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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Genstar Capital Announces Acquisition of 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, software, industrial technology, and healthcare industries, today announced the acquisition of 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW), a provider of home warranty products to homeowners and new home builders.

Source:  https://www.gencap.com/genstar-capital-announces-acquisition-of-2-10-home-buyers-warranty/

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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Frontdoor, Inc., Completes Spin-off from ServiceMaster

Home Service Plan Provider Frontdoor, Inc. begins operating as an independent publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “FTDR” after completing its spin-off from ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.

Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181001005310/en/Frontdoor-Completes-Spin-off-ServiceMaster-Debuts-Independent-Public

Cox Automotive Acquires F&I Express

Cox Automotive Inc. announces the acquisition of Intersection Technologies Inc., which does business as F&I Express.

Article:  http://www.fi-magazine.com/news/story/2018/10/cox-automotive-acquires-f-i-express.aspx

Automotive Warranty Management – Annual Summit

Automotive Warranty Management Annual Summit
October 16 – 17, 2018

The Henry Hotel, Dearborn MI

Creating warranty programs and practices that drive customer satisfaction and continuous improvement

In the current economy where customers are ‘prosumers’, both producing and consuming services and content, warranty, aftersales and aftercare create a crucial link in the value chain that require a strategic focus.

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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