Fort Worth, Texas, July 21, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Higginbotham, the largest independent insurance company based in Texasand Borden Insurance, an independent agency previously owned by American Financial Insurance Services, Inc., a subsidiary of American Bank Holding Company, have merged their operations. Both companies broker commercial and personal property / accident insurance as well as employee benefits. The merger will add 34 skilled workers Higginbotham existing practice in Body of Christ for a combined 120 spot.
Higginbotham is on a growth path to both increase its presence and improve its specialty product and service capability. It does this by partnering with other independent agencies who have good reputations in their local markets and wanting to continue growing as they penetrate Higginbotham Single source solution and a cultural match. Higginbotham entered Body of Christ in 2010 and is expanding its coastal presence through strategic partnerships such as that with Borden Insurance.
“We have a 12 year history of successful partnerships and our office is one of them,” said Rob Fraiche, Managing Partner of Higginbotham Coastal Region. “I know firsthand how Higginbotham Size and organizational strength add value to our partners because together we can do more for our customers. “
President / CEO of Borden Insurance David Erwin said “Higginbotham has an excellent reputation and significant presence in the Body of Christ Community that we have admired for years. By participating HigginbothamWe will become part of the leading insurance brokerage company in our region and will have the resources to improve our risk management and employee benefits. I am excited to see where this merger will lead Borden in the coming years.”
Fraiche will oversee the office as Borden Insurance, A Higginbotham Company, at 210 South Carancahua. The offices will consolidate the office space in 2021.
About Borden Insurance
Borden Insurance was founded in 1947 to provide commercial insurance in Corpus Christi, Texas. In the 73 years Borden Insurance has grown to more than 40 professionals with almost 1,000 years of industry experience. In 2000, the agency merged with American Financial Insurance Services, Inc., a locally owned wholly owned subsidiary of American Bank Holding Company. Today it provides property and casualty insurance and employee benefits to businesses, individuals and families in the south Texas. Visit www.bordenins.com for more information.
Higginbotham is a single source of insurance and financial services brokerage business insurance, employee benefits, retirement benefits, executive benefits, life insurance, and home / auto insurance from more than 250 regional and national transportation companies. It complements the coverage through internal risk management, management of benefit plans and personnel services. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, with more than 40 additional offices nationwide and in Oklahoma, Georgia, New Mexico and California Support for national and international customers. Higginbotham It is the 24th largest independent insurance brokerage company in the country by revenue, making it the largest Texas-based broker (corporate insurance, July 2019). Visit www.higginbotham.net for more information.