On March 29, a U.S. District Court judge ruled in favor of MetLife Inc. in its bid to reject the “Too Big to Fail” label. The official designation of “Systemically Important Financial Institution” or SIFI, first applied to MetLife in December 2014, has put the company at a competitive disadvantage through much tougher rules on capital and on the use …Read More »
Genworth to Suspend Life Insurance and Annuity Sales
On February 5, shares of Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) plunged by 20% as of 11 a.m. ET, after reporting the end of another low quarter the Thursday before. The company reported a net loss of $292 million. Earlier that day, Genworth announced its decision to suspend sales of all its traditional life insurance and fixed annuity products, including Total Living Coverage. …Read More »
AmTrust Announces Closing of $100 Million in Depositary Shares Representing Interests in Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) (the “Company” or “AmTrust”) today announced that it has closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 of its depositary shares (the “Depositary Shares”), each representing a 1/40th interest in a share of its newly-designated 7.25% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B, at a public offering price …Read More »
Maiden Holdings, Ltd. Announces Executive Management Changes
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq:MHLD) (“Maiden” or “the Company”) today announced that John Marshaleck, Chief Financial Officer, has decided to retire at the end of 2014 and in the interim will serve as Chief Operating Officer focusing his efforts on ensuring a smooth transition of responsibilities. Karen Schmitt, President of Maiden Reinsurance Company, …Read More »
Agent Link Video Production Manager Wins Prestigious Film Contest!
CLEARWATER, FL— Agent Link, a leading marketing and public relations firm serving insurance marketers and insurance agents, proudly announces that Video Production Manager Jason Kushner wins third place in groundbreaking short film contest. Kushner, Agent Link’s video production manager and managing editor of AgenteNews (www.Agent eNews.com), recently won third place in the Food and Farming Short Film Competition. Along with …Read More »
Leading Online Publication AgenteNews Re-launches with Groundbreaking New Features for Insurance Agents!
Clearwater, FL— AgenteNews (www.AgenteNews.com), the leading online publication of its kind, launches a host of new, highly anticipated features this month. The Florida-based insurance marketing firm, Agent Link, recently re-launched AgenteNews to provide insurance agents and financial advisors with even more cutting-edge tools and information as well as an online forum and community. In addition to its groundbreaking articles from …Read More »
Agent Link Releases New, Highly Anticipated Company Website Catering to All Corners of the Insurance Industry!
Clearwater, FL—Agent Link, a leading marketing and public relations firm serving insurance marketers and insurance agents, unveils its new website, which accommodates agents, brokerages and insurance carriers alike. This past March, in addition to wrapping up its best quarter yet, Agent Link released its new website with a host of new features: www.agentlinkmarketing.com. The new site is incredibly easy to …Read More »
Agent Link Praised for Its Video Coverage of the Last Big Insurance Event of the Year
Clearwater, FL—Agent Link, a leading marketing and public relations firm serving insurance marketers and insurance agents, releases its video coverage of NAILBA 32—the last big insurance industry event of 2013—which receives wide acclaim from the meeting’s attendees. Agent Link, the full-service marketing firm out of Clearwater, Florida, has spent the last six months making the rounds at the insurance industry’s …Read More »
Agent Link Releases Comprehensive Video from the 2013 NAFA IMO Summit!
Aspen, CO—Agent Link, a full-service marketing and public relations firm serving insurance marketers and insurance agents, finishes marketing video shot at the fifth annual National Association of Fixed Annuities (NAFA) IMO Summit. Agent Link, the rapidly-growing marketing firm out of Clearwater, Florida, has spent the last six months making the rounds at the insurance industry’s annual conferences and shooting digital …Read More »
Crystal & Company Launches New Casualty Claims Predictive Modeling Tool
DENVER, April 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crystal & Company, one of the world’s leading strategic risk and insurance advisors, has launched a new industry leading analytical tool to help their clients focus their loss control efforts for maximum impact. This new predictive modeling enables risk managers to predict which individual claims have a higher likelihood of exceeding a particular …Read More »