Patriot National Expands Hospitality Industry Insurance Offerings with Acquisition of R.C.A. Insurance Group

Aug 17, 2015, 09:00 ET from Patriot National, Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE: PN), a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has acquired R.C.A. Insurance Group (RCA), a property and liability program administrator to the hospitality industry.

RCA provides preferred insurance programs designed specifically for restaurants, bars and taverns nationwide. RCA will become part of Trigen Insurance Solutions, Patriot National's operating subsidiary focused on expansion into broader commercial insurance lines.  Kevin O'Connor, Executive Vice President of RCA, will report to Joe Babin, Executive Vice President of Trigen Insurance Solutions. In addition, RCA operates as a third-party administrator for major carriers, further enhancing Patriot's claims administration platform.

"The acquisition of RCA strengthens our position in the hospitality space and is consistent with our growth strategy to broaden Patriot National's fee-based product offerings in niche industry segments where we can offer a differentiated product suite," said Steven M. Mariano, Chief Executive Officer of Patriot National. "Over the past 30 years, RCA has developed an industry leading technology, policy issuance, and loss control platform that we are excited to leverage across Patriot National's existing hospitality business."

Kevin O'Connor, Executive Vice President of RCA added, "We are excited to join the Patriot National team and for the opportunity to enhance our carrier relationships and distribution reach as part of Patriot's leading platform."

About Patriot National

Patriot National is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions within the property and casualty marketplace for insurance companies, employers, local governments and reinsurance captives. Patriot National provides general agency services, claims administration, technology outsourcing, software solutions, specialty underwriting, employer and policyholder services to its clients. Patriot National is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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