Krauter & Company Brings Insurance Brokerage Services to Los Angeles

NEW YORK, February 10, 2016 – Krauter & Company has added a new location to its ever-expanding business with the opening of a Los Angeles office. This 2nd California-based location’s primary focus will be private equity in the West Coast area. Rosy Ku, with over twenty years of industry experience, has departed from Gores Group to lead the Los Angeles office.

Ku was the Vice President of Risk Management for The Gores Group, a private equity firm in Beverly Hills, California, for over five years as the subject matter expert in risk management, safety and all insurance related matters (including transactional liability insurance) for the firm and its portfolio companies.  She was responsible for leading due diligence efforts with respect to potential investment opportunities, as well as, oversight of all the portfolio companies’ risk management program.  Prior to working for Gores, Ku held various positions in risk management.  Most recent as the Director of Risk Management for Castle & Cooke, a diversified group of companies and Dole Food Company, a fortune 500 company known as the largest producer of fruit and vegetables (both companies with a common owner).  In addition, she held positions in risk management for Nestle USA and Lowe Enterprises. Ku started her insurance career at Johnson & Higgins, which was acquired by Marsh.

Krauter & Company is a full-service global insurance and benefits broker that has re-engineered the brokerage model, enabling it to deliver the best individually tailored risk-management and human-resources solutions possible.  The firm’s roots and core focus is centered on private equity and other principal investment clients and their respective portfolio companies/holdings.  Incorporated in 2004, Krauter & Company has seen rapid growth throughout the United States with offices in New York, Boston, St. Louis, Dallas, Houston, Avenel, Chicago, Naples and San Francisco – in addition to Los Angeles. The firm’s founder, Neil C. Krauter, pioneered Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity insurance brokerage, creating the first dedicated groups at Marsh and Aon.  Krauter & Company’s capabilities span domestic and international property & casualty, executive liability, employee benefits and personal lines.

Rosy Ku’s contact information: (323) 424-7146 or rku@krautergroup.com

For additional information on Krauter & Company, please see the company website at http://www.krautergroup.com.