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November 30, 2017

Orchid announces expansion of Commercial Lines Division and promotion of Bryan Schofield to Senior Vice President
Vero Beach, FL – November 30, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophic coastal insurance, today formally announced the upcoming expansion of its commercial lines division in 2018 and the promotion of Bryan Schofield from VP of Commercial Lines to Senior Vice President of Commercial Lines. Mr. Schofield joined Orchid in 2015 as th

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June 21, 2017

ORCHID UNDERWRITERS EXPANDS COMMERCIAL FOOTPRINT TO ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI
Vero Beach, FL – June 14, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophic coastal insurance, announced that it expanded its Commercial Lines business to two new states, Alabama and Mississippi.  The two new states join New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana and Texas as states where the Orchid products are offered.

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March 27, 2017

Orchid Underwriters Appoints Brad Emmons as Chief Executive Officer and Steven Carlsen as Chairman
VERO BEACH, FL – March 27, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Insurance Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of property insurance on coastal properties, announced today that it has promoted Brad Emmons to Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Emmons, who joined Orchid in 1998, previously served as President of Orchid.  Under Emmons’ leadership and since Gryphon Investors (“Gryph

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February 21, 2017

Florida Homeowner Carrier Downgrades
February 21, 2017 – Florida Homeowner Carrier Downgrades Please reference the following article in Insurance Journal regarding recent carrier downgrades: Demotech Suspends Florida Insurer Rating Criteria; Says Downgrades Coming. The article mentions several carrier downgrades. Rest assured, this does not affect any Orchid carriers. Orchid only partners with AM Best Rated carriers with a rating

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February 17, 2017

Orchid Launches Admitted Product with Spinnaker Insurance Company
Orchid Launches Admitted Product with A.M. Best-Rated Carrier Spinnaker Insurance Company Vero Beach, FL – February 14, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of excess & surplus (“E&S”) insurance focusing on coastal properties, announced that it will launch admitted residential homeowners’ products through a new partnership with S

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November 30, 2016

Orchid Underwriters Welcomes New Carrier National General Premier
Vero Beach, FL – November 30, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading provider of coastal excess & surplus (“E&S”), as well as High Net Worth personal lines, is pleased to announce a new partnership with National General Premier, a specialty personal lines insurance company designed to meet the needs of affluent customers. National General Premier focuses on affluent

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