Recent Member News

IJ - June 16, 2021 - Aon’s proposed $30 billion acquisition of Willis Towers Watson has hit a major roadblock, with the U.S. Department of Justice suing to block the deal.

BI - June 15, 2021 - Wholesaler Jencap Group LLC said it has promoted Mark Maher, its chief operating officer and president of its NIF Group division, to president.

BI - June 15, 2021 - Vindati, an insurtech specialty managing general underwriter and part of Innovisk Capital Partners LLP, said Monday that it has named John Przedpelski as CEO.

IJ - June 14, 2021 - NFP and Vault have launched the NFP/Vault Group Excess Program to provide select, qualifying employers and wealth management organizations an opportunity to expand their scope of benefits and offerings and extend to their high net worth (HNW) executives and clients a product designed to meet their unique needs.

BI - June 11, 2011 - Risk Placement Services Inc. has launched a professional liability program for agents and brokers underwritten by ISMIE Indemnity Co., a subsidiary of ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co.

IJ - June 10, 2021 - Towerstone, the Dallas-based wholesale insurance division of IMA Financial Group, has acquired Professional Lines Underwriting Specialists Inc. (PLUS), an Austin-based wholesale insurance brokerage specializing in management and professional liability.

IJ - June 10, 2021 - Accelerant, a technology-based insurance platform, has acquired Agribusiness Risk Underwriters (ARU), a provider of poultry farm insurance product development, underwriting and loss control.

IBA - June 10,2021 - Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer, has announced the development of its “Pay As You Roam” (PAYR) travel insurance proposition.

Los Angeles, June 7, 2021 – The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities and enriching lives, today announces that Dawnmarie Black of Lloyd’s and Catherine Duffy of AIG have been named winners of the 2021 IICF Champion Award. 

BI - June 9, 2021 - An IMA Financial Group Inc. unit said Wednesday it has acquired Professional Lines Underwriting Specialists Inc., an Austin, Texas-based wholesale insurance brokerage that specializes in management and professional liability.

BI - June 8, 2021 - Houston-based Skyward Specialty Insurance Group said Tuesday it has entered into a partnership with Denver-based reThought Insurance Corp., a technology and underwriting managing general agent that will underwrite complex commercial flood risks.

BI - June 8, 2021 - W.R. Berkley Corp. has hired former Chubb Ltd. executive Michelle D. Middleton, as president of Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, succeeding John F. Kearns, who has been named chairman of the operating unit.

BI - June 7, 2021 - Lloyd’s of London coverholder Dual Commercial LLC said Monday it has introduced a public company directors and officers excess insurance program that will offer up to $10 million in limits.

BI - June 7, 2021 - Cover Whale Insurance Solutions Inc., an insurtech firm focused on commercial auto, has named former TigerRisk Partners LLC specialty casualty head Kevin Abramson as its president.

IJ - June 4, 2021 - Propel Insurance, a privately-owned insurance agency and portfolio company of Flexpoint Ford, has acquired South Carolina-based South Risk Management (SRM), a construction-focused insurance consulting firm.