Optimize Your Business Transformation Efforts

Only 30 percent of business transformation efforts deliver their intended benefits and meet their planned targets, but a new article from McKinsey & Co. reveals a few tips that can help increase ...

The Latest Launches From Ironshore, QBE and Marsh

A new insurance endorsement from Ironshore is designed to help make academic campuses more secure. QBE North America has a new policy for motor carriers that combines two key coverage areas. ...

Utica National: Circling for Profitable Growth

Headquartered in New Hartford, N.Y., Utica National Insurance Group consists of 19 companies. Its products include auto, home and specialized markets such as graphic arts, educational, religious ...

Donegal Group: Appointments in Underserved Areas

Donegal Group’s growth has been fueled by its acquisition of medium-sized “Main Street” carriers. Since 1995, it has completed six acquisitions or participated in other carriers’ business ...

Main Street America: Moving in Right Direction

The Main Street America Group is a mutual insurance holding company that writes business through nine P/C insurance carriers. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., MSA writes more than $1 billion in premium ...

NORCAL Mutual: Stronger Through Consolidation

Consolidation is a major consideration for NORCAL Mutual Insurance Co., “whether it’s physicians joining larger groups, agents being acquired, or companies like ours taking advantage of M&A ...

Grinnell Mutual: Make a Plan, Give Ice Cream

When Larry Jansen took over as CEO five years ago, Grinnell Mutual was losing $50 million every year on its farm mutual book (which is a third of its business), its employees were unmotivated, and ...

Swiss Re, XL Catlin to Launch India Branch Offices

Swiss Re and XL Catlin say they’ve both gotten regulatory approval to open branches in India, following the government's move last year to open its market to foreign insurers and reinsurers. In XL ...