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Assurant Specialty Property
Assurant Specialty Property businesses are leading providers of lender-placed hazard insurance, collateral protection programs and related outsourcing services to the mortgage, manufactured housing and auto finance industries. Our businesses develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty property and personal lines of insurance through collaborative relationships with leading home mortgage companies, manufactured home builders and dealers, auto finance companies, property management companies and managing general agents. Our products and services include lender-placed homeowners insurance and related outsourcing services, collateral protection for automobiles, manufactured housing insurance, renters insurance, homeowners, watercraft, motorcycle, motor home, federal flood and farmowners. Assurant Specialty Property serves clients and their customers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Property Insurance and Protection
Assurant Specialty Property's strong leadership position in the markets it serves is a result of high level of trust, industry expertise and unwavering commitment to the success of its clients. Its mission is to help clients' customers protect what is most important to them: their home, their personal property, and their ability to recover from natural, personal and financial catastrophes.
Products and Services
Assurant Specialty Property's broad array of product offerings includes:
Assurant Specialty Property has established market leadership positions in lender-placed homeowners insurance and related outsourcing services, and manufactured housing homeowners insurance. Assurant Specialty Property has strong, long-term relationships with six of the ten largest mortgage lenders and servicers (based on servicing volume).
A.M. Best is North America's most widely recognized insurance rating service. Its ratings are based on financial strength and operating performance. A.M. Best Company ratings range from A++ to F. A.M. Best neither endorses nor is affiliated with any Assurant company.
Standard & Poors***
* Affirmed in November 2012
Additional Company Information
The business now known as Assurant Specialty Property began with the acquisition of American Security Group in 1980 by AMEV Holdings, Inc., which later became Fortis, Inc. In August 1999, Fortis, Inc. acquired American Bankers Insurance Group, Miami, Florida, and merged its operations with those of American Security Group, forming Assurant Group. The business was renamed Assurant Solutions in February 2004 after Fortis spun off its U.S. insurance operations through an initial public offering. Fortis, Inc. was re-named Assurant, Inc. In June 2005, Assurant divided the Solutions business into two business units – Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property.