Recent Member News

IBA - December 6, 2021 - Amid growing demand from insurers, Davies has today announced the launch of a new integrated technology solutions division.

IBA - December 1, 2021 - Venbrook Group, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance distribution and services firms, has announced the acquisition of InterContinental Insurance Brokers (IIB), a full-service property and casualty insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston. 

IBA - December 1, 2021 - International specialty insurer Ryan Specialty Group (Ryan Specialty) has today announced the acquisition of Crouse and Associates (Crouse), a wholesale broker with deep expertise in transportation insurance. 

November 30, 2021 — Amwins Special Risk Underwriters today announced the launch of an Executive D&O Liability product. This product marks the MGA’s expansion beyond the property market, which it has been writing exclusively for Amwins brokers since 2008.

IJ - November 30, 2021 - Milwaukee-based Insurance technology firm Zywave reports it has acquired Santa Barbara, Calif.-based ClarionDoor, a seller of insurance product distribution software for the property/casualty market.

IBA - November 30, 2021 - Zurich North America has announced the launch of an enhanced suite of vehicle protection products designed for electric vehicle (EV) owners.

With values that emphasize industry commitment, long-term relationships and market knowledge, Risk Placement Services has become an established wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager with operations across the United States. 

AmRisc Group, the largest catastrophe-focused managing general agent in the US, has announced that it has appointed Molly Nickoles as CEO of Waypoint Wholesale, the company’s wholesale brand.

IBA - November 18, 2021 - American International Group Inc. and other insurers avoided steep losses from a spate of extreme weather this year thanks in part to the reinsurance industry. But increased reliance on those policies probably means price hikes are coming.

IBA - November 18, 2021 - BMS, an independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has launched a new terrorism and political violence offering – with four new hires making up a brand-new team.

November 16, 2021 - One80 is pleased to announce the acquisition of CPro Associates, a recognized provider in the employee benefits space with a focus on non-subscriber insurance, and a middle market workers’ compensation wholesale broker.

Marietta, Georgia, 11/15/2021— Today, Vertafore® and Cogitate Technology Solutions (Cogitate) announce their partnership to assist MGAs, MGUs, wholesalers, and insurers to increase efficiency and productivity.

IBA - Nomvember 15, 2021 - Argo Group International Holdings, an underwriter of specialty insurance, has announced an agreement to sell the renewal rights of its US specialty property business to Westfield Insurance. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

IBA- November 12, 2021 - For an undisclosed sum and effective from December 31, HDI Global has acquired Hannover Re’s 49.8% stake in HDI Global Specialty SE. Once in effect, the deal will see HDI Global hold 100% of the shares of the specialty lines insurer.

IJ - November 10, 2021 - Venbrook Group, an independent insurance distribution and services firm, has acquired Alpharetta Underwriters, a specialty managing general agent that offers excess and surplus coverage for the construction industry.