Doodson Acquires CSI Ent.

UK entertainment insurance brokerage Doodson Broking Group has acquired Dallas-based CSI Entertainment Insurance to form Doodson Entertainment.

James Chippendale’s CSI has previously provided coverage for events including Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, Barack Obama’s inauguration and victory party and concerts by Gwen Stefani, R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, George Strait and Coldplay, among others.

The new division will be led by Roger Sandau, who previously served as an entertainment transactional attorney and has more than 10 years experience advising entertainment clients in insurance matters.