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Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 21:54:14 EDT

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Travel Insurance Coverage for Memorial Day Travel Delays, Explained by Squaremouth

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:03:00 EDT

(image) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, about 20% of travelers are delayed en route to their Memorial Day vacation, according to data from the United States Department of Transportation. Leading travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, explains when travel...

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The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. Appoints Bryan J. Salvatore to Lead its Domestic Specialty Business

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:45:00 EDT

(image) WORCESTER, Mass., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) today announced that Bryan J. Salvatore has been appointed executive vice president and president of specialty, effective June 12. In this role, Salvatore will lead the company's domestic...

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Biglari Holdings Inc. To Acquire Pacific Specialty Insurance Company

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:30:00 EDT

SAN ANTONIO, TX and PALO ALTO, CA, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BH) and Pacific Specialty Insurance Company announced today a definitive agreement for a subsidiary of Biglari Holdings to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the parent company of Pacific...

Allstate Returns Cash to Shareholders through Dividends

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:47:00 EDT

(image) NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) announced common and preferred dividends today, continuing its practice of providing attractive cash returns to shareholders. "We continue to proactively return cash to Allstate shareholders," said...

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Northwestern Mutual Appoints Senior Leaders to Advance Transformation and Drive Client Experience

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:02:00 EDT

(image) MILWAUKEE, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, a Fortune 100 financial security company, today announced new senior leadership appointments that advance transformation across the enterprise. These leadership roles signify the company's deep commitment to transform how people...

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Manulife CEO Donald Guloien announces his intention to retire as of Sept. 30; Roy Gori to succeed Guloien as CEO on Oct. 1

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:21:00 EDT

(image) TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945 TORONTO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Manulife today announced that Donald Guloien, President and Chief Executive Officer, has made the decision to retire as of September 30, and that Roy Gori, who will become Manulife's President on June 5, will succeed Mr....

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Allstate and Allstate Agencies Seek to Bring Close to 100 Jobs to Oregon

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:07:00 EDT

(image) PORTLAND, Ore., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today announced a boost to its sales force in Oregon to keep pace with growing consumer demand for insurance and financial products and services in the state. "We are seeing increased consumer demand for auto and...

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Allstate and Allstate Agencies Seek to Bring Over 100 Jobs to Washington

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:03:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today announced a boost to its sales force in WA to keep pace with growing consumer demand for insurance and financial products and services in the state. "We are seeing increased consumer demand for auto and home...

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Nespresso And Blue Marble Microinsurance Announce Partnership And Plan To Launch Pilot Crop Insurance Program For Smallholder Coffee Farmers In Colombia

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestlé Nespresso SA, the pioneer and reference for highest-quality portioned coffee, and Blue Marble Microinsurance, a consortium of eight companies with the aim of providing socially impactful, commercially viable insurance protection to...

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OneBeacon Declares Second Quarter Dividend

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At its regular meeting held on May 24, 2017 the OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:OB) Board of Directors declared a $0.21 per share quarterly dividend, payable in cash on  June 22, 2017, to holders of record of Common Shares as of the clo...

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XL Catlin appoints Rob McAdams as Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Marine

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:49:00 EDT

(image) LONDON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Catlin today announced the promotion of Rob McAdams to the position of Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Marine with immediate effect. Previously, Mr. McAdams held the role of UK/ Ireland Marine Leader. Commenting, Doug Howat, Chief...

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Kingsway Announces Results of Shareholder Meeting

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:30:00 EDT

(image) TORONTO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX: KFS, NYSE: KFS) The Board of Directors of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. ("Kingsway" or the "Company") today announced the results of shareholder voting that took place during the Company's annual meeting held May 24, 2017....

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Trupanion's Veterinarian Appreciation Day Returns to Honor the Role Veterinarians Play in Pet's Lives

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:00:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians play a key role in helping our pets live long, happy and healthy lives. Trupanion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRUP) and animal lovers throughout the U.S. and Canada will once again pause to say thanks on Veterinarian Appreciation Day on June 18....

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John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:20:00 EDT

BOSTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The eight John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced earnings1 for the three months ended April 30, 2017. The same data for the comparable three month period ended April 30, 2016 is also available below....

AMERCO Reports Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:11:00 EDT

(image) RENO, Nev., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERCO (Nasdaq: UHAL), parent of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, today reported net earnings available to shareholders for the year ended March 31, 2017, were...

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Mercury Insurance is Ready to Help Customers Impacted by Oklahoma Tornadoes and Storms

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:17:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury is ready to assist policyholders who have been forced to evacuate their homes, or whose property has suffered damage from the destructive Oklahoma thunderstorms and tornadoes. Call Mercury's claims hotline at (800) 503-3724 or go to...

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Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility and Nexar Announce Partnership to Create First Statewide Vehicle-to-Vehicle Network in the Country

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:25:00 EDT

LAS VEGAS, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility (Nevada CAM) and Nexar - a technology company providing the world's first vehicle-to-vehicle network for preventing road collisions and enabling autonomous mobility - today announced a strategic...

Weed in the Workplace: What Employers Should Know

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:21:00 EDT

(image) KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pot is now legal in some form in 28 states and Washington, DC. Legalization of marijuana is leaving many employers scratching their heads about drug testing and workplace safety.  Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance brok...

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Liberty Mutual Appoints Jessica Dekermanji CUO Of Dedicated Energy Vertical

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:18:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Mutual has appointed Jessica Dekermanji as senior vice president and chief underwriting officer of the National Insurance Specialty Energy unit. Dekermanji will lead an experienced team of dedicated underwriting, risk control and account...

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Aegon Appoints Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:00:00 EDT

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegon appoints Maurice A. Perkins as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs, to oversee all aspects of the company's government relations in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Mr. Perkins will join...