Risk Strategies Establishes Florida Footprint With Acquisition of Atlass Insurance

June 1, 2016

Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Florida-Based Atlass Insurance Group, significantly adding to the resources of its Private Client practice.

Founded in 1981, Atlass Insurance is an insurance brokerage and risk management firm focused on owners and operators of boats, yachts, and commercial vessels worldwide. The acquisition of Atlass, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale with a second location in Cocoa, marks the first entry into Florida for Risk Strategies Company as it continues to build out its national presence and capabilities in its specialty practice areas. Atlass also has a location in Newport, R.I.

Licensed nationwide and experienced in multi-state and multi-country portfolios, Risk Strategies’ Private Client practice works with high-net-worth individuals in covering their family, business, homes, travel, art, jewelry, aircrafts, philanthropic and leisure pursuits.

Operating through its retail and wholesale/managing general underwriter divisions, Atlass has direct access to the U.S. and London recreational marine boat insurance and yacht insurance underwriters.

In addition to insurance on yachts and other pleasure crafts, Atlass places commercial coverage for marine and non-marine property and casualty, and personal insurance.

Following the acquisition, Atlass and its team will continue to operate from its established offices in Florida and Rhode Island while collaborating with the growing Risk Strategies Private Client practice group across the country.

Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. The company has offices in more than 25 locations including Boston; Chicago; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; New York City; San Francisco; Atlanta; South Florida; Portsmouth, NH; Providence, R.I.; Long Island, N.Y.; Teaneck, N.J.; Irvine and Sacramento, Calif.

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