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NSM Insurance Group Acquires AFPD

Posted on 07 Sep 2011

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Geof McKernan, CEO, NSM Insurance Group, announced today the acquisition of AFPD, the national Program Administrator for Lawyers and Dentist E&O programs headquartered on Long Island, NY.

AFPD is the leading Program Administrator for Lawyer's and Dentist's professional liability programs across the United States. AFPD is a member of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd (NAPSLO) and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).

"I am pleased to announce that AFPD will expand our footprint to include Lawyers and Dentist Professional liability and strengthen our relationship with our carrier partners," said Geof.  "These are tougher classes for E&O; fortunately AFPD has earned the reputation for being the industry's expert on E&O for Lawyers and Dentist.  AFPD is a terrific addition to our Programs portfolio."

"NSM Insurance Group gives us the ability to grow dynamically," said Irwin Giles, Program Director, AFPD.  "Attorneys and Dentist need efficient and comprehensive protection against the damaging effects professional liability claims can have on their finances and reputation.  We bring years experience underwriting and claims management for these specialty classes."

NSM Insurance Group is a national commercial P&C insurance services firm that specializes in the development and implementation of industry specific programs across the United States.  NSM Insurance Group products and services are distributed through a network of independent agents and brokers around the country.