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Travelers to Acquire Plymouth Rock’s Digital Agency InsuraMatch

The Travelers Companies has agreed to acquire InsuraMatch, a national digital independent insurance agency, from the Plymouth Rock Group of Companies. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021 after regulatory approvals. Terms were not disclosed. …

Insurer Travelers Reports ‘Mini-Tender’ Offer by TRC Capital; Advises Shareholders Reject

The Travelers Companies reported on Tuesday it has been notified that TRC Capital Investment Corp. has made an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer to purchase up to 1,000,000 shares of Travelers’ common stock at $106.75 per share. Travelers said it “does not …

Progressive, Travelers, USAA Latest to Offer Insureds Discounts, Other Accommodations

More insurers are coming forward every day with discounts, extended coverage and relaxed payment terms for insureds affected by shelter-in-place and other conditions required during the coronavirus crisis. Progressive Insurance announced it is providing approximately $1 billion to its drivers …

North Carolina School System Settles Tornado Damage Claims with Insurer for $10M

More than a year after a tornado struck, a North Carolina school system says it’s reached a $10 million settlement with its insurance company for damage to three schools. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that officials with Guilford …

Travelers: Over 70% of Minneapolis-Area Drivers Surveyed Use Phones While Driving

A recently commissioned survey of 503 Minneapolis-area drivers by The Travelers Companies Inc. found that 71 percent of respondents use a mobile device while driving, with 84 percent of millennials, 72 percent of Gen Xers and 62 percent of baby …

Travelers Expands Wedding Protector Plan to Include Jewelry Insurance

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has expanded its Wedding Protector Plan insurance offering to include separate fine jewelry insurance policies with coverage limits of up to $100,000. Typical homeowners insurance policies often have limits for jewelry of up to about $1,500. …

Travelers to Provide Auto Insurance for Lexus Complete Lease Program

The Travelers Companies, Inc. will be the auto insurance provider for the new Lexus Complete Lease, a two-year, 20,000-mile lease program for the Lexus UX compact crossover vehicle. The full-service leasing option bundles the cost of the vehicle, auto insurance, …

Travelers Partners with ASQ Underwriting on Transactional Risk Insurance

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has partnered with ASQ Underwriting, a managing general underwriter, to offer transactional risk insurance in the United States, as strategic and private equity investors increasingly turn to insurance to mitigate deal risk and compete for acquisition …

Travelers Grew Q4 Profit Despite California Wildfire, Hurricane Michael Losses

Travelers Cos. reported that despite catastrophe losses from the California wildfires and Hurricane Michael, it boosted its profit in the fourth quarter of 2018 thanks to growth in premiums and investment income. Net income rose to $621 million from $551 …

Travelers Partners with Contractor, Tech Firm on Wearables for Construction Safety

The Travelers Companies has partnered with contractor company Gilbane, and Triax Technologies, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) construction technology, to explore the potential safety benefits of wearable devices. According to the companies, Travelers will review data collected from …