Dating back to 1989, the Premier group of companies is one of the largest managing underwriting agencies. Operating from six locations in North America, Premier has over 100 employees. The group is independent and privately owned. All the products offered are developed in-house and backed by quality security (supporting carriers have a minimum rating of A- from Best’s). Premier handles over 80,000 policies each year, and trades with over 5,000 brokerages in North America. The Premier group is made up of the following companies:
Premier Marine Insurance Managers Group (WEST) Inc. offers specialty personal lines insurance products, and is Canada’s largest provider of boat or yacht insurance. Premier Marine is the founding brand.
Premier Canada Assurance Managers Ltd. offers specialist commercial insurance, including: Construction, Environmental, Professional Liability, and Specialist Casualty.
Oceanic Underwriters Ltd. (dating back to 1976) offers commercial marine insurance, and insurance for amateur sports and adventure tourism risks. Visit www.oceanicunderwriters.com for more info.
In the United States
Premier Marine Insurance Managers Group (USA) Inc. offers boat and yacht insurance in the United States. Visit www.premiermarineusa.com for more info.
Pacific Coast E&S Insurance Services (dating back to 1996) is a west coast wholesaler/MGA representing top surplus lines carriers in the USA. Visit www.pacificcoastes.com for more info.