• Assurant Announces Secondary Public Offering of Common Stock by TPG Capital

    Mar 18, 2019, 16:40 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, March 18, 2019– Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) (the “Company” or “Assurant”), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced an underwritten secondary public offering of all of the remaining 7,869,230 shares of its common stock held by certain affiliates of TPG Global, LLC. These shares were originally part of the 10,069,230 shares issued to certain affiliates of TPG Global, LLC for the purchase of The Warranty Group in May 2018. Assurant will not sell any shares in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the offering.
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  • Assurant Acquires All Tech-Neek Electronics Ltd. (ATNE), a Leading Cellular Repair Centre ​

    Mar 18, 2019, 09:27 AM by Joy Collazo
    TORONTO, March 18, 2019 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions has acquired All Tech-Neek Electronics Ltd. (ATNE), a leading Canadian cellular repair centre. This deal further extends Assurant’s position as a Canadian market leader for mobile device repair, asset disposition and parts management. Adding ATNE’s infrastructure, advances Assurant strategic goal to control the device protection lifecycle from end to end and align with their global repair optimization objectives.
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  • Assurant to Host Investor Day

    Mar 14, 2019, 08:02 AM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, March 14, 2019 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today will offer an update on the company’s go-forward strategy to deliver sustained outperformance and drive shareholder value at its 2019 Investor Day in New York City.
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  • Assurant to Host Investor Day on Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Feb 22, 2019, 18:04 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2019 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) today announced it will host an Investor Day in New York City on Thursday, March 14, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. The event will feature presentations by company executives on Assurant’s long-term strategy and financial objectives.
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  • Digital Leasing Provider LeaseRunner Partners with Assurant to Offer Renters Insurance Nationwide

    Feb 21, 2019, 12:51 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK and DENVER, COLORADO—Feb. 21, 2019—Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced that it has been selected as the primary provider of renters insurance for LeaseRunner, a web-based application that offers tenant screening and online leasing services for the rental market. Designed for multifamily and single-family units, Assurant’s renters insurance will be available to landlords and tenants using LeaseRunner in over 8,000 zip codes across all 50 states.
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  • Assurant Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results

    Feb 12, 2019, 16:17 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2019 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2018.
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  • Meet Your F&I Customers Online with Help from Assurant

    Feb 8, 2019, 12:20 PM by Katy Mullet
    Spend less time explaining and more time closing. Empower your customers by providing information about your F&I products online.
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  • 3 Key Takeaways from the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show

    Feb 6, 2019, 11:19 AM by User Not Found
    In our latest consumer research, The Connected Now, 97 percent of the respondents said they might make a first-time purchase of at least one connected product in 2019. That optimistic outlook set the stage for over 4,400 brands debuting thousands of new products and services at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world's largest showcase for technology innovation.
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  • Digital Wireless Carrier Visible Partners with Assurant to Launch Visible Protect – A First in Wireless Device Protection

    Jan 31, 2019, 10:32 AM by Joy Collazo
    ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2019 –- Visible, the digital prepaid unlimited* talk, text, data, and mobile hotspot phone carrier backed by Verizon, has partnered with Assurant (NYSE: AIZ) to introduce the Visible Protect program. Visible Protect is the first all-digital prepaid offering that provides device protection with on-device diagnostics and support.
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  • Assurant Global Automotive Trailblazes New Path with Pocket Drive

    Jan 24, 2019, 10:05 AM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2019 –- Assurant (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced its Global Automotive business has piloted a launch of Pocket Drive by Assurant, one of the auto industry’s first connected devices that enables dealers and their customers to benefit from the vehicle’s data and mobile connectivity.
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  • Assurant Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividends on its Common and Preferred Stock

    Jan 18, 2019, 11:00 AM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2019 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, announced that its Board of Directors declared dividends of its common and preferred stock as follows:
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  • Assurant to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results

    Jan 14, 2019, 16:17 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2019 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, will release fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, after the market closes. The news release will be available on Assurant's website at www.assurant.com. In conjunction with the earnings release, Assurant will host a conference call the following morning, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The call will be available to the public via live audio webcast.
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  • Tech-Savvy Get Techier but Most Consumers Want More Technical Support Before Fully Buying into a Connected Lifestyle

    Jan 7, 2019, 09:08 AM by Joy Collazo
    LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2019 –- The number of U.S. consumers considered to be the most technically savvy has grown in the last three years, yet those who are least interested in being connected continue to comprise 39 percent of the population, according to a new study by Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ).
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  • The Risk Profile of Today’s Renters

    Dec 21, 2018, 14:28 PM by User Not Found
    More Americans rent now than at any point in the past 50 years, but nearly half of renters surveyed by Assurant say they don’t have renter’s insurance to protect their belongings. Perhaps even more shockingly, about one-quarter (24%) of renters without coverage say they’ve never even thought about getting it. From a property management perspective, this poses a significant risk, especially when you take into account some of the misperceptions and behaviors of the modern renter.
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  • NFIP vs. Private Flood: Determining the Right Mix for Your Business

    Dec 21, 2018, 14:05 PM by User Not Found
    As NFIP reforms are debated, there have been short-term lapses in the NFIP during recent government shutdowns and widespread uncertainty in the market around the program’s future. In response to this uncertainty, the private flood market has grown an estimated 25-30% during the last year. At Assurant, we’re seeing renewed interest from agents in contracting to write private policies across residential, condo and commercial properties, and we’re actively innovating to ensure we can help agents and insureds prepare for the future of the flood market.
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  • What’s Needed to Create a True Smart Home? Interoperability and Connectivity

    Dec 17, 2018, 09:29 AM by Ryan Lumsden, Senior VP, Connected Home, Assurant
    Although the smart home has been built up to be an amazing environment where smart devices, such as televisions and appliances, all work together to create a personalized, connected home, that scenario is far from reality.
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  • Making the ‘Magical’ Smart Home a Reality

    Dec 14, 2018, 10:52 AM by Ryan Lumsden, Senior VP, Connected Home, Assurant
    For consumers, the idea of a smart home is fairly simple. They just need to purchase smart devices, such as thermostats, televisions or appliances, and they’ll all magically work together to create a personalized, connected home. Voila.
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  • Assurant Global Preneed President Tammy Schultz Leads the Life Insurers Council Board (LIC)

    Nov 30, 2018, 17:43 PM by User Not Found
    The funeral industry is changing and new traditions have left leaders in the industry scouring to creatively keep up with demands and develop new ways to embrace the consumer. Hear from Tammy Schultz, President of Assurant’s Global Preneed on how the key to staying relevant in the industry.
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  • Assurant Resource Automotive Launches Monthly Vehicle Service Contract

    Nov 26, 2018, 16:18 PM by Joy Collazo
    ATLANTA, Nov. 27, 2018 – Assurant (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced its Assurant Resource Automotive business has launched a monthly subscription option for its Mechanic 2.0 vehicle service contract (VSC). Consumers can pay on a month-by-month basis for protection and can stop coverage at any time.
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  • Assurant Evolves its Operating Structure to Further Business Collaboration and Accelerate Operations and Technology Transformation

    Nov 12, 2018, 16:05 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2018 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced senior management appointments and a new operating structure within both technology and risk to support the company’s commitment to drive sustainable, profitable growth across the enterprise. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, these changes are designed to enable the company to facilitate even greater collaboration across its global lines of business, while harnessing technology to drive efficiencies and to deliver an enhanced customer experience.
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