has been acquired by

Financial Guarantee Underwriters and American Tri-State Underwriters

Acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Financial Guarantee Underwriters, Inc. and American Tri-State Underwriters, Inc. in their sale to Atlantic Specialty Lines, Inc.  Financial Guarantee Underwriters has been servicing the surplus insurance needs of the independent agents of Texas since 1989 while American Tri-State has been serving the surplus lines insurance needs of the independent agents in Louisiana and Arkansas since 1980.  The operations will operate as Atlantic Specialty Lines of TX, LLC and continue under the direction of Donnie Mitchell as the profit center manager.