About BDM

Established in 1934, Bracht, Deckers & Mackelbert NV (BDM) is one of the most established and highly respected managing general agents in the Benelux region.  Working closely with brokers, BDM underwrites policies on behalf of insurance companies to meet the risk management needs of their clients.

BDM is now a part of Navigators (Nasdaq: NAVG), a global specialty insurance company with a 40-year history of helping clients manage a wide range of complex risks through customised insurance coverage and solutions. BDM and Navigators share complementary cultures that emphasize a passion for underwriting discipline and outstanding claims experiences.


BDM’s strength in professionalism and technical expertise are reflected in our diversified portfolio of insurance products and services in marine and fire, accidents and other risks. Specialized teams of experienced and multilingual insurance professionals form the backbone of our successful and service-oriented business model. We offer risk management solutions, including sterling claims management, tailored to suit an international clientele.

Our talented employees demonstrate deep technical expertise in their underwriting and claims settlement decisions; go the extra mile to provide best-in-class service to brokers and their clients; and understand that relationships extend well beyond words printed on a piece of paper. 


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