Great American Risk Solutions Enhances E&S Offerings to Wholesale Brokers

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CINCINNATI — August 22, 2017 — Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce that it renews, strengthens and plans to expand its E&S presence with the formation of Great American Risk Solutions. This new division will leverage the collective experience of two successful businesses – the American Empire Group and the Specialty E&S Division.

Mark Lonneman, Divisional President of Great American Risk Solutions, stated, “Great American Risk Solutions simplifies and strengthens our collective E&S insurance offerings to wholesale brokers by offering a comprehensive and consistent E&S platform. We believe that this new business will streamline and enhance our service to this niche market, while providing opportunities to expand our footprint.”

Great American Risk Solutions will continue to offer a wide range of E&S casualty and property solutions, with experienced underwriters and claims professionals who support wholesale insurance brokers and program managers located throughout the United States.

For more information about Great American Risk Solutions products and services, contact: Mark Lonneman at

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.


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