Special Risks Facilities Rebrands to Jencap Insurance Services Inc. – Press Release


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“Rebranding to Jencap provides our agency partners with an expanded suite of services, specialty programs, brokerage markets and niche underwriting expertise from coast to coast,” said Taras Shalay, President of Special Risks.

Special Risks Facilities (Special Risks), an excess and surplus lines managing general agency with locations in Sterling Heights, MI and Peoria, AZ, is pleased to announce a new name and brand identity. Effective immediately, Special Risks will operate as Jencap Insurance Services Inc. (JCIS), a recently formed division of parent company, Jencap Group LLC (Jencap). JCIS is currently comprised of former affiliate companies MJ Kelly, Special Risks Facilities, and Stringer-Ware, doing business as (dba), Genesee General.

“Our Special Risks team is looking forward to this exciting next chapter in the evolution of our company. Rebranding to Jencap provides our agency partners with an expanded suite of services, specialty programs, brokerage markets and niche underwriting expertise from coast to coast,” said Taras Shalay, President of Special Risks.

“In light of the substantial growth of our national distribution platform, Jencap is consolidating some of its operating entities in 2021 and rebranding them to bear the Jencap name,” said Mark Maher, President of Jencap. “These rebranding efforts and enhanced divisional structure are part of a larger Jencap strategic plan that positions us for continued significant marketplace growth.”

About Special Risks Facilities

Special Risks Facilities has been providing innovative and competitive insurance products to independent insurance agents since 1971. An excess and surplus lines managing general agency, Special Risks provides specialized service and solutions for hard-to-place risks with an expansive risk appetite. Special Risks specializes in property and casualty, professional lines, transportation, garage, and personal lines.

About Jencap Group, LLC

Jencap is one of the largest wholesalers in the U.S. with notable industry-leading expertise in wholesale brokerage, binding authority, and program management. Its specialized divisions and affiliate organizations provide niche underwriting prowess, broad market access, and nationwide influence. Headquartered in New York, Jencap leverages its collective power to exceed the expectations of more than 15,000 independent agency partners. For more information, visit JencapGroup.com.

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