CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2018) – AmWINS Group, Inc. (“AmWINS”), a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Seacoast Brokers, LLC (“Seacoast”) and Trident Claims Management, LLC (“Trident”).
Westlake Village, CA – February 1, 2018 Appulate, “Where Agents, MGAs & Carriers Do Business Digitally™ is excited to announce that it will be launching a new version of its product suite in March.
February 1, 2018 - Ryan Specialty Group has completed its acquisition of of the Irwin Siegel Agency Inc. (ISA), a leading human and social service managing general underwriter and is based in Rock Hill, N.Y.
February 1, 2018 - Continental Underwriters, Inc., a Richmond, VA based Managing General Underwriter and Wholesale Broker specializing in providing insurance and risk management solutions for companies in the forest products industry, is proud to announce the promotion of Amanda Huang to Chief Operating Officer.
February 1, 2018 - Worldwide Facilities has announced the appointment of Kay Wheeler as broker-underwriter in its San Diego office.
January 31, 2018 - Pioneer Underwriters (Pioneer) has appointed Aaron Sternstein as vice president in its Allied Healthcare division. He is based in Chicago and reports to Jim Stewart, senior vice president of Allied.
January 31, 2018 - Risk Theory, LLC, underwriter for a nationwide dealer open lot program for independent agents, has launched a new garage package program for franchised and non-franchised auto service and repair operators.
January 31, 2018 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is acquiring the renewal portfolio of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s U.S. product recall and special contingency business. The effective date is Jan.30, 2018.
Robert Hartwig (Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1993) is clinical associate professor of finance and director of the Center for Risk and Uncertainty Management. His research focuses on insurance markets and structures, risk management, risk-bearing capital market instruments, the financing of technology risks and venture capital in insurance markets. He makes frequent presentations to insurance industry management, boards of directors, regulators and legislators. Prior to joining the Darla Moore School of Business, he was president and economist for the Insurance Information Institute in New York and in prior positions worked for Swiss Re, the National Council on Compensation Insurance and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University. His professional experience includes expert witness testimony and testimony before numerous congressional and state legislative committees. He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) credential and speaks frequently in the media on all issues related to insurance markets.
January 30, 2018 - Avon, Conn.-based Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC announced that Edgewood Partners Insurance Center and Oak Hill Capital Partners have taken an equity stake in the firm.