Great American Insurance Group Introduces Program for Classic Car Restoration and Repair Shops

CINCINNATI — May 7, 2018 — The Alternative Markets Division of Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce its newest national program in conjunction with Grundy Insurance. The program focuses on coverages for antique and classic car restoration and repair shops across the United States.

The program, underwritten by Grundy and based out of Horsham, Pennsylvania, was awarded to Great American effective April 1, 2018. According to Jeff Henke, Underwriting Relationship Manager for Great American Alternative Markets, “Grundy Insurance has a team dedicated to this business. They are a full service operation and are uniquely qualified to underwrite the business. We truly value their long-standing reputation and expertise.” Coverage offerings within the car restoration program include property, general liability, automobile and garage keepers.

According to Jim Grundy, Owner/Principal, Grundy Insurance, “We know this business well, and we wanted a carrier that would respect our industry knowledge and build a program that affords the coverage that these specialty shops require. For us, Great American was the clear choice,” he explains. “With the Company’s financial strength, commitment to the program space, and the value-added support we receive, we can focus on what we do best and let Great American’s policy provide the protection that our specialized shop owners require.”

Inquiries about the Grundy Insurance car restoration program may be directed to: Robyn Rider at

About Great American’s Alternative Markets Division

Great American’s Alternative Markets Division offers agents and clients a variety of risk-sharing and traditional program insurance options that support both specialty niche programs as well as generalist businesses. The division’s captive capabilities include Agency, Association and Group captives.

About Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for more than 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) affirmed August 11, 2017). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.

Policies are underwritten by Great American Insurance Company, Great American Assurance Company, Great American Alliance Insurance Company, and Great American Insurance Company of New York, authorized insurers in all 50 states and the DC.


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