In 2009, Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH) announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Continental Underwriters, Ltd., Fidelis Marine Underwriters, LLC and Fidelis Claims Service, LLC. Fidelis Marine Underwriters, LLC specializes in underwriting marine insurance risks exclusively through Houston Casualty Company (HCC), an A+ XVI A.M. Best rated company.
FGH continues to have a strong exclusive relationship with HCC to this day.
Due to the company’s continuous, steady growth, it remains the leading marine agency of its type in the United States, specifically in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. FGH is actively expanding into other markets including the Eastern United States, inland U.S. Rivers and various non-U.S. countries.
H. Elder Brown, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FGH, continues to instill the time honored marine insurance tradition of “Quality, Service
and Relationship” demanded by the Company’s founder. Today, over three generations of the Brown family continues this tradition.