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Assurant Solutions Launches Connected Living Division

NOVEMBER 19, 2014 NEWS RELEASE
Provides seamless protection and technical support for the connected consumer and the smart home

ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2014 –- Helping consumers protect their increasingly connected lives from disruption is the driving force behind the launch of Assurant Solutions’ Connected Living division.

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Claro Teams with Assurant Solutions to Create a Unique Smartphone Offering in Brazil

Claro Up includes installment payments, yearly upgrades and insurance against accidents and qualified theft 

ATLANTA, NOV. 18, 2014 –-Claro, part of the largest telecom group in Latin America, has teamed with Assurant Solutions to launch an innovative new program in Brazil that will enable customers to purchase one of the world’s most popular smartphones through monthly installment payments and be eligible for a yearly upgrade. The new program, called Claro Up, launched Nov. 14.

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Assurant to Strengthen Mobile Services Capabilities with Acquisition of CWI Group

Purchase of Market Leading Mobile Device Insurance Provider in France

Atlanta, Oct. 27, 2014 –Assurant Solutions, a business segment of Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), has made a binding offer and has been granted exclusivity to acquire CWI Group,  a market leading mobile insurance administrator in France, for approximately €56 million ($71 million), subject to certain conditions with a possible earnout payment based on future performance. The acquisition would strengthen Assurant Solutions’ market-leading capabilities in mobile device protection and expand its distribution into independent retailers and the financial services affinity market in Europe.

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Assurant Names Alan B. Colberg as New President and CEO

Assurant Names Alan B. Colberg as New President and CEO

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 NEWS RELEASE

Brings 25 Years of Experience Driving Growth and Innovation in the Financial Services Sector

New York, Sept. 16, 2014 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance products and services, announced the appointment of Alan B. Colberg, as president, effective immediately, and as chief executive officer and director of the company’s board, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He succeeds Robert B. Pollock who announced his plan to retire earlier this year after 33 years with the company.

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