iCover | September 13, 2021
iCover, a Missouri-based Insurtech that provides an algorithmic underwriting Platform as a Service (paas) for life insurance companies, raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding. The company intends to use the funds raised to expand insurance distribution through a direct-to-consumer offering, increase technical staff and expand sales and marketing efforts.
iCover also announced a multi-year partnership with KSKJ Life, headquartered in Joliet, IL, that allows iCover to onboard KSKJ Life's full suite of products which includes Final Expense, Term Life, Whole Life and Annuities on the platform to digitize their new business processes.
"We are excited about the partnership we have established with the iCover team. The experience and expertise that they offer, from the platform to business development, support our growth strategies and commitment to provide excellent service to our members and agents." (Tony Mravle, CEO for KSKJ Life)
"KSKJ Life is an ideal partner for iCover, they have an innovative mindset, agile approach to delivery and the suite of products that could help enhance the iCover platform." (Hari Srinivasan, CEO for iCover)
iCover is a cloud-based algorithmic underwriting platform that helps insurers sell to the middle market. By leveraging data and predictive analytics iCover can quote, underwrite, and deliver life insurance in under 5 minutes. iCover was built by industry insiders Hari Srinivasan and Nicole Mwesigwa who applied their 30+ years of InsurTech experience and intimate knowledge of automated underwriting technologies.
About KSKJ Life
KSKJ Life is a Christian, community-focused life insurance company that has provided financial security to its members and their families for over 127 years. Licensed to do business in 19 states across the US, KSKJ Life has experienced tremendous financial growth over the past decade reaching over $551 million in assets. Founded in Joliet, Illinois, KSKJ Life offers competitive life insurance and retirement products, premier personalized service and meaningful member benefits and programs, with over 50,000 members nationwide. As a not-for-profit organization, KSKJ Life makes a difference by reinvesting back into local communities and is dedicated to continuing its mission by helping families achieve financial security through the introduction of new products, increased technology and expansion of distribution channels.
DOXA INSURANCE | October 07, 2021
AGIA, Inc. and its sister company Worldwide Rescue and Security, Inc. (collectively AGIA) are pleased to announce their respective acquisitions by DOXA Insurance Holdings, LLC (DOXA). AGIA will continue operations under the leadership of CEO Chris Burke and team and will retain the AGIA and Worldwide Rescue and Security names.
AGIA is one of the industry's few remaining affinity focused program managers of its size, scale, and brand value. For more than 65 years, the company has maintained a national reputation for delivering creative and effective affinity products, marketing excellence, and providing a superior level of service to its marquee client roster, which includes some of the largest and most iconic associations, affinity groups, and organizations in the country.
Our senior leadership, board of directors, and ownership considered a variety of strategic plans to power AGIA's continued growth and ultimately decided that it was time to make AGIA a part of something bigger, with more growth opportunities and an investment appetite that would also include funding targeted acquisitions,Taken together, DOXA's mission, vision, and corporate cultures were a perfect fit for us.
- Chris Burke, President and CEO of AGIA.
DOXA is a privately held company whose mission is to build a diversified underwriting and distribution platform that delivers value for clients, customers, carriers, and investors via thoughtful acquisitions and organic growth. AGIA represents for DOXA an entry point of scale, highly specialized expertise, and intellectual capital in the affinity space; it will become the platform upon which DOXA will build its business and growth in the affinity and program management sector.
I'm excited to welcome AGIA to the DOXA family of companies, We share a vision to become the choice builder and provider of highly specialized niche programs and products; and we look forward to helping AGIA achieve the next-level growth they so strongly desire.
- Matt Sackett, DOXA's CEO.
Dowling Hales, LLC advised AGIA, Inc.; the terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
ABOUT DOXA INSURANCE:
DOXA INSURANCE HOLDINGS is a Midwest-domiciled holding company that acquires specialty niche-focused insurance distribution companies such as Managing General Agencies, Wholesale Brokers, and Program Administrators. DOXA focuses on assisting proprietors through a strategic, reengineered approach to succession planning and organizational sustainability. DOXA's founders are experienced insurance executives with credentials in the niche and specialty insurance market.
For more than 65 years, AGIA has served as the insurance and member benefits marketing and administration partner to some of the largest and most iconic associations and organizations in the country. Working closely with discipline, science, and creativity, we craft affinity benefit programs that help members protect what they value most.
Hub International Limited | October 08, 2021
Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage and financial services firm, announced that it has acquired the assets of Eaton-Provident Group, LLC (EPG Insurance). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, EPG Insurance is a property and casualty insurance firm serving businesses, families and individuals. EPG Insurance specializes in various industries, including senior living and construction, which supports Hub's Specialty practices by complementing and strengthening its existing capabilities.
EPG Insurance's keen understanding of the insurance business, their broad and multidisciplinary experience, and our shared culture and values makes them an ideal addition as we continue to grow in the region and guide clients,
- Randy Perkins, President of Hub Southwest.
EPG Insurance Principals Tim Schmidt, Greg Budiac and Jeff Schmidt, and the rest of the EPG Insurance team will join Hub Southwest.
We are committed to our clients and look forward to continuing to help them protect their businesses and assets with expanded services, solutions and value through Hub,
- Mr. Tim Schmidt.
About Hub's M&A Activities
Hub International Limited is committed to growing organically and through acquisitions to expand its geographic footprint and strengthen industry and product expertise.
About Hub International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Hub International Limited is a leading full-service global insurance broker and financial services firm providing risk management, insurance, employee benefits, retirement and wealth management products and services. With more than 13,000 employees in offices located throughout North America, Hub's vast network of specialists brings clarity to a changing world with tailored solutions and unrelenting advocacy, so clients are ready for tomorrow.