Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Subsidiary Universal Property Receives Certificate of Authority in Tennessee
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., August 20, 2020 – Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UVE) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company (Universal Property), has received a Certificate of Authority in Tennessee, approving Universal Property as a licensed insurance entity in Tennessee.
“We are pleased to announce our planned expansion into Tennessee, which represents our 19th licensed state where we will be doing business. We continue to execute on our strategic priorities, expand our addressable market and diversify our book of business to strengthen our foundation for the future,” said Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Stephen J. Donaghy.
About Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) is a holding company offering property and casualty insurance and value-added insurance services. We develop, market, and write insurance products for consumers predominantly in the personal residential homeowners lines of business and perform substantially all other insurance-related services for our primary insurance entities, including risk management, claims management and distribution. We sell insurance products through both our appointed independent agents and through our direct online distribution channels in the United States across 18 states (primarily Florida). Learn more at UniversalInsuranceHoldings.com.
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