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 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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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 Hires Jordan B. Tamchin to Lead its Tax Insurance Practice

CAC Specialty announces the expansion of its Transactional Liability Practice with the appointment of Jordan B. Tamchin, Esq. as Senior Vice President and leader of its Tax Insurance Practice. Most recently, Tamchin was Vice President, Tax Insurance Counsel for Concord Specialty Risk, a part of Ryan Specialty Group’s RSG Underwriting Managers, where he underwrote a […]

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CAC Specialty Establishes a Leading Specialty Environmental Risk and Insurance Group

CAC Specialty is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Schilz as Executive Vice President to lead the firm’s newly-formed Environmental Practice Group, along with Senior Vice Presidents Grant Nichols and Brian Lu. The group is a national practice focused on crafting risk management solutions for clients who own, purchase, develop, and operate properties and […]

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CAC Specialty Establishes Strategic Relationship with Fortress Investment Group

CAC Specialty, a first-of-its-kind platform combining insurance brokerage, investment banking and structured finance capabilities, today announced the formation of a strategic relationship with funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC (“Fortress”). The strategic relationship with Fortress, which previously provided financing for the formation of CAC Specialty will allow CAC Specialty to support the […]

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CAC Specialty Hires Chelley Schaper to Lead Real Estate Practice

CAC Specialty is pleased to introduce Chelley Schaper as our newest Senior Vice President. Schaper brings more than 20 years of experience, including 16 years at Lockton working with complex risk accounts, with a specialization in the real estate industry. Most recently, Schaper founded a technology platform for the health and wellbeing company, ActiveSoul, Inc, […]

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CAC Specialty Welcomes Brad Elliott as Senior Vice President

CAC Specialty is pleased to welcome Brad Elliott to the team as Senior Vice President and Team Leader. Elliott’s focus will be on the full spectrum of risk solutions to solve clients’ complex risk challenges. “As CAC Specialty continues to grow, we remain committed to being the broker of choice for the top talent in […]

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CAC Specialty Announces Financial Sponsors Group

CAC Specialty today announced its newly-formed Financial Sponsors Group (“FSG”), a dedicated team providing insurance and capital market solutions to the private equity community. “We couldn’t be more excited to launch FSG,” said Mike Rice, CAC Specialty’s CEO. “We are fully committed to bringing together the best talent in the industry to serve our financial […]

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CAC Specialty Appoints André S. Eichenholtz to Lead Portfolio Solutions Group

CAC Specialty announces the appointment of André S. Eichenholtz as the leader of its Portfolio Solutions group. Eichenholtz brings over 30 years of brokerage experience and has built two successful private equity M&A practices prior to joining CAC Specialty. He was formerly the Head of M&A Diligence and Placement at JLT Specialty. Prior to that, […]

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CAC Specialty Appoints Michael D. Rice II as Chief Executive Officer

CAC Specialty, the industry’s only integrated specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking business, today announced the appointment of Michael D. Rice II as its Chief Executive Officer. Rice brings more than 25 years of experience in the brokerage industry. Most recently, he served as the founding Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of JLT Specialty […]

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CAC Specialty Announces the Appointment of Colin Daly to Co-Lead Financial Lines Practice

CAC Specialty is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Daly as Executive Vice President and co-leader of CAC Specialty’s Financial Lines Practice (FLP). Daly comes to CAC Specialty from JLT Specialty US, where, as a founding member, he helped shape the US business and, in particular, formed and grew the Financial Lines Group nationally. […]

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CAC Specialty Announces Appointment of Jennifer Schaeffer as Senior Vice President

CAC Specialty, a specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking platform bringing bespoke insurance solutions to public and private corporations and private equity sponsors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Schaeffer as Senior Vice President. Schaeffer will anchor West Coast business development efforts to accelerate growth and improve customer coverage. “We are thrilled to […]

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Cobbs Allen Forms CAC Specialty to Serve Corporates and Private Equity Sponsors

Cobbs Allen today announced the formation of CAC Specialty, a specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking platform that will bring bespoke insurance solutions to public and private companies and private equity sponsors. CAC Specialty represents the next wave in the long-term convergence of insurance and capital markets by combining structured finance solutions with insurance broking […]

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Cobbs Allen Announces Continued Expansion with Hiring of David Payne

Cobbs Allen announces the continued expansion of its insurance brokerage team with the addition of David Payne. Payne will join the leadership team that is building a national specialty platform focused on providing complex risk solutions for corporate and private equity clients. Payne most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer at JLT US, where he […]

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Cobbs Allen Announces Hiring of Sparks and Sonderman and Creation of Specialty Insurance Brokerage Business

Cobbs Allen announces the hiring of industry veterans Paul Sparks and Darren Sonderman to lead a new venture in the growing Cobbs Allen portfolio. Sparks and Sonderman each bring over 25 years of experience gained from founding and leading the Financial Services Division of McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. The new venture is focused on […]

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