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Applied Underwriters acquires Florida Casualty Insurance Company

16th March 2021 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Risk services firm Applied Underwriters has announced the acquisition of Florida Casualty Insurance Company (FCIC), formerly Ashmere Insurance Company.

Applied-Underwriters-Logo LogoThe newly re-branded FCIC is based in Fort Lauderdale and licensed in 41 states.

Once approved, the acquisition will form part of Applied Underwriter’s strategy to expand in key US and international markets.

“Enterprises such as the Florida Casualty Insurance Company fit neatly within our target profile for further development and for integration into our structural architecture and plans,” explained Jamie Sahara, President of Applied Underwriters.

“We see the newly re-incarnated FCIC as a sound platform in select, critical areas, as we bring innovative products to the market through our exceptional network of independent agents and brokers,” Sahara added.

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Steve Menzies, Chairman of Applied Underwriters, also commented: “We are delighted to add FCIC’s reach across the nation for the offering of our risk solutions, together with our excellent record of service, appreciable brokerage base, and award-winning claims staff in Omaha.”

“We look forward to providing an enhanced portfolio of coverage options in the important, growing Southeastern US and in other important markets.”

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