Filed Under:Agent Broker, Agency Management

BB&T Completes Crump Acquisition

NU Online News Service, April 3, 11:04 a.m. EDT

Winston-Salem, N.C.-based bank BB&T Corp. says it has completed its acquisition of the life and property and casualty insurance-operating divisions of Roseland, N.J.-based Crump Group Inc.

BB&T says the acquisition creates the largest independent wholesale distributor of life insurance and one of the largest providers of wholesale commercial insurance brokerage and specialty programs in the U.S.

BB&T says it paid $570 million in cash to complete the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings and to add approximately $300 million in annual revenue to its BB&T Insurance subsidiary based in Raleigh, N.C.

The acquisition did not include Crump's retirement-services business Ascensus.

Featured Video

Most Recent Videos

Video Library ››

Top Story

8 tips for writing better claims letters

Your form letters just might need a makeover.

Top Story

20 best cars for the money in 2017

Help your insurance clients find a vehicle that's a good value and posseses the comfort, features and quality performance everyone wants.

More Resources

Comments

eNewsletter Sign Up

Agent & Broker Insider eNewsletter

Proven success tips and essential information to help agents and brokers grow their practice – FREE. Sign Up Now!

Mobile Phone

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.