• Explore how Technology and Operational Innovations are Being Leveraged to Enhance Commercial Insurance Solutions. AdvancementsTV with Ted Danson to educate about developments in state-of-the-art insurance technology.

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  • Subsidiaries Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company and Shield Indemnity Both Rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best with Revised Financial Size Category of VII ($50 Million to $100 Million)

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  • Universal Shield Insurance Group (Universal Shield) is pleased to announce that on January 26, 2022, A.M. Best assigned a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-“ (Excellent) to Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Shield Indemnity, Inc. (Shield). A.M. Best assigned both ratings a stable outlook.

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  • AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” (Excellent) to Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC) (headquartered in Waterford, MI) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Shield Indemnity Incorporated (Shield) (Dublin, OH). The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The ratings reflect the execution of an intercompany pooling agreement between UFCIC and Shield. These companies are collectively referred to as Universal Shield Insurance Group (USIG).

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  • UIM Holding Company and its subsidiary Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC) has merged with Shield Indemnity, Inc. (Shield Indemnity), to form a new property and casualty (P&C)-focused holding company, Universal Shield Insurance Group, Inc. (Universal Shield or USIG).

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  • Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC), a multi-line admitted property and casualty (P&C) insurance company and insurtech innovator, is pleased to announce the company is now the first U.S. insurer to accept cryptocurrency for premium payments.

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  • ClarionDoor, provider of the most intelligent insurance product distribution software, is pleased to announce that Michigan-based property and casualty (P&C) insurer Universal Fire and Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC) is now live with ClarionDoor’s rating and quoting for three new commercial insurance products.

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  • Property and casualty (P&C) insurers, like Michigan-based Universal Fire and Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC), are leveraging modern technology to differentiate themselves in an overwhelmingly competitive market. By selecting ClarionDoor, provider of the most intelligent insurance product distribution software, UFCIC is investing in state-of-the-art rating, quoting, and policy issuance to rapidly and cost-effectively launch new products for General Liability, Commercial Property, Business Owner Package, and Inland Marine.

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