Combined Services to offer Fort Dearborn Life's group and voluntary life and disability products in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont
Northeast Delta Dental through its affiliate Red Tree Holdings has acquired general insurance agency Combined Services from Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company, a Dearborn National brand company, effective from December 31, 2009.
As part of the transaction, Combined Services has entered into an exclusive long-term contract to offer Fort Dearborn Life’s group and voluntary life and disability products in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Tom Raffio, president and CEO of Northeast Delta Dental, said: “We are pleased to be more closely affiliated with Combined Services with whom we have had a 30-year marketing relationship. Having them on board as a member of our team more closely aligns with our strategic objectives. This acquisition facilitates our efforts to diversify and sustain a solid future for our company.”
Anthony Trani, president and CEO of Fort Dearborn Life, said: “We are pleased that we are able to continue our relationship with Combined Services. This gives us a strong distribution partner in this region for years to come.”
Brian Francis remains president and CEO of Combined Services, which will maintain its current home office in Concord, New Hampshire.