EMC News

Iowa-Based Global Insurance Accelerator Names 2016 Class of Startups

Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA), a Des Moines, Iowa-based global business accelerator focused on developing and growing innovative insurance-centric startups, has announced its 2016 portfolio. With a global pool of twice as many applicants compared to the previous year, the five …

Assured Guaranty, JPMorgan Settle Mortgage Litigation

Assured Guaranty Ltd. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to settle lawsuits filed by the bond insurer accusing the bank’s EMC Mortgage and Bear Stearns units of making misrepresentations about mortgage-backed securities. Assured Guaranty Corp., a New York-based unit of …

Catastrophes Take Toll on EMC Insurance Group’s Q2 Results

EMC Insurance Group Inc., based in Des Moines, Iowa, announced that second quarter 2011 operating results will be negatively impacted by a record amount of catastrophe losses. It expects to report a second quarter 2011 operating loss in the range …

Ratings Recap: EMC, Penn Millers, FMH

A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of ‘A-‘ (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of “a-” of EMC Insurance Companies (EMC) and its seven property/casualty insurance company affiliates, which operate under an inter-company pooling agreement led by …