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Best's Review Examines Insurers’ Increased Interest in Shell Companies

 Patricia Vowinkel
Executive Editor, Best’s Review®
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OLDWICK - JANUARY 17, 2023 09:31 AM (EST)
In a new article, Best’s Review examines the processes, benefits and risks of insurance shell transactions. Insurers and potential insurers purchase shell companies to expedite the process of expanding their businesses and becoming full-stack insurers, rather than starting from the ground up in each state. The trend of buying shells will continue as companies want to quickly enter a market, insurers say. Read the full story in “A Shell of Their Future Selves: How Insurer Acquisitions Spur Faster Growth.”

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