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INSURICA Acquires First Texas Insurance Services in Arlington

INSURICA has acquired First Texas Insurance Services, based in Arlington, Texas. Trey Dacy and Bob Walch, principals at First Texas Insurance Services, and their team will join INSURICA. A third partner, Gary McNeil, along with his account team, joined INSURICA …

INSURICA Acquires Oklahoma, Texas Firms; Adds Tolentino to Construction Unit

INSURICA, a privately-owned insurance agency headquartered in Oklahoma City, has acquired two insurance firms and hired Glen Tolentino to its construction practice in the fourth quarter. INSURICA acquired Norman, Oklahoma-based Commercial Insurance.net, an online lead generation and small business agency. …

How New Business Is Creating a New Wholesaler-Retailer Relationship

An influx of new business is presenting surplus lines wholesalers and their retail partners with new opportunities to work together even as other forces are changing how they work together. The surplus lines insurance market continues to grow, not because …

Austin’s Employer Solutions Group Joins INSURICA

Insurance broker INSURICA, headquartered in Oklahoma City, has acquired employee benefits provider Employer Solutions Group (ESG), based in Austin, Texas. ESG operates throughout Texas under the leadership of Michael Bakonyi and Thomas Seuthe. The entire ESG team will be joining …

INSURICA Acquires Zodrow & Neighbors in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Okla.-based INSURICA has acquired Zodrow & Neighbors Insurance LLC. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The deal, which will be effective on June 1, is INSURICA’s fifth acquisition this year. Owasso-based Zodrow & Neighbors will enhance INSURICA’s presence …

Bridges Tapped to Lead INSURICA’s Texas Region

Oklahoma City-based independent insurance agency, INSURICA, has named Mark Bridges to lead its Texas operations as regional president. Bridges is currently the president of INSURICA DFB Insurance Services Inc. (formerly DFB Insurance Group LLC) and is a third-generation insurance executive. …

Oklahoma-Based INSURICA Acquires Joe West Co., Related Agencies

INSURICA Insurance Management Network, based in Oklahoma City, has acquired Tulsa-area agency, Joe West Company, and related agencies, Lon T. Jackson Agency and McMasters Insurance Counselors/Keystone Insurance Agency, located in Sapulpa and Sand Springs, Okla., respectively. The agencies will now …

INSURICA Announces Flurry of Acquisition Activity

Oklahoma City-based INSURICA Insurance Management Network announced the acquisition of five insurance agencies since December 2012. The multi-state broker had been quiet on the acquisition front since their last major deal – the April 2011 purchase of Guaranty Insurance Services …

Berman to Lead INSURICA’s Robert C. Bates Agency in Tulsa, Oklahoma

INSURICA Insurance Management Network announced that Bryan E. Berman has been named president of its Tulsa, Okla., office, Robert C. Bates LLC (RCB). Berman is also owner and chairman of Tulsa-based The JRJ Agency, an affiliate of INSURICA. RCB is …

INSURICA Buys Guaranty Insurance, Nearly Doubles in Size

Oklahoma City-based privately held independent insurance agency, INSURICA, announced it has acquired Guaranty Insurance Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas. INSURICA President and CEO Mike Ross said the acquisition significantly expands the agency’s market reach and nearly doubles the company’s revenue …