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PEMCO in Washington Names Simonson Learning and Development Manager
PEMCO Insurance in Washington has added Curt Simonson to the carrier’s people and brand team as the department’s learning and development manager. Simonson’s responsibilities include managing employee training programs and leadership development strategies, with a focus on creating opportunities for …

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 7:58 PM
Chubb Decided to Quit NRA Insurance Program 3 Months Ago
Giant insurer Chubb has joined a list of companies that are halting business deals with the National Rifle Association (NRA). However, the insurer confirmed to Insurance Journal that the decision was made several months ago, before the latest mass shooting …

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 6:23 PM
Rivers Still Rising in Midwest; Evacuations Continue
Shelters have been opened to assist people forced from their homes by flooding in the Midwest, as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continue to rise in Indiana, Michigan and other states. Flood warnings were in effect across …

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 5:50 PM
Records: Corps Failed to Release Harvey Flood Prediction to Public
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicted ahead of Hurricane Harvey’s arrival that reservoirs in Houston would fill to record levels, flooding adjacent neighborhoods, but never shared the concern with the public, government records reveal. A Corps forecast on Aug. …

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 5:43 PM
Texas’ Combined Agents of America Adds 3 New Agencies
Austin, Texas-based Combined Agents of America LLC, has added three new partner agencies to its network. The latest additions are: Patterson & Associates Insurance in Richardson, Texas; NP Dodge Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska; and Ryder Rosacker McCue & Huston Insurance …

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 5:41 PM

IBR - Commercial lines News

Hartford to acquire Foremost's small commercial lines business
The Hartford, a US-based investment and insurance firm, has agreed to buy Foremost-branded small commercial lines business from Farmers Exchanges.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018
Kemper to acquire Infinity Property and Casualty for $1.4bn
Insurance provider Kemper has agreed to acquire Infinity Property and Casualty for $1.4bn.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2018
GIS collaborates with U.S. and American Insurance Services
General Insurance Services (GIS) has partnered with U.S. and American Insurance Services of Hobart.

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2018
LSM to introduce web-based platform for specialized trade credit insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) is introducing a web-based platform for transacting specialized trade credit insurance for banks, corporates and commodity traders in the UK.

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2018
Confie acquires two companies
Personal and commercial lines insurance provider Confie has acquired Day & Read in Little Falls, New York and Blue Ridge Insurance in Ellensburg, Washington, US.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2018

IBR - Personal Lines News

BIBA, Lloyd’s and ABIT join Tech City UK’s Insurtech Board
Tech City UK’s fintech delivery panel has created a new subgroup with a particular focus on insurtech and innovation.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2018
Kemper to acquire Infinity Property and Casualty for $1.4bn
Insurance provider Kemper has agreed to acquire Infinity Property and Casualty for $1.4bn.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2018
Confie acquires two companies
Personal and commercial lines insurance provider Confie has acquired Day & Read in Little Falls, New York and Blue Ridge Insurance in Ellensburg, Washington, US.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2018
Liberty Mutual to sell life insurance business to Lincoln Financial for $3.3bn
Liberty Mutual Insurance has agreed to divest its life and disability insurance unit to Lincoln Financial Group for about $3.3bn.

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018
Arthur J. Gallagher acquires New Jersey-based Daniels Group
Illinois-based insurance brokerage and risk management services provider Arthur J. Gallagher has completed the acquisition of New Providence, New Jersey-based The Daniels Group.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018

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