Global Indemnity plc (NASDAQ: GBLI), is a holding company formed in 2010 under the laws of Ireland. United America Indemnity, Ltd. is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Indemnity plc. We offer a broad array of insurance and reinsurance products and services to meet the needs of a diverse customer base. Our operating divisions, Penn-America Group®, Diamond State Group®, United National Group®,
J.H. Ferguson & Associates (VacantExpress.com®), Collectibles Insurance Services, and Wind River Reinsurance Company, Ltd., are providers of specialty property, and casualty coverage for specialty risks, programs, and niches that are generally not offered by standard insurance and reinsurance companies. Each of our operating divisions targets specific markets and distribution channels, providing the company and our agents opportunities and flexibility in conducting business.
Insurance Operations
Global Indemnity's insurance operations are composed of six U.S. insurance companies: Diamond State Insurance Company®, Penn-America Insurance Company®, Penn-Patriot Insurance Company®, Penn-Star Insurance Company®, United National Insurance Company®, and United National Specialty Insurance Company®. Together, these companies hold admitted licenses and surplus lines qualifications in all 50 states and D.C. and maintain "A" (Excellent) XI A.M. Best ratings.
Our U.S. insurance products are currently distributed through five distinct divisions. Each division targets a specific market and distribution channel, giving both the company and its producers uncommon flexibility in conducting business.
Penn-America Group® (Binding Authority)
Penn-America offers specialty property and casualty products designed for small commercial businesses through a select network of wholesale general agents with specific binding authority. Penn-America was founded in 1975 and has offices in Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.
Diamond State Group® (Brokerage)
Diamond State was formed in 2007 to serve the wholesale brokerage market. It distributes property, commercial automobile, and professional lines products underwritten by its own specialty underwriting staff. Diamond State has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia.
United National Group® (Programs)
United National focuses exclusively on the program market. Targeting specific classes, United National distributes property, general liability, and professional lines products through program administrators with specific binding authority. United National was founded in 1960 and is located in Philadelphia, PA.
J.H. Ferguson & Associates, LLC | VacantExpress.com® (Agency)
J.H. Ferguson is a leading property and casualty insurance wholesaler specializing in vacant properties, renovations and builders risk utilizing web-based technology – VacantExpress.com®. J.H. Ferguson was founded in 1978 and is located in Chicago, IL.
Collectibles Insurance Services, LLC (Agency)
Collectibles Insurance is a specialty retail agency whose focus is insuring various collectibles, from autographs to zippos, and everything in between. Collectibles Insurance was founded in 1966 and is located in Hunt Valley, MD.
Reinsurance Operations
Wind River Reinsurance Company, Ltd., locatd in Bermuda, is an A.M. Best "A" XI rated company that provides reinsurance nationally and internationally. Founded in 2003 and historically a specialist of limited risk and structured reinsurance, Wind River is repositioning itself to the underwriting of conventional treaty reinsurance. Its portfolio includes such lines as worldwide catastrophe and global marine business, as well as casualty-oriented business ranging from professional liability to workers' compensation.
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