JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Risk Innovations, a Specialty Insurance Business

ATLANTA, Ga. — JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Risk Innovations LLC, a specialty wholesale insurance broker based in Atlanta, Georgia. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Chuck Simpson of EPIC to Present on Hazard Recognition at 2018 OSHA Oil and Gas Safety and Health Conference

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (‘EPIC’), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at OSHA Oil and Gas Safety and Health Conference on Tues., Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas.

David McNeil of EPIC Named 2018 Broker of Excellence by CalMutuals Joint Powers Risk and Insurance Management Authority

ONTARIO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as a 2018 Broker of Excellence by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies – Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (CalMutuals-JPRIMA).

Bindable announces an investment round led by EPIC, Motive Partners and Wafra

BOSTON, Mass. — Bindable, an insurance technology company whose goal is to transform the affinity distribution of insurance, today announced an investment from EPIC Holdings, the corporate parent overseeing investments across the entire EPIC platform, including EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, and a Wafra advised fund, in conjunction with Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investing in financial technology companies.

EPIC Buys Direct Retail Wine Industry Business From Paragon Insurance Holdings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the purchase of a retail wine industry book of business from Managing General Agency (MGA) Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they acquired wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Paragon Insurance Holdings to Sell its Direct Retail Wine Industry Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC today announced the sale of the firm’s direct retail wine industry business to retail insurance broker EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they purchased wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Michael Power Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Michael Power has joined the firm’s operations in New York as a Principal. Power will be responsible for new business development; management of property/casualty insurance programs; and providing risk management strategies and solutions.

Tandis Nili Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company as Global Services Division Leader

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Tandis Nili has joined the firm’s operations in New York as Senior Vice President and leader of the Global Services Division. Nili is based in Frenkel’s New York, NY office at 350 Hudson Street and reports to John F. Kelly, President and CEO of Frenkel & Company.

New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn’t purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.

Digital insurance agency Matic named a Central Ohio ‘Best Place to Work’ by Columbus Business First

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, has been named one of Central Ohio’s top employers by Columbus Business First.