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 ...

AIG Will Unload Vermont Ski Slope Asset for $50M

Insurance giant American International Group Inc has reached a deal to sell one of its lesser-known assets: a northern Vermont ski slope. Vail Resorts Inc, a Brookfield, Colorado-based company that ...