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Mercator Risk Services Achieves AmRisc L.P. Elite Producer Status

Posted on 19 Apr 2011

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Mercator Risk Services has been appointed an Elite Producer by AmRisc L.P., the largest private provider of wind capacity in the United States.

Through its appointment, Mercator joins a select community of producers with access to AmRisc’s proprietary products and risk solutions, including hard-to-find capacity data and sophisticated modeling techniques for E & S, technical property and catastrophe-driven exposures.

“Insureds with wind-driven exposures face increasing challenges in today’s market,” said Mercator Executive Vice President, J.C. Sparling. “Our appointment with AmRisc means that our clients can access the strength, capacity and product offerings of a leading CAT carrier.  We provide a competitive edge in a crowded marketplace.”

Mercator Risk Services provides wholesale property, casualty and specialty insurance solutions for mid- to large-sized retail insurance brokers.  Using a unique, team-based approach, Mercator is committed to providing clients with expertise, broad carrier relationships and exceptional customer service.  The company provides additional wholesale solutions for small risks through its Mercator Select division and addresses professional liability risks through MercatorPro.   

About Mercator Risk Services

Mercator Risk Services is the wholesale division of Preferred Concepts, LLC, which specializes in providing agents and brokers nationwide with efficient access to proprietary insurance programs and placements. Preferred Concepts is the parent company of SeaFire Insurance, a managing general underwriting agency specializing in automobile, recreational vehicle and motorcycle dealers as well as collision and mechanical repair facilities.  Preferred also provides on-line umbrella liability solutions through as well as program solutions for real estate and hospitality risks. The Preferred Concepts family of companies is headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Hartford, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Westport (CT) and Overland Park (KS). For more information, visit