One80 Expands Online Platform for Hard to Place Risks with Acquisition of Commercial Insurance Group

January 12, 2021 - One80 is pleased to announce the acquisition of Commercial Insurance Group, LLC which includes its retail business, Strategic Insurance Agency, as well as its proprietary online platform, Bigfoot Insurance. 

Commercial Insurance Group (CIG) is a Colorado Springs-based wholesale broker and Managing General Agent that specializes in California homeowners insurance as well as high risk property, casualty and package business.

Founded in 2007, Commercial Insurance Group distributes products and services to over 10,000 agents and brokers who utilize the company’s technology and underwriting expertise to access specialty programs across the United States.

Since inception, One80 has specialized in hard to place homeowners and commercial property risks throughout the United States. Acquiring Commercial Insurance Group will extend capabilities to include an innovative, market leading online platform, Bigfoot, allowing appointed brokers to quote, bind and issue policies for hard to place risks with ease.

Specialty programs available through the company include short term rental products, storage contents, renters insurance, general liability, commercial property, California homeowners, inland marine and commercial package coverages. Further, the online platform specializes in providing coverage for short-term and temporary employees, as well as independent contractors for one or a variety of employers.