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WCM 2018 – Warranty And Service Contract Management For Innovation And Growth

14th Annual WCM Conference

When
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Thursday, March 8, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Pacific Time

Where
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, California 92109

The theme of the 14th annual conference is “Warranty And Service Contract Management For Innovation And Growth” which addresses how effective warranty and service contract management has enabled companies to develop their competitive edge, manage risk and increase cost savings, innovate and grow.

The WCM 2018 event offers a broad range of presentations with attendees able to choose from up to 3 parallel tracks with over 50 speakers spread over 20 separate sessions.

Complete Details: http://www.cvent.com/events/warranty-chain-management-conference-2018/event-summary-b8df502cfa2c43afae28cb637dc7b5e2.aspx?i=dcb27c6a-7dee-477b-8b2b-14a698b5a10d

Buoy Labs Announces Partnership With Cross Country Home Services to Power Company’s Nationwide, On-Demand, Plumbing Services

Partnership revolutionizes the way homeowners maintain their water service and usage

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Buoy Labs today announced its partnership with Cross Country Home Services (CCHS), offering a nationwide, on-demand network of licensed plumbers to install the Buoy™ smart home device for water, and to make repairs or provide other plumbing services in response to Buoy insights. Beginning today, Buoy is rolling out nationwide access to these on-demand services for its customers through the Buoy app.

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Rochester partners with company to provide service line warranties

Rochester homeowners now have the option of purchasing protection plans in case exterior sewer or septic lines on their property break.

Article:  http://www.kttc.com/story/37195236/2018/01/Thursday/rochester-partners-with-company-to-provide-service-line-warranties

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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