April 12, 2007
Insurance.com wins ACG Cleveland Deal Maker Award
CLEVELAND, April 12, 2007 - Insurance.com, the largest online auto insurance agency in the United States, was recently the recipient of an Association for Corporate Growth's (ACG) 2007 Deal Maker Award.
As a recipient of the ACG Cleveland 2007 Deal Maker Award, Insurance.com joins past honorees such as Eaton Corporation, Parker Hannifin, STERIS, and other well-known Ohio companies.
"The Deal Maker Awards honor corporate and individual deal makers who have contributed inspiration, vision and creativity in completing acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and divestiture transactions," explained Tom Freeman, a partner with Grant Thornton and a member of the awards selection committee.
For the past 11 years, more than 50 companies and individuals have been recognized with the Deal Maker Awards. Each November, a selection committee of 25 M&A practitioners reviews nominations and meets to determine winners. The selection committee is chaired by Bill Koehler of KeyBanc Capital Markets.
Dave Roush, CEO of Insurance.com was pleased with the award: "We appreciate this recognition from the Association for Corporate Growth. It's a clear indication that Insurance.com is a solid part of the Northeast Ohio corporate landscape."
About the Association for Corporate Growth
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. Today ACG stands at more than 10,000 members from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 53 chapters in North America and Europe. Leaders in corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms focused on building value in their organizations belong to ACG. They recognize the multiple benefits of networking within an influential community of executives growing public and private companies worldwide.
ACG Cleveland recently celebrated its 25th year chapter and with over 300 members provides a variety of programming for M&A professionals throughout northeast Ohio. The ACG Cleveland Deal Maker Award was the first in the country.
Insurance.com, based in Solon, Ohio, is owned and operated by Insurance.com, Inc, a ComparisonMarket Company. Insurance.com enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from more than a dozen leading insurance companies. When ready to purchase, users have the option of completing the transaction online or talking directly to an unbiased licensed agent. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance. Insurance.com also operates 4insurance.com.
In addition to Insurance.com, the company provides private labeled auto insurance solutions to financial institutions, affinity groups and online marketplaces to offer their customers real choice and savings opportunities on auto insurance.