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Avant Supermarket Group (ASG) partners with Fortegra to launch a new admitted Property and Casualty insurance program.

Overland Park, KS, April 16, 2018 - Avant Supermarket Group (ASG), in partnership with Fortegra® has created an admitted Property and Casualty insurance program specifically for independently-owned supermarkets.

ASG’s program will include property, crime, spoilage, equipment breakdown, utility services, and liability coverages uniquely designed to meet the insurance and risk management needs of the independent grocer. ASG is responsible for all aspects of the underwriting, policy administration, claims, and loss control for the program. Marketing will be completed exclusively through ASG’s network of independent agencies that specialize in grocery and supermarket exposures.

 “We look for programs that are niche in focus and partners that are best-in-class in terms of their underwriting acumen and knowledge of a specific class of business. The team at ASG are experts in the supermarket space, and we are excited about the future of this program and partnership,” says Kyle Selvig, Fortegra’s Director of Commercial Underwriting,

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Fortegra writes more than $1 Billion in premium across three life & health and four property & casualty companies that comprise an exclusive A- VII rated (A.M. Best) program insurance carrier. Through its Specialty Programs Division, Fortegra partners with great companies like Avant to provide “A-rated” paper, transparent financial reporting, legal and compliance support, marketing support, and access to strong reinsurance partners.

Avant Supermarket Group is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, and has a team of experts with over 100 years of combined experience in insurance and risk management for independently-owned supermarkets and grocery stores. ASG is owned by Avant, LLC (Avant) a national transportation expert headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee. Questions concerning Avant, ASG, or this program can be directed to Tim Clinton, Avant’s President, at tclinton@avantins.com  or Bill Morrison, ASG’s President, at bmorrison@avantsupermarketgroup.com.

About Fortegra

Fortegra is the marketing name for Fortegra Financial Corporation (a Tiptree Inc. Company) and its subsidiaries, which comprise a single-source insurance services provider that offers a range of consumer protection options including warranty solutions, credit insurance, and specialty underwriting programs. Delivering multifaceted coverage with an unmatched service experience for domestic and international partners and their customers, Fortegra solves immediate, everyday needs, empowering consumers to worry less and Experience More.

About Avant

Avant is the holding company of Avant Underwriters, Avant Brokerage, Avant Specialty Claims, Flexible Workforce, and Avant Supermarket Group.  These organizations provide a nationwide broad menu of exclusive programs and wholesale offerings specializing in trucking classes, supermarkets, and food industries.

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