Fortegra Receives UK Branch Authorization from The PRA

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 09/22/2022

London, September 13, 2022 -- The Fortegra Group, Inc. (“Fortegra”), a global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announced that its European insurer, Fortegra Europe Insurance Company Ltd. (“FEICL”), received UK Branch approval from the UK’s Prudential Regulatory Authority effective July 28, 2022.

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Fortegra Europe Announces Office Relocation

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 07/22/2022

LONDONJuly 27, 2022 – The Fortegra Group, Inc. ("Fortegra"), a global specialty insurer, and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announced the relocation of its London office from Bankside House to the iconic Fenchurch Building, known as “The Walkie-Talkie” building.

Fortegra Acquires ITC Compliance

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 04/05/2022

The Fortegra Group, LLC ("Fortegra"), a global specialty insurer, and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announced it has completed its acquisition of ITC Compliance GRP Limited ("ITC"), the United Kingdom's largest secondary intermediary Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Network.

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Fortegra's Parent Company Tiptree Named to List of Top Performing Stock Predictions for 2022

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 01/05/2022

Fortegra’s parent company Tiptree (NASDAQ:TIPT) has been included on a list of “Top Performing Stock Predictions for 2022” by the Wall Street Transcript. The same article also named Fortegra CEO Rick Kahlbaugh as one of the 20 highest returning CEOs in 2021.

Commenting on Fortegra’s success, Rick said, “It’s our ability to complement underwriting revenue with fee revenue that changes the dynamic of the investment for shareholders — little safer, little outsized-return environment.” Click here to read more.

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For more than 40 years, Fortegra and its subsidiaries have delivered risk management solutions that help people and businesses succeed in the face of uncertainty. As a global specialty insurer, we offer a diverse set of admitted and surplus insurance products and warranty solutions. Fortegra’s A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) is a result of our rigorous underwriting standards and consistent profitability.

 

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Fortegra Europe Establishes Czech Branch

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 10/01/2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--()--Fortegra Europe Insurance Company (“Fortegra” or “Company”), a leading international specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT) (“Tiptree”), today announced the registration of a branch office in Prague, Czech Republic. The establishment of which will further strengthen Fortegra’s European presence. The Czech branch has all the regulatory approvals in place and is ready to write business in the Czech Republic, effective immediately.

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Fortegra Expands Alternative Risk Team

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 09/17/2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & LONDON--()--The Fortegra Group, LLC ("Fortegra" or the “Company”), a global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announced the promotion of Mark Davies to Senior Vice President of Fortegra's Alternative Risk Team. In his expanded role, Davies will support programs with bespoke needs and demands.

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Fortegra Europe Selected as Exclusive Extended Warranty and Add-On Insurance Product Provider for Motorpoint

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 07/14/2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--()--Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), announced today that it is now the exclusive vehicle service contract provider for Motorpoint, UK’s largest independent car retailer.

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Fortegra Announces Expansion of Partnership with Badcock Home Furniture &more - Named Exclusive Provider of Service Contracts and Credit Insurance Products

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 07/01/2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--()--The Fortegra Group, LLC (“Fortegra”), a global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announced the expansion of their partnership with Badcock Home Furniture &more (“Badcock”).

For almost 15 years, Fortegra has been providing Badcock customers with both credit insurance and furniture service contracts. By replacing the previous provider of service contracts on appliances & electronics, Fortegra will now be the exclusive credit insurance and protection plan provider across all 382 Badcock stores.

“We decided to consolidate our product offerings with Fortegra based on their approach to the business and the way in which they value the partnership. They not only listen to our business needs, but more importantly, are very intuitive to our customers’ needs, and that is where the magic happens,” said Badcock’s Vice President of Retail Operations and Chief Credit Officer Mitchell Stiles. “We are in the relationship business, and we want the customer to feel comfortable with their home furnishing purchases. Fortegra’s Concierge service team enhanced and personalized the claim process, which gives us the confidence that our customers are in good hands.”

“Over the last few years, retail has evolved dramatically, and we are always thinking about how to make sure service contracts keep up. So we worked closely with Badcock to reimagine their service contract process. From sales to claims, we created a simplified, multi-channel approach that better meets consumer needs,” said Holly Bohn, Chief Marketing Officer at Fortegra.

About Fortegra

The Fortegra Group, LLC is a global specialty insurer. Fortegra and its subsidiaries underwrite and administer a comprehensive and diverse set of admitted and surplus insurance products and warranty solutions across the United States and around the world. For over 40 years, Fortegra’s collaborative approach, experienced team, and innovative products have fueled consistent growth and increasing demand from both domestic and international partners. The Company holds an A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent). For more information on Fortegra, visit: https://www.fortegra.com/

About W.S. Badcock Corporation

Founded in 1904, W.S. Badcock Corporation is one of the largest privately-held home furnishings companies in the United States. Headquartered in Mulberry, Florida, its more than 380 corporate and associate dealer stores employ more than 2,500 employees in eight southeastern states. Its branded Badcock Home Furniture &more stores carry a complete line of furniture, appliances, bedding, electronics, home office furnishings, accessories, and seasonal items while offering easy in-house financing for its customers. The Company was named “2018 Retailer of the Year” by the National Home Furnishings Association.

Contacts

For Fortegra:
Holly Bohn Pittman
904.357.2122
press@fortegra.com

For Badcock Corporation:
Jennifer Grecsek
863-425-7545
Jennifer.grecsek@badcock.com

 

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Fortegra Confirms AM Best Assigns Credit Rating to Fortegra Specialty Insurance

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 11/11/2020

Fortegra’s Excess and Surplus Subsidiary assigned the Financial Strength Rating of A-

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT) (“Tiptree”), announced today AM Best assigned the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” to Fortegra Specialty Insurance Company (FSIC) (Arizona), the newly established excess and surplus lines (E&S) subsidiary of Fortegra. The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The company will begin underwriting excess and surplus lines programs concurrent with this announcement.

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Fortegra Financial Corporation Announces Launch of E&S Insurance Subsidiary

Holly Bohn - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer 10/01/2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--()--Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT) (“Tiptree”), announced today the formation of a new excess and surplus lines subsidiary, Fortegra Specialty Insurance Company.

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