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The Progressive Corporation

Heavy Ida losses to trigger Progressive’s reinsurance recoveries

17th September 2021

The Progressive Corporation has confirmed the triggering of its excess-of-loss reinsurance cover as a result of losses incurred by hurricane Ida. The insurer notes Ida has so-far driven reported and IBNR losses of $510 million across the US Gulf Coast and Northeast. Ida made landfall as a 150 mph Category 4 ... Read the full article

Progressive completes takeover of Protective Insurance

2nd June 2021

Property and auto-focused insurance group Progressive has announced the completion of its acquisition of Protective Insurance Corporation for approximately $338 million. First announced in February 2021, the transaction saw Protective shareholders receive $23.30 per share in cash, without interest, for their Class A and Class B common shares. The per share ... Read the full article

Progressive in $40mn reinsurance recovery for US winter storms

17th March 2021

The Progressive Corporation, a provider of personal and commercial insurance throughout the U.S., recorded a $40 million reinsurance recoverable in February owing to damages caused by the severe winter weather across southern parts of the country. During the month, Progressive recorded catastrophe losses of $87 million, resulting in a net catastrophe ... Read the full article

Progressive recovers $80mn from reinsurance in August

18th September 2020

Property and auto-focused insurance group Progressive recovered a total of $80 million from its reinsurance during August. $70 million was recovered after its 2020 cat losses and associated allocated loss adjustment expenses (ALAE) in its property business exceeded the $375 million annual retention threshold. An additional $10 million was recovered because the Property ... Read the full article

State Farm & Berkshire maintain status as top US P&C insurers

24th October 2019

State Farm and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance maintained their spots as the largest and second-largest U.S. Property and Casualty (P&C) writers in 2018, respectively, while Chubb INA Group entered the top ten. This is according to the Reinsurance News directory of the Top 100 U.S. P&C ... Read the full article

Progressive anticipating $120mn hit from Hurricane Michael

16th October 2018

Insurance group The Progressive Corporation has said that it currently expects to incur losses of approximately $120 million from Hurricane Michael, which hit Florida last week as a Category 4 hurricane. This estimate consists of $60 million in losses for Progressive’s vehicle business and $60 million for its property business, ... Read the full article

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