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Our History

A timeline of significant milestones within the history of Nexus Risk Services: 

1980s

In 1980, Patterson Wright & Associates was established in Bunbury. A change of ownership over the following years, including Mark Patterson’s purchase in 1986, saw the company change its name to Patterson & Associates.

1990s

In 1990, Patterson & Associates joined the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA). In 1994, Patterson & Associates became a member of the IBNA Group, a cluster of 70 broking firms throughout Australia providing many benefits, including unified negotiating strength. In 1995, Patterson & Associates merged with Southstate Insurance Services and became Patterson Pedler Insurance Brokers.

2000s

In 2001, expanded its operations, opening offices in Albany and Perth, as well as Geraldton in 2002. In 2003, the company was renamed Nexus Risk Services. By 2005, Nexus Risk Services had combined managed premiums of over $20,000,000, serviced by five commercial brokers.

2010 - 2017

In 2010, Nexus Life was established, offering life and superannuation solutions to Nexus Risk Services clients. In 2014, Nexus Risk Services managed premiums in excess of $70,000,000. AUB Group Ltd acquired 50% of Nexus Risk Services; a relationship forged with the individual commitment Nexus clients expect, backed with national strength. The company expanded operations to the east coast for the first time in 2017 with the establishment of a Sydney branch.

2018 Onwards

Professional Risk Services were appointed by the company as a Corprate Authorised Representative in Melbourne. Nexus Risk Services continues to expand its opportunities and client base across Australia - developing strong ongoing relationships and delivering its high-standard, client-focused service.