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2021 The Year In Review

Among his many memorable quotes, Winston Churchill is credited with being the first to say “never let a good crisis go to waste.” Judging solely by reported structured settlement premium production, most structured settlement professionals and companies appear to have ignored Mr. Churchill’s advice for the second consecutive year. As the COVID pandemic continues to...

 
 

Do you have questions about how reinsurance works in general, or specifically the reinsurance agreement between Hannover Re US and Independent Life? You have come to the right place! Settlement Nation co-hosts, Chris Bua and Courtney Barber interview Independent Life’s CEO Jimmy Atkins, where Jimmy dives into all of this and more. Check out the entire interview or skip to a...

Independent Insurance Group LLC Announces New Signing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Independent Insurance Group LLC (“Independent Group”) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for an investment by Kilter Finance, an insurance-focused specialty finance company backed by KKR. Launched in 2018, Independent Group is the parent of Independent Life Insurance Company (“Independent Life”), the first insurance carrier to focus exclusively on the...

Independent Life Insurance Company Announces Reinsurance Agreement

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Independent Life Insurance Company (“Independent Life”) announced today it has entered into a reinsurance agreement with Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America (“Hannover Re US”), rated A+ by A.M. Best. In accordance with this agreement, effective October 1, 2020 Hannover Re US will reinsure a percentage of Independent Life’s in-force business and new business....

Independent Life COVID-19 Response

We recognize that you may be experiencing significant changes in your everyday life while thinking through the full impact of COVID-19 on you, your family, and your business.  To that end, we wanted to provide the following information about Independent Life. Operations For the safety of our employees, we have taken precautions and activated our...

Say Hello to our New NSSTA Committee Members!

Since 1985, the National Structured Settlements Trade Association has been the leading voice of the structured settlement industry. Independent Life recognizes the impact NSSTA has on our industry and as new members, we are excited to contribute to and help further the NSSTA mission “to promote the establishment and preservation of structured settlements in order to provide long-term financial security...