Nationwide Plans to Slash More Than 1,000 Jobs

Nationwide intends to eliminate the jobs of about 1,100 employees across the country _ around 3.6 percent of its workforce. The insurance and financial services company says about 80 workers in Des ...

SimpleSafe Hires Adviser to Vet Takeover Bid

Home-security technology company SimpliSafe Inc. is working with deal adviser Qatalyst Partners to help evaluate an acquisition offer, according to people familiar with the matter. SimpliSafe's ...

Surplus Lines Posts Record-Breaking Year for 2014

The surplus lines industry broke records in 2014, growing direct premium written in 2014 to $40.2 billion—the highest point in history, reports A.M. Best's "2014 Special Report U.S. Surplus ...

Nationwide’s Crestbrook Targets Affluent Market

Well-to-do Illinois residents and their insurance agents now have an additional option when it comes to protecting their assets. Crestbrook Insurance has selected Illinois for the launch of what is ...