CLAIMS, RISK MANAGEMENT
CCIG | February 21, 2023
On February 20, 2023, CCIG, a risk management and insurance solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Cairn Advisors, LLC, for business expansion. With the Texas-based firm Cairn Advisors, it expands its reach in Austin with expectations of 20% organic growth in 2023.
With this acquisition, it opened its new office located in Austin in 2021. It will improve Cairn Advisors' client services and establish operations in its new office location. Even after the acquisition, co-founders of Cairn Advisors, Taylor Rogers and Rich Hejny, would continue to drive growth and provide employee benefits services in Texas. It would reflect CCIG's dedication to customer experiences. With a customized boutique approach, it would adhere to CCIG's aim of delivering the products and resources of a more prominent insurance firm.
With extraordinary organic growth, CCIG is listed in the Top 100 Brokers of the United States. It is one of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America have constantly recognized it as the "Best Practices" Insurance Broker for nine years. It has also been rewarded with multiple Denver Top Workplace awards.
Chief Operating Officer of CCIG, JB Richardson, said, "This acquisition enhances our ability to serve more clients across the Southwest region, underscoring our strategic expansion, with a focus on employee benefits." He added, "The Cairn Advisors team shares our passion for creating personalized, forward-thinking insurance solutions, and we are thrilled to leverage their expertise for our current and future clients."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Co-founder of Cairn Advisors, Taylor Rogers, said, "We are thrilled to join the CCIG team as we continue to rapidly expand our employee benefits practice," Rogers said. "CCIG's curious approach aligns with our vision for how to best serve our clients. The culture aligns with what we believe is critical to building a great business and we look forward to a bright future together."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CCIG, an insurance company, provides solutions for personal and commercial insurance, risk and claims management, surety, employee benefits, home, auto, claims advocacy, risk management and claims analysis since 1985. It has been recognized as one of the top insurance brokerage providers for Property, Casualty, Risk Management, Benefits, Life and Wealth Management services across the United States. It offers customized and cost-effective solutions for business and personal insurance requirements for every company category, from international public trade companies to local family businesses. This customization assists in the management of exposures to risks.
CORE INSURANCE, INSURANCE TECHNOLOGY
Branch | February 13, 2023
Branch®, a full-stack insurance business that uses technology, data, and automation to make home and vehicle insurance more accessible and affordable, has introduced condo insurance, increasing its selection of instantly bindable products. Condo insurance will be launched across Branch's accessible states, beginning with Ohio, in the coming months.
Branch transformed the purchasing process by needing just a consumer's name and address to get an instant estimate for combined home and vehicle insurance. The National Association of Realtors reports that more than 10% of existing home sales in the last three years were condos. By offering a condo product, Branch can provide quick bundling to millions of more homeowners.
Branch co-founder and CEO, Steve Lekas, said, "Bundling has always been at the core of what Branch can do, so we're thrilled to offer another product to help consumers quickly and easily bundle their insurance." He added, "By enabling more people to access Branch's bundle, and the deep savings that come with it, we're taking meaningful steps towards our mission of getting more people insured."
(Source – PR Newswire)
Including a condo product adds tremendous value to Branch's rapidly expanding independent agency channel, allowing Branch-appointed agents to meet their customers' insurance requirements better. Moreover, by increasing its product offerings, Branch provides its partners with a seamless, integrated experience. On the Branch website, consumers can rapidly acquire condo insurance with only a few pieces of information and bundle it with vehicle insurance.
Branch®, is a company that provides home and car insurance that is easy to purchase and designed to save money. Through its groundbreaking instant-bind capabilities, Branch eliminates all of the hassle involved with obtaining coverage, making it simple for clients to combine home and vehicle insurance. The Branch Insurance Exchange was designed as a reciprocal exchange to make insurance more accessible and inexpensive for everybody. Branch is a public benefit corporation and a certified B corporation dedicated to achieving the highest levels of social and environmental performance and responsibility.
LIFE INSURANCE, INSURANCE TECHNOLOGY
PRnewswire | March 24, 2023
Simply Business, LLC., a Boston-based digital insurance company focused on small businesses, today announced it will offer several of its commercial insurance solutions through AmSuisse, an insurance wholesaler with an extensive portfolio of products and speciality programs designed for independent agents.
"As we continue to expand our reach with independent agents, it's important to partner with trusted industry experts who share our vision of simplicity, choice and value," said Simply Business Group CEO David Summers. "This partnership with AmSuisse allows us to further our mission of providing small business owners with insurance solutions that fit their needs and helps us enable independent agents to efficiently serve their clients using our online platform."
Through the AmSuisse online quoting experience, independent agents will have access to a variety of Simply Business' insurance products designed for micro and small businesses.
"In today's tech-enabled environment, retail agents want a wide array of carrier and coverage options at their fingertips," said AmSuisse CEO Josh Hamann. "AmSuisse is extremely excited to partner with Simply Business to provide agents with access to a leading-edge digital small business insurance platform that is easy to navigate and designed to help them retain and grow their business."
About Simply Business
Simply Business is changing the way small business owners find business insurance by offering customers tailored insurance coverage online. The company began in the United Kingdom and expanded to the United States in 2017, naming Boston home. With thousands of customers, Simply Business has become a leader in the space through its commitment to a customer-first model, focusing heavily on simplicity, choice and value.
Established in 2013 and based in Katy, Texas, AmSuisse, Inc. has quickly risen to prominence as an insurance wholesaling leader. The company provides a broad range of insurance products, including many specialty programs for hard-to-place risks. Its founding goal is to provide its insurance agents and insurance broker partners with unrivaled service and selection. As a closed insurance wholesaler, it carefully selects the firms it works with, allowing it to deliver comprehensive insurance solutions, responsive service, and industry-leading support. AmSuisse believes in forging long-term business partnerships – a belief that has helped the company and its partners thrive in a competitive marketplace.