Changing Times for Surplus Lines

September 2010
Best's Review;Sep2010, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p68
Trade Publication
The article reports on the significance of merger trend for the excess or surplus wholesalers. It notes that the nature and extent of acquisitions and mergers emphasize the interest in the distribution channel by investors. Executive Bernd G. Heinze attributes the interest in surplus lines to the unique and fluid nature of the business. Risk Placement Services Inc. president Curtis Anderson notes that the acquisition targets should have good markets and good reputations.


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