Mergers and acquisition heats up within the insurance industry

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Merger and acquisition activity is on the rise in the US and Canada There were a reported 110 insurance agency mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. and Canada during the first four months of this year, according to Optis Partners, LLC. This represents the highest frequency of mergers and acquisitions seen in the insurance industry since before 2008. There are many factors that influence the prevalence of mergers and acquisitions, including the hardening of the insurance market and ongoing economic problems. For some organizations, these sorts of deals may simply…

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