Patriot Growth Insurance Services, LLC, a growing national insurance agency, has partnered with The Safegard Group. The deal will strengthen Patriot’s existing property & casualty and employee benefits brokerage capabilities while expanding the platform’s geographic footprint into the greater Philadelphia area.

Safegard is a risk-management focused independent agency offering a variety of insurance products and services. The firm serves clients across industries including construction, manufacturing, distribution, non-profits, health services, technology and financial institutions. Additionally, the firm offers capabilities in alternative risk management like captives, risk retention groups and other innovative approaches.

“Joining forces with Patriot is the perfect next step in the evolution of The Safegard Group,” said Safegard chairman, Bob Donato. “Our firm has prospered due to an entrepreneurial culture that is intensely client-focused and service-driven. The partnership with Patriot values that culture and independence while creating new opportunities for our colleagues, providing capital to accelerate our growth, and offering additional resources and solutions to our clients to help them navigate an increasingly dynamic risk environment.”