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J.H. Blade Launches Pollution Response Service for Energy Risks

National upstream oil and gas energy MGA J.H. Blades & Co. Inc., along with the Swett & Crawford Dallas Energy team and the recently-acquired Burke Daniels Inc., have joined forces with Wild Well Control Inc. to launch an early intervention pollution control and mitigation program for the …

Atlas General Launches New West Coast Habitational Program

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, has launched a new west coast habitational program available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. The program is exclusive to Atlas and is open to commercial apartment buildings, …

USI Insurance Services Launches Builder’s Risk Program

USI Insurance Services has launched a new builder’s risk program that provides broader coverage for all project types and sizes, with capacity for frame and renovation projects, including catastrophic perils. This is designed to be an alternative for owners and …

DUAL Marine & Energy Forms Underwriting Partnership With CNA Hardy

DUAL, the international underwriting agency, announced its global marine and energy business has started underwriting with support from CNA Hardy’s Lloyd’s syndicate. DUAL is the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, the London-based international insurance intermediary group. Under the leadership …

Norman-Spencer Adds Auto Dismantler Program

The Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc. has launched a new auto dismantler insurance program through its Northern Star Management transportation division. This national program is designed for professional salvage yards/dismantlers engaged in the sale of used parts to the public. Full package …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Expands D&O Policies to Canada

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has introduced the Canadian editions of the Executive First Directors & Officers Liability insurance policy and the Executive First Side A DIC Directors & Officers liability policy, designed to provide customizable coverage for the complex risks …

ProSight Specialty, NABCEP to Offer Program for Certified Solar Professionals

ProSight Specialty Insurance has partnered with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), a provider of renewable energy practitioner certification, to launch an insurance offering for NABCEP certified solar professionals. The organizations have collaborated to promote NABCEP certification …

ACE Launches High Net Worth Personal Insurance Business in Canada

ACE Group has launched its high net worth personal insurance capabilities in Canada through ACE Private Risk Services. ACE’s program features a highly customizable and specialized package of policies that can include home, valuable collections, watercraft, umbrella liability, and auto …

Ryan Specialty Group Launches New MGU Windward Specialty

RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM) has launched Windward Specialty, a new managing general underwriter. Windward Specialty will underwrite a range of property risks exclusively through wholesale insurance brokers. The new MGU will be led by President and CEO, Nathan Warde, who …

Crestbrook Insurance Expands Into Colorado

Crestbrook Insurance Co., an affluent market personal lines carrier from Nationwide, has expanded into Colorado. Independent insurance agents and brokers appointed with Crestbrook are now able to offer its products and services to their affluent clients. Crestbrook provides offers coverage …