UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP IN THE NEWS

Dave McKenna: A Successful Technologist Developing and Enforcing Security Solutions

October 4, 2021 – Dave McKenna is the VP of Information Technology and Chief Information Security Officer with Upland Capital Group. With this role, he has full accountability for building the insurance technology, operational and regulatory, from the ground up.

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People Moves: Upland Capital Adds Jones

June 2, 2021 – Dallas-based Upland Capital Group, the excess and surplus (E&S) casualty, property, and specialty insurance provider that launched earlier this year, has hired Mark Jones to be its chief risk officer, chief actuary, and head of Analytics.

Upland Specialty gets AM Best A- rating

March 25, 2021 – “The ratings also consider Upland Specialty’s excellent projected risk-adjusted capitalisation and sound business strategy, which should position the company to take advantage of current favourable market conditions in the E&S product lines segment that the company is targeting,” the agency added.

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AM Best Credit Ratings Assigned to Texas’ Upland Specialty Insurance

March 25, 2021 – AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” to Upland Specialty Insurance Co. (Upland Specialty) in Dallas.

Texas’ Upland Capital Group Launches Excess Transportation Liability Program

February 25, 2021 – Newly launched specialty lines insurer, Dallas-based Upland Capital Group (Upland), has added an Excess Transportation Liability (XTL) specialty insurance offering targeting fleet sizes up to 250 revenue producing vehicles.

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Upland launches excess transportation liability program and reveals more hires

February 23, 2021 – Upland Capital Group has confirmed the launch of an excess transportation liability specialty insurance offering and announced further hires of former Hallmark Financial Services executives, as the E&S start-up looks to capitalise on the contraction in limits deployment in that space in a move first revealed by The Insurer.

Upland offering excess transportation liability program

February 23, 2021 – Dallas-based Upland said the product offers up to $5 million in limits, targeting $1 million and $2 million excess limits. The program will be written through select wholesale brokers in 50 states on nonadmitted paper.

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Upland gets A- PCA from AM Best and plans excess transportation launch

January 29, 2021 – Upland Specialty Insurance Company (USIC) has been assigned a preliminary credit assessment (PCA) of A- by AM Best as it progresses towards an official underwriting launch that is expected to see it first enter the excess transportation space, The Insurer can reveal.

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Insurance Industry Veterans Launch Upland Capital Group in Dallas

January 25, 2021 – Upland’s team includes seasoned underwriters and functional experts with an entrepreneurial spirit and healthy respect for teamwork. Embedded in the company’s core values is a deep focus on transparency, efficiency and excellent customer service.

Industry veterans launch specialty insurer Upland Capital Group

January 25, 2021 – “From top to bottom, we have assembled a highly experienced, accomplished team of talented executives at Upland Capital Group,” said (CEO Todd) Hart.

“Key to success is that our core executive group have all worked together, developed relationships built on trust and mutual respect and bring complementary skill sets,” he continued.

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Insurance coverage Trade Veterans Launch Upland Capital Group With Preliminary Capital From Newlight Companions and Administration

January 25, 2021 – Upland has built a world-class team made up of seasoned underwriters and functional experts with an entrepreneurial spirit and a healthy respect for teamwork. A deep focus on transparency, efficiency and excellent customer service is embedded in the company’s core values.

Hart teams up with ex-Hallmark duo and Newlight to launch $200mn+ E&S carrier

January 25, 2021 – Upland Capital Group has confirmed the launch of an excess transportation liability specialty insurance offering and announced further hires of former Hallmark Financial Services executives, as the E&S start-up looks to capitalise on the contraction in limits deployment in that space in a move first revealed by The Insurer.

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Insurance Industry Veterans Launch Upland Capital Group With Initial Capital From Newlight Partners and Management

January 23, 2021 – Upland plans to offer a diversified portfolio of excess and surplus lines (“E&S”) casualty, property, and specialty insurance products, with an initial focus on excess casualty products distributed through select wholesale brokers.

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UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP ADDS CHIEF RISK OFFICER TO LEADERSHIP RANKS

Dallas, May 25, 2021 –Upland Capital Group, the E&S casualty, property, and specialty insurance provider that launched earlier this year, has announced the hiring of Mark Jones to be its Chief Risk Officer, Chief Actuary, and Head of Analytics.

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UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP LAUNCHES NEW EXCESS LIABILITY PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC ENTITIES

Dallas, April 13, 2021 – The leaders at Upland Capital Group are not letting any grass grow under their feet as they announce the launch of the company’s Excess Liability for Public Entities specialty insurance offering.

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UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP LAUNCHES NEW EXCESS TRANSPORTATION LIABILITY PROGRAM

Industry Veterans With Professional Connections to Upland Brought Aboard to Spearhead

Dallas, February 23, 2021 – Right on the heels of its company launch, Upland Capital Group (“Upland”) has added a new Excess Transportation Liability (XTL) specialty insurance offering targeting fleet sizes up to 250 revenue producing vehicles. Upland will deliver the new product through select wholesale brokers.

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INSURANCE INDUSTRY VETERANS LAUNCH UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP WITH INITIAL CAPITAL FROM NEWLIGHT PARTNERS AND MANAGEMENT

Specialty Insurance Company to Invest in Diversified Portfolio of Niche Insurance Products

DALLAS, January 25, 2021 – Upland plans to offer a diversified portfolio of excess and surplus lines (“E&S”) casualty, property, and specialty insurance products, with an initial focus on excess casualty products distributed through select wholesale brokers.