Latest Middle Market Headlines

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AXA XL, Slice Labs, Microsoft to Offer Cyber Risk Management Tools

Dec 23 2019 // AXA XL, the p&c and Specialty Risk Division of global insurer AXA, Slice Labs Inc. (Slice), an on-demand insurer of cloud technology, and Microsoft will work together to help improve cyber health and mitigate risks for...

Digital MGA C-Quence Joins with Insurtech Cytora to Transform Mid-Market Insurance

Nov 26 2019 // C-Quence, the digital managing general agent (MGA), and Cytora, the insurtech startup that operates an artificial intelligence-powered platform, are joining forces to “turbocharge innovation” in commercial...

Chubb Taps Poole from Tokio Marine as Head of Middle Market, UK & Ireland

Oct 29 2019 // Chubb announced the appointment of Jonathan Poole as head of Middle Market for the UK and Ireland. In this role Poole will have overall responsibility for Chubb’s Middle Market strategy for the UK and Ireland which...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Time to Close the Cyber Coverage Gaps

Oct 8 2019 // As Cybersecurity Awareness Month is underway, it may be time for businesses – especially small- or mid-sized firms – to assess their understanding of current cyber risks and whether they’re adequately covered...

Growth Frenzy Around Middle-Market CLOs Expected to Continue

Oct 2 2019 // It’s a marriage between two of Wall Street’s hottest products. Collateralized loan obligations — typically chock-full of broadly-syndicated debt — are increasingly being stuffed with private loans...

Cyber Insurer Coalition Expands Coverage to Businesses With Up To $1B in Revenue

Sep 27 2019 // Coalition, an cyber insurance company focused on small- and midsize-businesses, has expanded its cyber and technology errors and omissions coverage — previously only available to companies with less than $250 million in...

Willis Towers Watson, Sompo GRS Launch Middle Market Real Estate Platform

Sep 16 2019 // Willis Towers Watson has entered into a strategic partnership with Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS) to create an integrated insurance platform to serve the needs of the middle market commercial real estate segment. The...

Chubb Launches CoverPlus Liability Insurance for Middle Market Manufacturers

Aug 22 2019 // Chubb has introduced CoverPlus – a new platform offering expanded liability-driven products tailored to the evolving risks faced by middle market manufacturers from new technologies and processes. CoverPlus offers a...

California Leads Nation in SMB Cyber Insurance Adoption, Report Shows

Aug 19 2019 // California leads the nation in small to mid-size business cyber insurance adoption, according to a report released in early August by CyberPolicy. The report shows the highest annual premium in the state totaled more than...

California Leads Nation in SMB Cyber Insurance Adoption, Report Shows

Aug 6 2019 // California leads the nation in small to mid-size business cyber insurance adoption, according to a report released on Tuesday by CyberPolicy. The report shows the highest annual premium in the state totaled more than...

CIC Services Launches Captive Program for Small, Mid-Sized Businesses

Apr 24 2019 // CIC Services, LLC, has created a new program help small- to mid-sized companies establish captive programs for their business. The program is designed for companies that would otherwise not be large enough to consider...

Sayata Labs Raises $6.5M for Cyber Risk Underwriting Service

Mar 28 2019 // Tel Aviv-based Sayata Labs has raised $6.5 million in seed funding for its cybersecurity and data science capabilities that give insurers and brokers the ability to assess the cyber risk of small and medium sized...

PIA Makes Cyber Product Available for Agents to Sell to Small Business Clients

Feb 28 2019 // The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has given its members a cyber insurance product to sell to their small and mid-sized businesses clients. PIA and ABA Insurance Services (ABAIS) have...

Hartford Revamps Specialty Commercial, Middle Market Before Navigators Closing

Feb 4 2019 // The Hartford announced the new operating model and organizational structure that will be effective upon the closing of its pending acquisition of specialty insurer The Navigators Group, which it expects to finalize in late...

Marsh & McLennan Agency to Acquire Bouchard Insurance of Florida

Jan 22 2019 // Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, has reached agreement to acquire Clearwater, Fla.-based Bouchard Insurance, a full-service agency in Florida. Terms of the transaction,...

AXA XL, Slice Labs Launch On-Demand Cyber Coverage for Small, Mid-Size Businesses

Nov 5 2018 // Slice Labs Inc., an on-demand insurance cloud provider, and AXA XL, a division of AXA, have launched a new cyber insurance policy specifically designed for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Powered by Slice’s...

New Munich Re Cyber Reinsurance Product Designed for Small, Mid-Sized Businesses

Sep 28 2018 // Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re) has launched a cyber reinsurance product for regional property/casualty insurance carriers seeking to provide this coverage and associated services to their small and...

New Paladin Cyber Product for Small, Mid-Sized Businesses Launches in Arizona

Sep 25 2018 // Paladin Cyber, a cyber protection and remediation firm, has developed a cyber insurance product tailored for small and mid-sized businesses. Along with its existing software products and services, the new product will...

Ohio’s Hylant Launches Haven Re Group Captive for Middle-Market Businesses

Sep 19 2018 // Toledo, Ohio-based privately held independent insurance brokerage, Hylant, has launched Haven Re, a primary casualty, heterogeneous group captive designed to provide well-performing middle-market businesses an attractive...

Swiss Re Corporate Taps Grabowski to be Head of Middle Market Casualty

Aug 10 2018 // Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has named Chris Grabowksi as head of Middle Market Casualty, responsible for overseeing a team of middle market underwriters across North America and working with brokers and clients. Based in...