28 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10005
Assurant, Inc. is headquartered in New York City and operates in 21 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Assurant traces its roots back to 1892 when LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association began offering disability insurance. Lacrosse later changed its name to Time Insurance Company. In 1978, Time Insurance Company was acquired by N.V. AMEV of the Netherlands. It was the Dutch company’s first U.S. acquisition. The company sold individual health and small group insurance plans.
In 1990 Fortis, Inc. was formed when AMEV/VSB of the Netherlands and AG, joined forces in the first cross-border European merger in the financial sector. Fortis was a financial services company that, through its operating companies and affiliates, provided specialty insurance, such as pre-funded funeral insurance, and investment products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company had its initial public offering of common stock in February of 2004 and trades on the NYSE under ticker AIZ. Fortis, Inc. merged with and into the newly established Assurant, Inc.
In 2018 Assurant acquired The Warranty Group in a 2.5 Billion dollar deal. Virginia Surety Company and London General Insurance are the wholly owned subsidiary companies of The Warranty Group. The company focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection and related services; extended service contracts; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance; lender-placed homeowners insurance; and mortgage valuation and field services.
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