Category Archives: Home Warranty

AmTrust Financial Services and Madison Dearborn Partners Enter Into Strategic Transaction

AmTrust Financial Services and Madison Dearborn Partners Enter Into Strategic Transaction for a Portion of AmTrust’s U.S. Fee Businesses with a Total Enterprise Value of $1.15 billion.

Full Release:  https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/11/06/1175411/0/en/AmTrust-Financial-Services-and-Madison-Dearborn-Partners-Enter-Into-Strategic-Transaction-for-a-Portion-of-AmTrust-s-U-S-Fee-Businesses-with-a-Total-Enterprise-Value-of-1-15-billio.html

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A.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries Under Review With Negative Implications.

Full Release:  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171106006579/en/A.M.-Places-Credit-Ratings-AmTrust-Financial-Services

 

Assurant to Acquire The Warranty Group in Transaction Valued at $2.5 Billion

The transaction values The Warranty Group at $1.9 billion in equity value, or $2.5 billion of enterprise value, including their existing debt.

Full Release: https://www.assurant.com/NewsRoom/AllNews/NewsReleases/2017/October/assurant-to-acquire-the-warranty-group-in-transaction-valued-at-$2.5-billion

The deal is expected to yield $60m in  pre-tax operating synergies.  View Assurant’s presentation on the deal breakdown:  http://s1.q4cdn.com/131015182/files/doc_presentations/2017/Assurant’s-Acquisition-of-The-Warranty-Group-Presentation.pdf

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Introduces Next-Generation Home Warranty Service Agreement

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW), the industry-leading provider of structural warranties for new construction homes and systems and appliances protection for pre-existing homes, announced today the release of their all-new Home Warranty Service Agreement.

Full release:  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14808849.htm#!

North Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority Selects HomeServe USA to Offer Optional Exterior Sewer Line Service Plans to Customers

HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home emergency repair solutions, announces the launch of its partnership with North Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority (NHTMA) to offer area homeowners optional repair service plans for the sewer line connecting their homes to the NHTMA system.

Full Release:  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170906005440/en/North-Huntingdon-Township-Municipal-Authority-Selects-HomeServe

September 13-15, 2017 – 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Event

Connectivity is today’s key success ingredient in service contract & warranty customer care. Hear from Amazon, Microsoft, GM, GE, Electrolux, and AMT Warranty about Customer Care in the New Digital Age and how connectivity is dramatically transforming the Warranty and Service Contract industry. We are proud to announce the 2017 agenda for this highly acclaimed 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations event, taking place September 13-15, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Use WN300 for a $300 discount. Register today at: http://www.warrantyinnovations.com.

Don’t miss hearing from 40 top industry leaders from multiple key industries in the extended warranty/service contract market. This all new event features ground breaking innovations ranging from sales, marketing, coverage, new technologies to customer experience, risk, legal, and global ventures.

Cross Country Home Services Taps Chris White for Executive Leadership Team

New Senior Vice President of Marketing to focus on elevating brand vision and identity while supporting company’s digital transformation.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 21, 2017) – Cross Country Home Services (CCHS), a leader in home repair, maintenance and warranty services, today announced that Chris White has been appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing and will lead the company’s marketing efforts. White has more than 24 years of experience transforming brands and elevating the customer experience for some of the top organizations in the country. He will oversee CCHS’ brand identity, external communications, online and offline direct response efforts, and corporate marketing initiatives.

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Cross Country Home Services Names Andrea Kane to Executive Leadership Team

New Chief Human Resources Officer to focus on company culture and talent development as part of commitment to invest in organizational capabilities

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 7, 2017) – Cross Country Home Services (CCHS), a leader in home repair, maintenance and warranty services, today announced that Andrea Kane has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Kane brings more than 20 years of experience cultivating and nurturing talent at some of the top organizations in the country. She will oversee the talent management, total rewards, training & development, employee recognition and internal communications strategies. Her focus will be on enhancing CCHS’ organizational culture and talent capabilities to better attract, develop, retain great people, and foster a highly engaged culture as a great place to work.

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Centricity and Encompass Further Align to Simplify Parts Procurement for Warranty Repairs

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. a leading supplier of distribution, 3PL and 4PL solutions for a diverse range of replacement parts and finished goods, today announced it has further expanded its relationship with Centricity – a top service and protection plan provider – to deliver comprehensive aftersales support for a range of household products.

Full Article:  https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/08/08/1081577/0/en/Centricity-and-Encompass-Further-Align-to-Simplify-Parts-Procurement-for-Warranty-Repairs.html

8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Event – September 13-15, 2017

Connectivity is today’s key success ingredient in service contract & warranty customer care. Hear from Amazon, Microsoft, GM, GE, Electrolux, and AMT Warranty about Customer Care in the New Digital Age and how connectivity is dramatically transforming the Warranty and Service Contract industry. We are proud to announce the 2017 agenda for this highly acclaimed 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations event, taking place September 13-15, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Use WN300 for a $300 discount. Register today at: http://www.warrantyinnovations.com.

Don’t miss hearing from 40 top industry leaders from multiple key industries in the extended warranty/service contract market. This all new event features ground breaking innovations ranging from sales, marketing, coverage, new technologies to customer experience, risk, legal, and global ventures.