Vantage Agora, a global provider of back-office support services and custom IT solutions, today announced the launch of a new custom mobile app “mAgent (Mobile Agent)” as part of its offering to the insurance industry. This new app will be showcased during the American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA) Automation and Technology Management Conference [...]
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Warming & the Insurance Industry” report to their offering.
Global warming refers to the increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s near-surface air and oceans in recent decades and its projected continuation.
Though it is difficult to connect specific weather events to global warming, [...]
Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust , a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., announced today a dividend of $0.083 per share, payable April 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 31, 2011 (Ex-Dividend Date: March 29, 2011).
Based on the Fund’s net asset value (NAV) of $13.98 at the close of the [...]
Mark Gibbons has joined the Intercare Holdings Insurance Services (Intercare) effective March 15, 2011 as Vice President of Business Development. His responsibilities will include sales development for the west coast and the national claim services market.
Gibbons brings over 20 years’ experience in the property and casualty business to his new role. His prior responsibilities have [...]
Starr International Company, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Irene Chang as Underwriting Manager of Starr Casualty, Greater China
Starr International Company, Inc. (Starr International) announces the appointment of Irene Chang as Underwriting Manager of Starr Casualty for Greater China. As part of the global Starr Casualty team, Irene will lead the effort in developing and promoting all Casualty products, including Financial Lines products. She will primarily focus on Hong Kong, PRC and other [...]
RLI Corp. announced that it has created a new Property Treaty Group within its RLI Re Division to expand its capabilities in the reinsurance marketplace. The new group will offer customized assumed property reinsurance solutions to a select group of regional and super regional insurance companies.
“We are pleased to expand the capabilities of our successful [...]
CED 1976, LLC, will be the exclusive provider of underwriting and policy servicing for a new jewelers block insurance program from the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. The program will be offered country wide to qualified retail agents, brokers and wholesalers.
To be branded and marketed under the Jewelers unBLOCKed™ name, the program will address the [...]
Grifols Expands its PatientCare Program to Address Insurance Lapses in the Primary Immune Deficiency Community
Grifols, Inc. today announced that it has expanded the company’s PatientCare Program to offer immune globulins (IVIG) to the Primary Immune Deficiency community (PID). The program will provide Flebogamma® 5% DIF (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)) or Flebogamma® 10% DIF (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)) at no cost to patients with PID when insurance coverage is not [...]
According to a new market research report, ‘Global Electroactive Polymers Market (2009 – 2014)’, published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the global electroactive polymers product market is expected to be worth US$2.78 billion by 2014, growing at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2009 to 2014. The North American market is expected to account for nearly 65% of [...]
EMC Insurance Group Inc. Announces Revised 2010 Operating Income Guidance and Reports a Change to the Excess of Loss Reinsurance Agreement between Its Reinsurance Subsidiary and Employers Mutual Casualty Company
EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI – News) (the “Company”) today announced that management is increasing its 2010 operating income1 guidance from the previous range of $1.75 to $2.00 per share, to a revised range of $2.15 to $2.25 per share. The revised guidance is based on a projected GAAP combined ratio of 102.3 percent. Additional [...]