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.
January 30, 2018 - Business Risk Partners (BRP) has expanded into the financial services sector with the addition of two specialty insurance coverages: miscellaneous professional liability insurance for a broad range of lenders, advisors and financial entities, as well as a comprehensive policy for registered investment advisors.
January 29, 2018 - Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies is now offering homeowners and personal umbrella coverage in Pennsylvania.
January 26, 2018 - Alliant is continuing to expand its presence on the East coast with its recent hiring of Steve Reisler as vice president.
January 26, 2018 - CNA has made three leadership appointments within its commercial insurance organization.
Bay Shore, N.Y.—Jan. 24, 2018—Brownyard Group, a program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, today launched MemorialproTM, a new insurance program with coverage designed for cemeteries and crematories.
January 23, 2018 - New QBE Insurance boss Pat Regan is set to unwind decades of global expansion, flagging the sale of large swathes of the underwriter, as he warned of a $1.2 billion annual loss.
January 23, 2018 - Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (Paragon), an Avon, Conn.-based national multi-line specialty managing general agent, has hired Andrew Petersen to the Paragon executive management team as regional president and executive vice president of reinsurance operations.
January 22, 2018 - Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has named Joe Cafferelli executive vice president.
January 22, 2018 - A South Carolina school district has sued an insurance brokerage and several insurance companies, saying the district was sold excessive policies and charged too much.