integrity has assembled in their omnichannel approach is unlike anything in the market today. Their enterprise-scale data assets, nationwide sales distribution network of consumer-focused insurance agents, tech-enabled contact centers, triple-digit growth rates and impressive M&A capabilities have created a unique insurtech platform that we’re excited to help grow.” – Adam Karol, Managing Director at Silver Lake.
“Technology is reshaping the insurance industry and Integrity has been at the forefront of it. The Silver Lake investment will help take Integrity’s insurtech offerings to a whole new level.” – Jay Wilkins, President of Harvest Partners.
“The expansive leadership at Silver Lake is truly best in class — their track record of helping technology-driven companies like Integrity maximize opportunities speaks for itself. This is a great day not only for Integrity and all of its partners, but also for the millions of Americans who stand to benefit from the improved processes and solutions we will provide together.” – Steve Carlson, Partner at Harvest Partners.
“At Integrity, we will never stop striving to help the people we serve protect what matters most to them — and we’re thrilled that Silver Lake shares our vision. This partnership will allow us to expand our solutions portfolio, streamline our processes and enhance our ability to deliver the life, health and wealth solutions Americans need. We’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we truly feel like we’re still just getting started. Silver Lake is in a class of its own in transforming companies with data, analytics and high aspirations. We’re confident Silver Lake will help Integrity’s forward-looking platform reach its full potential and we’re excited to add them to our investor group.” – Co-Founder of HGGC and Integrity’s Chairman of the Board, Steve Young.