About

Forward thinkers creating opportunities for mutual success.

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Who we are

Hello. Welcome to Envest.

We are one of Australia’s largest independent insurance distribution groups, including:

  • Two national insurance broker networks, operating under Aviso and Resilium.
  • Three direct-to-consumer insurance brands.
  • Thirteen intermediated underwriting agencies.
  • Over 700 employees.

We are insurance people. We are business people.

We believe that insurance plays an important role in our community, so we focus our energy on investing in and supporting insurance businesses to grow and thrive.

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what we do

Smart, strategic, support services.

Envest provides financial, operational and strategic support services - from access to capital to platforms, systems, processes and templates and so on - so our business partners can leverage scale and achieve growth.

Envest’s support services mean that our business owners and business leaders can focus on their core, while we take care of everything else.

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Our journey of growth

The adventures of Envest

Envest's journey has been driven by our team's dedication, expertise in insurance, and having a good time along the way.

2016

The birth of Envest

Envest was founded by Greg Mullins with the backing of private equity, to own and support minority interests in various insurance businesses

2017

The rise of Aviso Group

Insurance brokers, with minority Envest ownership, unite as Aviso Group - a national broker. Three new business acquisitions added.

2018

The start of growth trajectory

Two new business acquisitions, eight investments in existing businesses and three assets divested.

2019

Creating a balanced portfolio

A diversified portfolio with a 20% to 50% shareholding of 25 financial services businesses. New investments include Western Insurance Brokers, Sutton Insurance Brokers, Aviso All Points and Insurtech Gateway.

2020

Strengthening our ownership

Envest partners with institutional investor Macquarie Capital, funding plans to be an integrated insurance distribution business and majority owner in its investments.

2021

Building Envest’s Underwriting Porfolio

Envest reaches majority ownership in five broker businesses, seven agencies and buys majority ownership in Ken Tame, All Parks, Wymark Insurance Brokers, Grange, Aster and St George Underwriting Agency (SGUA).

2022

Solidifying our growth

The Ardonagh Group announces that it will acquire Envest for $482m. Envest purchases North Queensland Insurance Brokers (NQIB) and Australian Risk Applications.

2023

Envest joins the Ardonagh family

Ardonagh completes acquisition of Envest and merges its Australian assets Resilium and Epsilon with The Envest Group.

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Our ownership

Proudly backed by The Ardonagh Group

Since 2023, Envest has been part of The Ardonagh Group, the UK’s largest independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally.

Similarly, to Envest, they are a collection of best-in-class entrepreneurial and specialist brands. With a network of more than 200 locations across 30 territories and combined workforce of more than 11,000 people, they place USD$15bn GWP annually.

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Envest is part of The Ardonagh Group