Agents & Brokers News

OneBeacon Launches Environmental Website for Producers, Clients

OneBeacon Environmental, a member of Hamilton, Bermuda-based OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd., has launched a new website, www.onebeaconenvironmental.com, featuring overviews of product lines, classes of business, and industry products for specific types of businesses with environmental risks. Through the site, customers and …

Online Dovetail Offers MetLife Business Owners Policy in 5 States

Columbia, S.C.-based Dovetail Insurance, a supplier of cloud-based insurance products for agents and brokers, is offering a MetLife Business Owners Policy (BOP) through its NetBOP Insurance Portal in five states: California, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina and Ohio. The company said …

Hiscox PRO Adds Admitted Policies, New Coverages

Hiscox has launched enhancements to its Hiscox PRO suite of insurance coverages for professional liability, encompassing a wider variety of professions with new admitted policies for technology, miscellaneous professional, privacy/data breach, home healthcare and standalone general liability products. The additions …

Allianz Business Services Limited Joins Willis Commercial Network

Willis Group Holdings announced that the Allianz-owned company, Allianz Business Services Limited (ABSL), trading as Premierline, has joined the Willis Commercial Network (WCN). Lancaster-based ABSL joins WCN as part of a deal that includes the sale of Willis’s Businesscare business …

Brokerslink Appoints Gooch to Drive Business Development

Independent insurance broker network Brokerslink has appointed Corey Gooch as its first director of business development. As part of the executive team, he will help drive Brokerslink’s growth by working with its broker members to introduce new clients and identify …

ACE Westchester Extends Its Product Recall Insurance to Small Businesses

ACE Westchester has launched ACE Recall Plus for Small Business, a product that offers  product recall coverage and crisis management services to the small business market segment. The move follows an increase in the frequency and cost of product recalls …

FranchisePerils Launches Multiline Product for Franchisors

Los Angeles-based FranchisePerils, a division of ExecutivePerils Inc., has launched FranchisorSuite, a comprehensive five-in-one insurance policy written exclusively for franchisors. Tthe policy is designed to protect franchisors against the most common lawsuits filed by franchisees, investors, government agencies and their …

Chubb Survey: Attic Storage Can Cause Homeowner Grief, Hazards

Homeowners who don’t pay attention to what’s going on in their attics can face costly damage that can spread throughout their entire home, warns a new survey sponsored by the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. According to the survey of …

Hub International Acquires Canada-Based MGA Partners

Hub International Limited, a global insurance brokerage, announced that its subsidiary Hub Financial Inc. has acquired the shares of MGA Partners Inc., an Ontario Canada-based managing general agency. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition broadens Hub’s footprint …

XL’s New Standalone Terrorism Policy Addresses TRIPRA Gaps

XL Group’s U.S. Crisis Management business has introduced a new standalone terrorism insurance policy intended to help U.S. businesses address potential gaps in coverage provided by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA). With TRIPRA reauthorization still in question …