H.W. Kaufman Group has introduced that it’s rebranding its New York-based International Extra Companions (GEP) as RB Jones Property, creating a brand new division throughout the RB Jones model. GEP will mix its property insurance coverage enterprise with RB Jones to increase its providers for brokers, brokers and wholesale companions, H.W. Kaufman Group stated.
“H.W. Kaufman Group is happy so as to add RB Jones Property to our portfolio of rising specialty merchandise given its distinctive capability to position difficult property dangers,” stated Alan J. Kaufman, chairman and CEO of H.W. Kaufman Group. “This strategic transition not solely expands RB Jones’ choices, it additionally additional strengthens GEP by the RB Jones model and holistically enhances their experience, operations, efficiency and capabilities.”
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H.W. Kaufman Group acquired GEP in 2013 to strengthen its property capability and experience. RB Jones will proceed to service and give attention to areas together with giant property schedules, middle-market property and flood.
“RB Jones has been in enterprise for greater than 115 years and is called a staple within the specialty danger enterprise,” stated Brendan Prepare dinner, vice chairman and managing director at International Extra Companions. “Rebranding International Extra Companions as RB Jones Property is a wonderful alternative to extend our market positioning as a most well-liked companion and to proceed to convey our unique merchandise to insurance coverage brokers and brokers.”
Prepare dinner, together with Carolyn Relter, affiliate managing director of GEP, will stay of their present management roles in RB Jones, heading up the brand new property division.