Integrity acquires Illinois insurance marketer

insurancebusinessmag | June 06, 2019

Integrity acquires Illinois insurance marketer
Integrity Marketing Group, the nations largest independent distributor of life and health insurance to the senior market, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Emrick Insurance Marketing Group, an Illinois-headquartered insurance marketing company. As part of the deal, Emrick Group co-owners and siblings Brenda Emrick-Kennedy and John Emrick will become owners in Integrity.

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Sometime in 2011, one of my London-based antiquities dealer clients told me that the “United States is a mess. It’s a terrible place to do business. Collectors are worried, curators are frightened, and your government seems to have gone mad in pursuit of a vendetta against the antiquities trade.” I agreed. He asked me why. I said that the answer was long and complicated but that basically, U.S. law had evolved to a point 180 degrees from where it was supposed to be back in the 1980s, which was the first (and last) time Congress focused on cultural property issues. He asked me what to do about it.

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