We’re pleased to announce a new strategic alliance with Everest Re Group, Ltd. and Heartland Crop Insurance, Inc. This exclusive partnership will deliver Global Ag Risk Solutions’ Production Cost Insurance product to farms across the U.S., through Heartland Crop Insurance agents.

Using an extensive infrastructure and thorough capabilities, Heartland Crop Insurance will provide Production Cost Insurance to U.S. farms. This new alliance is effective for business beginning in the 2016 Crop Year.

Grant Kosior, President and CEO of Global Ag Risk Solutions commented, “We’re excited to partner with Everest Re Group and Heartland Crop Insurance to offer an exclusive program to U.S. farmers this coming season. Production Cost Insurance provides individual farm coverage, to cover the risk of variable inputs and fixed costs. It’s the world’s first product to individually underwrite every farm based on its own management. Heartland Crop Insurance will be the only U.S. crop insurance provider to offer this innovative protection. They offer a broad agent network, a strong balance sheet with Everest Re Group, and business people with shared values. We’re thrilled to build this partnership over the coming years.”

Heartland Crop Insurance

Heartland Crop Insurance, Inc. is part of Everest Re Group, a world leader in property and casualty reinsurance, and insurance. They have an A.M. Best rating of A+ (Superior) with a stable outlook. Additional information on Heartland Crop Insurance, Inc. can be found at www.heartlandcropinsurance.com

Everest Re Group

Everest Re Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company that operates through the following subsidiaries: Everest Reinsurance Company provides reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in both the U.S. and international markets. Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd., including through its branch in the United Kingdom, provides reinsurance and insurance to worldwide property, and casualty markets and reinsurance to life insurers. Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), Limited provides reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Mt. Logan Re, a segregated cell company, capitalized by the Company and third party investors, is a specialty reinsurer of catastrophe risks. Everest National Insurance Company and Everest Security Insurance Company provide property and casualty insurance to policyholders in the U.S. Everest Indemnity Insurance Company offers excess and surplus lines insurance in the U.S. Everest Insurance Company of Canada provides property and casualty insurance to policyholders in Canada. The Company also operates within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 2786. Find out more about Everest Re Group at www.everestregroup.com.

Global Ag Risk Solutions

Global Ag Risk Solutions launched the world’s first margin protection product in 2011. Since then, Production Cost Insurance has covered Western Canadian farmers. It offers what no other insurance can by allowing farmers to maximize inputs and add more coverage with every additional spend on fertilizer, seed or chemical – without increasing premiums. Global Ag Risk Solutions is entering its sixth year of insuring Canadian growers, and now – through Everest Re Group – we are set to launch in the U.S. in 2016.

Contact

For more details, please contact Dave Sullivan at 306-533-6658 or by email dsullivan@agrisksolutions.ca