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OnPoint Warranty Closes Series A Funding Round

Investment in Business Positions Company for Growth

OnPoint Warranty Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of underwriting, service contract, and manufacturer’s warranty programs, plus logistics and service administration, has closed on its Series A  funding from prominent Louisville business investors.

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Yves Gaboriault Joins Commercial Risk Management Firm Alexander & Preston

Nashville, Tenn. — Alexander & Preston, a Nashville-based warranty and captive insurance risk management firm, today announced the addition of Yves Gaboriault as Director of Asia Pacific. Gaboriault brings more than 20 years of sales management and leadership experience in the construction and heavy equipment industries in Asia Pacific, Africa and North America. He will support Alexander & Preston’s growing client base of U.S. and multinational companies with operations in Southeast Asia.

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Act Now and Save: 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

October 1-3, 2018

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300.

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum features over 40+ top flight speakers and many new multi-industry case studies. Join us for this highly acclaimed event providing comprehensive coverage on the full spectrum of your business processes. This year’s agenda focuses on:

  • Customer Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Risk Management & Product Quality.

Due to popular demand we have added industry-specific roundtables where you gain vital insights and have your questions answered by industry experts.

Plus immediately following the main conference, you can attend the 2 exclusive add-on forums.

For complete details:  http://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.html

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300.

Domestic & General hires bank to plot £1.5bn stock market return

Domestic & General’s owner has hired Rothschild to return it to the London stock market 11 years after delisting, Sky News learns.

Article:  https://news.sky.com/story/domestic-general-hires-bank-to-plot-15bn-stock-market-return-11490092

Kubota Invests in Enhanced Warranty System with Tavant

Kubota’s new warranty process, powered by the Tavant Warranty On-Demand platform, will benefit dealers nationwide.

Full Release:  https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180814005061/en/

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum features over 40+ top flight speakers and many new multi-industry case studies. Join us for this highly acclaimed event providing comprehensive coverage on the full spectrum of your business processes. This year’s agenda focuses on:

  • Customer Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Risk Management & Product Quality.

Due to popular demand we have added industry-specific roundtables where you gain vital insights and have your questions answered by industry experts.

Plus immediately following the main conference, you can attend the 2 exclusive add-on forums.

For complete details:  http://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.html

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300 if you register after August 10th.

ServiceBench Selected by Italy-Based Home Emergency Repair Company

ServiceBench®, the leading provider of integrated service management solutions for manufacturers and other service administrators, announced today it has signed a contract with HomeServe, a leader in home repair, maintenance and warranty services, to help HomeServe’s Italy division Assistenza Casa to improve customer service delivery throughout Italy.

Full release:  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/servicebench-selected-by-italy-based-home-emergency-repair-company-300688047.html

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services Hires Dan Cantafi

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services, a renewable energy program manager based in the U.S., has hired warranty and service agreement specialist Dan Cantafi as the firm’s senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Full Article:  https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2018/08/06/497169.htm

GWSCA taps warranty industry veteran Kevin Rigg for key leadership role

PRESS RELEASE

Chicago, IL

For Release: July 17, 2018

GWSCA taps warranty industry veteran Kevin Rigg for key leadership role

The Global Warranty and Service Contract Association (“GWSCA”) recently held a Board of Directors meeting and unanimously agreed to appoint Kevin Rigg as Executive Director of the GWSCA.

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Personal Safeguards Group Publishes Service Contract Industry Estimates – Over $53b

At retail the US Consumer Service Contract Industry is approximately $53.7b

Breakdown by Segment Chart:  http://warrantynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Industry-Overview.png

Source:  Personal Safeguards Group, LLC