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BRP To Become The Baldwin Group

Carl Niedbala - Founder Shield
Carl Niedbala

COO & Co-Founder

In August 2021, we joined forces with Baldwin Risk Partners (NASDAQ: BRP) in a strategic partnership to fuel our growth and elevate the client experience. In the past two years, we’ve accomplished just that — doubling our headcount, launching an embedded partnership team, overhauling our application UX, and releasing industry-first features [more to come].

We’re excited to announce another massive milestone with Baldwin Risk Partners becoming The Baldwin Group.



The Baldwin Group bridges the gap for clients. We combine the national reach, resources, and financial strength of Baldwin Risk Partners (NASDAQ: BRP) with our entrepreneurial spirit and family-oriented culture. This seamless blend ensures you receive innovative solutions delivered with a personal touch. Across a vast national network, our team boasts deep industry expertise and strong relationships with a wide range of insurance partners. This winning combination protects the possible for our clients, ensuring the best possible solutions.

What is Changing?

You’ll have the same advisor and support team, but there are a few housekeeping items you should be aware of:

  • You may receive some emails from an @baldwin.com address going forward
  • You’ll have opportunities to work with a deeper bench of specialists from the Baldwin Group as we leverage our teams for the best servicing experience
  • You’ll notice design changes on our website and client portal

What does this mean for Founder Shield clients?

The Baldwin Group unlocks significant advantages for your business. Our vast network and buying power deliver economies of scale, translating to potentially lower premiums for you. We’re constantly investing in cutting-edge technology and exceptional customer experiences, ensuring a smooth and efficient process.

Furthermore, The Baldwin Group expands our benchmarking database tenfold, allowing us to negotiate with insurance carriers on your behalf from a position of unparalleled strength. This translates to comprehensive coverage at the most competitive rates possible.

A clear path to IPO

The Baldwin Group streamlines your journey to going public. Through our exclusive partnerships with both the NASDAQ and the OTC market, we offer specialized D&O (Directors & Officers) insurance solutions tailored to your company’s stage. Our in-house M&A/Transactional Risk team provides expert guidance, while our Beazley-backed program offers robust coverage for OTC companies.

For those aiming for a NASDAQ listing, we collaborate directly with them to design D&O programs that integrate seamlessly with your overall corporate governance strategy. This comprehensive approach empowers you to confidently navigate the IPO process, ensuring you have the right insurance protection every step of the way.

Access to additional expertise

We now have access to an ever-growing team of experts to support your evolving needs. Our team of Health and Ancillary Benefits specialists helps you design robust employee wellness programs that attract and retain top talent. We also offer personalized guidance for you and your team’s individual insurance needs.

Our high-net-worth clients can benefit from white-glove services through our Private Client advisors. Additionally, our soon-to-be-launched Risk Mapping service will provide a comprehensive analysis of your potential exposures, enabling proactive risk management strategies. This multifaceted approach ensures you have the right resources to make informed decisions and achieve your business goals.

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