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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies’ Members

March 27, 2020

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” of WestGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD Insurance Company, EastGUARD Insurance Company, NorGUARD Insurance Company and AZGUARD Insurance Company (Omaha, NE), which operate under an intercompany pooling agreement. These companies are members of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies […]

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Warren Buffet Recognizes Berkshire Hathaway GUARD, Wilkes-Barre, and Sy Foguel

February 24, 2020

Warren Buffett complimented GUARD and our city of Wilkes-Barre, and singled out our CEO and President, Sy Foguel, as a Berkshire Hathaway star! Buffett released his shareholder letter of the year recently and discussed Berkshire Hathaway’s results of 2019. Foguel, head of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, was recognized for growing premium by 379% since 2012 to […]

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Now Offering Commercial Package Coverage in Michigan

February 6, 2020
Commercial Package Policy

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it added Michigan to the list of states where the insurer offers its Commercial Package Policy. The product includes Commercial Property featuring limits up to $120 million per location with an enhanced causes of loss form, including built-in equipment breakdown and inland marine coverages as well as crime coverage; General Liability with base […]

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Smart Choice Puts Carrier Spotlight on Berkshire Hathaway GUARD

January 3, 2020

Smart Choice Magazine recently published its 25th Anniversary issue. As part of this special issue celebrating 25 years of agency and carrier partnerships, Smart Choice highlighted Berkshire Hathaway GUARD in its Carrier Spotlight. The Carrier Spotlight gave us an opportunity to talk about our favorite aspects of working with Smart Choice, the unique products we […]

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AI and IoT in Commercial Insurance: An Interview with Sy Foguel

October 27, 2019

By David Schapiro Sy Foguel, CEO and President of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies discusses AI and IoT in Commercial Insurance with David Schapiro, co-founder of Planck – a provider of AI based data analytics for commercial insurance. Interviewer’s note: I have known Sy for many years, but this was the first time we exclusively discussed his thoughts on cutting edge […]

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Now Offering Commercial Package Coverage in New Jersey

September 12, 2019
Commercial Package Policy Available in NJ

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently added their Commercial Package product in New Jersey. According to CEO Sy Foguel, “Our goal is to become a ‘One Stop Shop’ for our agents and their insureds. New Jersey is our second state for Commercial Package after initially rolling it out in Pennsylvania, and more states are soon to follow.”

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