DALLAS — August 28, 2019 — Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products to the Senior Market, today announced it received a strategic growth investment from funds managed by Harvest Partners (“Harvest”), a New York-based private equity firm with a 38-year history of investing in middle-market companies. Current investors HGGC and the management team will continue to collectively control a majority equity stake in Integrity. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
“We are very excited for Harvest Partners to join the Integrity family as we look to continue our pace of growth after three-straight years of organic and acquisitive expansion,” said Bryan W. Adams, Co-Founder and CEO of Integrity. “We believe Integrity has just begun to tap into its potential and adding an outstanding investor like Harvest Partners alongside HGGC will ensure we have the resources to help as many American seniors as possible through execution of our national partnership-based distribution strategy.”
Since HGGC’s investment in July 2016, Dallas-based Integrity has achieved 6x earnings growth and successfully integrated over 20 add-on acquisitions. Integrity has developed a national agent network, becoming the go-to-partner for all major senior market insurance carriers. Today, Integrity provides world-class products to over 215,000 independent agents throughout the United States and sells more than $2 billion in annualized premiums. Integrity’s unique product development and distribution capabilities provide insurance carriers with a partnership platform to produce optimal sales results, while maintaining a service culture that is unrivaled in the industry.
Columbian Life Leadership Endorsing Alan Town and his Loyal Sales Partners
From Left to Right:
Mike Fosbury President and CEO of Columbian Life
Todd Swensen VP Special Markets
Liza Cianciosi Director of Special Markets/Head Trainer
Alan Town founder of Agent Service Connection
Agent Service Connection to Join Integrity Marketing Group to Help More Americans Plan for their Final Expenses
The combined business will create the nation’s largest independent Final Expense marketing organization with almost $175 million of annualized premiums in Final Expense-related products.
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I have been incredibly impressed with the tremendous growth of Integrity Marketing Group over the past few years. There is strength in numbers and when great minds get together, amazing things happen. This merger ensures a succession solution that will make Agent Service Connection flourish far into the future.
- Alan B. Town
Alan Town, addressing our top Final Expense agents in Half Moon Bay, CA 2018
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Our President, Alan Town, addressing our top Final Expense agents in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2017
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Alan Town speaking at to some of our top Final Expense agents at a conference in
Aruba, May 2015.
Agent Service Connection is that partner.
Agent Service Connection is a National Insurance Marketing Organization specializing exclusively in Final Expense Life Insurance. Our philosophy is simple –our affiliated carriers must make a profit on the book of business we deliver. We do that by only associating with America’s most successful Final Expense agents, Field Marketing Organizations, and Captive/Career Agencies.
Agent Service Connection only affiliates with America’s top Final Expense Agents.
We have more conference qualifiers than any other Final Expense Field Marketing Organizations in the industry.
Agent Service Connection is partnered with America’s largest and most successful final expense career/captive agencies, IMOs, and personal producers in the industry.
“There isn’t a Final Expense agency in America that we do not know, or possibly have a relationship with."
ASC assists its agents from start to finish. If leads and state of the art training is what you need, we have affiliates nationwide ready to help.
[Trust – Dedication - Teamwork - Organization - Relationships - Expertise]
This is the hallmark of our reciprocal relationship with our agents. ASC specializes in Agent Growth and development.
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