BOLT Selected to Distribute Hiscox Small Business Insurance in the U.S.

Farmington Ct. – June 25, 2012 – Business Owners Liability Team (BOLT Insurance Agency) announced today that it has been chosen by Hiscox as a distributor for its small commercial insurance products to business owners across the country on the BOLT Insurance portal platform.

“By signing this agreement with Hiscox, BOLT has significantly increased the breadth and depth of our world-class carrier base, providing our small business owner customers access to an even wider range of products from top-tier insurers committed to the small-business market,” said BOLT Insurance EVP Tom Hammond. “Our common commitment to protecting small business owners will make this partnership with Hiscox highly productive.”


Using BOLT Insurance (, small business owners have access to top markets and carriers online, with immediate quotes and expert consultation. The company’s proven Web-based technology collects all underwriting information required by top-line carriers, and allows business owners to view proposals online within minutes. BOLT’s exclusive focus on small businesses and the strength of its technology platform, processes and team of experts combine to deliver a unique “high tech/high touch” approach to serving the very specific needs of small business owners.


“Hiscox can now reach more small business owners with our insurance products in areas where we are looking to grow the business through BOLT’s innovative distribution network,” said Kevin Kerridge, small business insurance expert at Hiscox.


About Hiscox Small Business Insurance
Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). Hiscox is the first company in the U.S. to offer insurance for small professional services businesses direct, online, and in real-time. We provide professional liability, general liability and business owner’s insurance, underwritten by Chicago-based Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., which is rated ‘A’ (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found on the Why Choose Hiscox? page. Coverages are subject to underwriting and may not be available in all states.


Hiscox also provides professional liability, property and specialty insurance to US businesses through US-based brokers. This communication does not constitute a solicitation of business by Hiscox’s syndicates at Lloyd’s, London. Read more news from Small Business Insurance.

About BOLT
BOLT, the Business Owners Liability Team, is a national insurance agency that exclusively protects the owners of small businesses. BOLT agents help business owners choose the right insurance products to fully protect both their businesses and themselves personally. BOLT offers an on-line and interactive experience with leading carriers. As such, business owners can thoroughly compare coverage and pricing, and ultimately purchase cost-effective insurance for their businesses within minutes.


Business insurance policies offered by BOLT include, but are not limited to, General Liability, Business Property Insurance, Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Auto, Umbrella Insurance, Errors and Omissions, Directors and Officers, Business Interruption, Employment Liability, Sexual Harassment and Flood. These policies are provided by top-rated insurance carriers such as The Hartford, CNA, Liberty Mutual, Ace, Hiscox and Chubb. BOLT Insurance Agency is headquartered in Farmington, CT, and is licensed to do business in all fifty states. Come visit us at:


Media inquiries:
Josh Baker
Director of Marketing
BOLT Insurance Agency
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