Mercury Insurance Increases Presence on

-Expanded service offerings will allow customers to choose from wider range of products offered by Mercury-appointed independent agents-

Aug 19, 2015, 09:15 ET from

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- announced today that current partner company Mercury Insurance will expand its presence on

Mercury Insurance will now give consumers the ability to get personal auto and homeowners insurance quotes or find local Mercury independent agents in all 13 states in which the company operates via Plus, business auto consumers can also access Mercury's network of commercial auto agents in the 10 states Mercury sells commercial auto products. 

"Mercury continues to be a strong supporter of the Independent Agency channel," said CEO Chip Bacciocco.  "When Mercury joined in 2014 their program focused on the company's automobile insurance offerings.  We're very pleased they are now expanding their participation to include additional lines of business. This is a clear sign of Mercury's commitment to both and the independent agent channel."

"Mercury's lifeblood has always been the relationship we've had with our independent agents," said Mercury Insurance Vice President of Marketing Brandt Minnich. "Increasing our participation on demonstrates our continued commitment and support for the independent agent distribution network. We are confident this step will make it that much easier for consumers to partner with the right independent agent to meet their needs."

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About Mercury Insurance Group: Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile and homeowners insurance through a network of independent agents in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.  Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices – core values that continue to distinguish Mercury in the marketplace.

Ryan Hanley        (Consumer Agent Portal, LLC)