American Family Insurance News

Insurers Dabbling with Smart Home Tech, but No Winning Model has Emerged

An instinct for self-preservation has carriers dipping their toes into the smart home technology space, but no U.S. insurer has taken a full plunge so far. The industry hasn’t settled on how it should get devices such as water-leak detectors …

Wisconsin-Based Insurer Takes Over Naming Rights for Brewers Stadium

The home of the Milwaukee Brewers will no longer be known as Miller Park after next year. American Family Insurance will take over the naming rights to the stadium in 2021 under a 15-year agreement announced Tuesday. The agreement includes …

American Family Insurance Acquires Direct Property Insurer, Homesite Group, Inc.

Madison, Wis.-based American Family Insurance announced an agreement to acquire direct homeowners insurer, Homesite Group, Inc. The acquisition of Homesite, based in Boston and a leading direct writer of homeowners, renters and condominium insurance, will be finalized by the end …

American Family Insurance to Acquire Permanent General

American Family Insurance has reached an agreement to acquire PGC Holdings Corp. (Permanent General Companies) and its subsidiaries, including non-standard auto insurers Permanent General and The General. The agreement was announced by American Family and Capital Z Partners, majority owner …