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Winterizing Your Boat

December 5, 2017

Winter is coming…so we want to make sure you’re prepared for what’s ahead. Winter weather can cause many problems to marine property if the right precautions aren’t taken. Boat ownership is a huge investment and we don’t want you to have any unpleasant surprises come spring time!

IMU Exhibits at IIABW Conference

October 10, 2017

IMU, along with our colleagues from OneBeacon Environmental, manned a booth at the recent Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Washington (IIABW) conference.

Boat Theft Prevention

October 4, 2017

Fall is here! But that doesn’t mean our boating activities need to end quite yet. To keep the fun going, we want to remind you to be proactive in avoiding theft by taking precautionary measures to ensure your vessel and the items left on it are secure. Unfortunately, theft happens—no matter the time of year or location.

Intact Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd.

September 28, 2017

The completion of our acquisition by Intact Financial Corporation was announced this morning. We’re excited to officially be part of the Intact Financial Corporation family and to create a leading North American specialty insurer.  Read the full news release here.

IMU Boston Office Celebrates Lammert Wedding

September 27, 2017

In one month, our friend and colleague Gordon Lammert, Underwriting Associate in our Boston office, well celebrate his wedding in Tennessee.  To wish him well, the Boston-based IMU New England region, along with other OneBeacon colleagues, threw him a surprise wedding shower celebration, including cake, gifts and candy favors.  Congratulations to Gordon on his upcoming nuptials.

IMU New England Attends Newport Boat Show

September 20, 2017

Earlier this month, Meredith Atwood, New England Regional President attended the Newport International Boat Show in Newport, Rhode Island.

IMU's Joel Buffa Races in Transpacific Race

August 17, 2017

At IMU, our employees are passionate about the marine industry, and not just commercial marine insurance! In fact, one of our employees - Joel Buffa, a senior underwriter in our California office- recently accomplished a major maritime milestone. He competed in and completed the 49th running of the classic Transpacific Yacht Race.

Annual New England Producer Outing

August 15, 2017

Each year our IMU New England office, located in Boston, Mass. hosts a summer outing for local producer partners. This year the team organized a 1 1/2 hour sail on the Liberty Star followed by a tour of the Boston State House and lunch at Clarke’s at Faneuil Hall.

Hurricane Season is Here

July 21, 2017

As we’re out on the water enjoying the summer boating weather, remember that we’re over one month into hurricane season. It’s time to start preparing for the weather ahead.

IMU's Annual Flagship Award

June 1, 2017

For many years now, IMU has been proud to recognize our top-performing region- based on the prior year's profitability, growth and service - with an annual prize we call the Flagship Award. This year we were pleased to announce that we once again awarded our Boston-based New England region with the coveted award.