Here is a round-up of the latest news from around the insurance industry (Photo: Shutterstock)

Mercury Insurance announced that the company is sponsoring four artists to bring live performances to fans and music lovers. Music — both performing and listening to it — can be therapeutic and a welcome distraction from a life spent entirely at home, which is the current reality for the majority of Americans. The Mercury Insurance Concert Series kicked off on May 8, 2020, and fans can watch the performances by visiting Featured musicians for the Mercury Insurance Concert Series include:

  • Jordan Rudess
  • Chord Overstreet
  • Flo Chase
  • Emily Coupe

IMA Financial Group completed its acquisition of ESS NexTier Insurance Group, a similarly structured practice with four offices throughout Pennsylvania. The acquisition expands IMA's energy practice by adding natural gas capabilities to IMA's existing expertise including onshore and offshore operations and international exploration.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].