Coverage of the Cover Holders and Risk Takers-Exchange Conferences
Allen and Bintou Chatterton of Chatterton Insurance said syndicates have become more open to developing business relationships outside of the London market, even with smaller agencies.
Mark Rattner, executive vice president and chief underwriter, Fortegra, said filing miscellaneous errors & omissions coverage is more difficult than developing for specific professionals such as accountants or architects.
Thomas Wilson, partner, Wilson Elser, said brokers and managers looking to launch an insurance program often devote more than a year to starting up, and face a range of regulatory requirements.
Jason Murgio, CEO, Merger & Acquisition Services, said speciality distributors including managing general agents and managing general underwriters, are actively sought for sales and acquisitions.
Bryan Baird, CEO, Xagent, said his company aims to provide agents with a single entry point to submit to multiple carriers.
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