XPT Group News

Western Security Surplus Acquires Houston Surplus Lines

Western Security Surplus (WSS), part of the XPT Group, has acquired Texas-based Houston Surplus Lines (HSL). HSL is an excess and surplus lines general agency founded in 1994 and is currently managed by Barbara Partlow and Carol Gardner. HSL has …

XPT Group, Watford Insurance Launch Trucking Program for Underserved Risks

W.E. Love & Associates, LLC, a subsidiary of XPT Group LLC, has launched a new Platinum Trucking program with Watford Insurance Co. to offer coverages for high-quality, experienced trucking firms that just miss being considered “prime” risks. According to John …

XPT Group Partners with Transportation MGA W.E. Love of North Carolina

XPT Group has partnered with W.E. Love & Associates (WEL), a 36-year old MGA with expertise in trucking risks. Led by John H. Love and based in Burlington, N.C., WEL offers select retail agencies direct access to trucking insurance underwriters, …

XPT Group Acquires Wholesaler WSS and West-Pro of Texas

A new insurance distribution partnership XPT Group reports it has acquired WSS, a Plano, Texas, wholesale broker and managing general agency (MGA) including Western Security Surplus Insurance Brokers Inc. and its managing general underwriting program division West-Pro. The transaction closed …

$6 Million Invested in New U.S. Wholesale Broker XPT Led by Veterans Ruggieri, Smith

London-based private equity firm B.P. Marsh & Partners has invested $6 million in a startup New York-based specialty lines insurance distributor that is headed by several well-known wholesale insurance executives. The management team at the new firm, which is named …