The Insurance Agency Trendsetters Podcast

Episode 020

Recent Happenings in the Insurance Industry (Part 1)

Jan 26, 2021

In today’s episode, George and Charlotte discuss some of the acquisitions that have happened in the last few weeks and what that means for independent insurance agents.  

#020 – In today’s episode, George and Charlotte discuss some of the acquisitions that have happened in the last few weeks and what that means for independent insurance agents.  

In 2020, agency merger and acquisitions were up a whopping 20%. And there’s been plenty of activity in other areas of the industry as well.

We dive into Applied Systems’ acquisition of EZLynx, Zywave’s acquisition of ITC, American Family’s acquisition of Bold Penguin, and Brown & Brown’s acquisition of CoverHound.

Indio Technologies was acquired last year by Applied. We interviewed Ken Wohl of Indio on Episode 3 of our podcast.

Also, we explore potential acquisitions for agency owners, including some industries you may not have thought of as potential targets.

Hosts & Guests

Charlotte Hicks

George Robertson

 

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