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An alliance focused on the future: B&B joins HBC

Hamburg, October 2022 – The HBC Group expands its portfolio through the merger with Barg & Büttner GmbH & Co. KG.

Through this strategic and operational partnership, both companies have the opportunity to combine their expertise and offer comprehensive and tailored insurance solutions in the market.

Barg & Büttner, a traditional company founded in 1905 by Hamburg merchant Heinrich Barg, has evolved into a respected, service-oriented insurance broker. Under the leadership of Jan Leuchtenberger, who has been guiding the company in the same spirit since September 2013, Barg & Büttner focuses on serving commercial and industrial clients and has continuously expanded its portfolio in recent years.

Hauke Martinsen, Managing Director of the HBC Group, is excited about the merger: “The partnership with Barg & Büttner opens up exciting possibilities for us. We are confident that the combined strengths of both companies will enable us to expand our product variety and offer innovative, individual insurance solutions that optimally reflect current customer needs in a challenging market environment.”

Jan Leuchtenberger, CEO of Barg & Büttner, emphasizes: “We look optimistically towards our shared future and are excited about collaborating with HBC. The partnership on an equal footing, the human and entrepreneurial understanding of the HBC executives, and the shared values and goals reflect our own business principles. They will form a solid foundation for our future collaboration.”