Alternative Products & Structured Solutions Webinar: 6/11

Please join us on Thursday, June 11th for a webinar on Alternative Products & Structured Solutions. Standard insurance markets and products do not always provide acceptable risk management solutions for all risk, but that does not necessarily mean that those risks are not candidates for efficient risk transfer. Industry veterans from Zurich Insurance Company and […]

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CAC Specialty launches a strategic partnership with Liberty Advisor Group

Denver, CO – May 21, 2020 – CAC Specialty, an integrated specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking business, announced today a strategic partnership with Liberty Advisor Group, a premier consulting firm. Together, Liberty Advisor Group and CAC Specialty are creating a leading-edge solution for insurance clients.  This solution will enhance CAC Specialty’s dedication to client […]

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CAC Specialty Announces Addition of Eric Joost as EVP Chief Technology & Global Markets Officer

DENVER, CO – May 20, 2020 – CAC Specialty announced today the addition of Eric Joost as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology & Global Markets Officer. Joost comes to CAC Specialty with more than 30 years of diverse industry expertise over a wide range of insurance products, markets and client segments. Alongside, Joost delivers […]

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News & Views: Issue 1, 2020

Welcome to CAC Specialty’s latest edition of News & Views, a publication covering legal news, developments, and trends in executive, employment, crime, and cyber liability. As this document “goes to print,” the United States and the entire world are feeling both the physical and financial impacts of COVID-19. CAC Specialty is closely monitoring the virus […]

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Welcome to our new blog, CAConnect!

We are excited to announce our new Blog! Our goal is to provide periodic thoughts and musings on the impact COVID-19 is having on the insurance marketplace as a whole, and more specifically on the management and professional liability space. Where appropriate, we will do our best to add some levity as well. As we […]

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CAC Specialty Announces Addition of Edward Krayer to M&A Solutions Team

DENVER, CO – April 2, 2020 – CAC Specialty announced today the addition of Edward (Ed) Krayer as a Senior Vice President in CAC Specialty’s M&A Solutions team. Krayer comes to CAC Specialty with more than 14 years of experience in the industry and as a specialist in supporting private equity sponsors in the Northeast. […]

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CAC Specialty Expands Property and Casualty Service Offerings with Addition of Loss Control and Claims Advocates

DENVER, CO – March 27, 2020 – CAC Specialty continues to expand its service offerings in the property and casualty arena, announcing today the addition of Robert (Bob) Trinkleback, Leader of Property and Casualty Loss Control, and Jonathan (Jon) Goodier, Vice President – Property and Casualty Claims Advocate. “Bob and Jon are outstanding additions to […]

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A WIN For Corporate Filers

Delaware Supreme Court Decision Validating Federal Forum Provisions in Certificates of Incorporation is a Win for Issuers and the D&O Insurance Marketplace On March 18, 2020, a very important decision was handed down in the Delaware Supreme Court. The case, Matthew B. Salzburg et al. v. Matthew Sciabacucchi, involved three companies (Blue Apron Holdings, Inc., […]

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A Roadmap to Finding and Negotiating Pollution Coverage for Covid-19

As we grapple with the human and personal effects of COVID-19, the pandemic is forcing companies to closely examine their corporate insurance programs to determine where, if at all, coverage can provide some relief to the economic losses that COVID-19 will cause. One of the best places to start is by reviewing your pollution legal […]

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CAC Specialty Broker Grant Nichols Recognized as a 2020 Environmental Power Broker

We are thrilled to announce that our own Grant Nichols was named a 2020 Power Broker by Risk & Insurance. Grant joined CAC Specialty’s environmental group in 2019 and brings over fifteen years of experience in crafting risk management solutions for business issues, both as an attorney and as an insurance broker. Specializing in environmental […]

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Insurers Looking For Slight Increases After Several Quarters of Decreasing Price and Increasing Coverage

Continued market hardening in all lines of coverage, most notably in Directors & Officer’s liability, has created a market dynamic where Cyber insurers may begin to seek modest rate increases across their portfolios in 2020 and 2021. While we expect most of our strategic insurer partners to differentiate clients and not paint all customers with […]

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CAC Specialty Announces Appointment of Carrie O’Neil as Senior Vice President

DENVER, CO – March 9, 2020 – CAC Specialty is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie O’Neil as Senior Vice President in its Financial Lines Legal and Claims Practice. O’Neil joins CAC with experience on both the brokerage and insurer sides of the insurance industry. Most recently, O’Neil was a Senior Vice President at […]

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Representation & Warranty Market Update – Q1 2020

Download and review our Q1 2020 newsletter. Contents include: RWI growth in 2019 Range of Deal Sizes Expands Energy Healthcare Cannabis View PDF

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D&O Price Increases Accelerate in the First Two Months of 2020

Premiums for Directors & Officers liability insurance have generally been increasing for the last 18 months. Primary premiums have increased gradually, approximately 3 – 5% each quarter over the last 5 quarters, though on an annual basis the compounded increase is more dramatic. For companies with no adverse development in their risk profile, primary premiums […]

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CAC Specialty Expands Environmental Practice Group with Addition of John Kim

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – February 18, 2020 – CAC Specialty is pleased to announce the appointment of San Francisco-based John Kim as Senior Vice President within its Environmental Practice Group. With more than 25 years’ experience in the environmental space, John brings an added depth to the Environmental Practice Group – that of a senior-level […]

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CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen Announce Chris Trotter as Chief Financial Officer

CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Trotter as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee for both firms. In his new role, Trotter will oversee the financial operations of both CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen, lead the Capital Markets efforts of both companies, liaise with financial […]

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CAC Specialty Expands Private Equity Focus with Addition of Ned Murphy and Dan Lehmann

CAC Specialty continues to expand its M&A Solutions specialty with the additions of Ned Murphy and Dan Lehmann. Both Murphy and Lehmann join as Senior Vice Presidents with a focus on business development and client service. In their roles, Murphy and Lehmann will work closely with CAC’s M&A Solutions team and Investment Banking platform, focusing […]

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CAC Specialty Announces U.S. Vendor Management E&O and Cyber Facility

Technology and cyber risks have become a major factor in vendor management for all companies across all industries.  As our world becomes increasingly interconnected and dependent upon outside third parties to underpin key components of the development, creation, and delivery of goods and services, the inherent risk of a supply-chain or vendor-based technology incident will […]

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