Afirm Solutions News


Afirm is a leading provider of Premium Audits, Loss Control Inspections & Risk Services nationwide.

Premium Audits: Providing a Positive Client Experience

As your client’s business operations change, so may their insurance premiums. To make certain they are paying the correct premium amount an audit is commonly performed—requiring a premium auditor with a high degree of expertise, professionalism and understanding of your client’s business. Oftentimes, premium auditors are the only in-person interaction a policyholder experiences with a carrier, making…

Strengthening Relationships with Risk Management

Brokers and agents often encounter clients whose businesses expose them to particularly complex and dynamic risks—placing them outside of the standard market appetite. When faced with the challenge of a hard-to-place risk, brokers must understand the exposures their clients face, turn to trusted partners to create tailored coverage solutions, and know the mitigating actions clients…

Afirm Presents Donation to Help Local At-Risk Children in Larimer County

Fort Collins, Colorado (August 22, 2017) – Afirm, a Fort Collins-based international provider of Risk Mitigation, Loss Control, and Premium Audits within the insurance industry, presented a check in the amount of $11,743 to Realities For Children during the company’s annual Leadership Seminar. Realities For Children provides funding and support to 31 youth agencies through its…

Largest Insurance Company in Michigan Acquires Grand Rapids-Based Chlystek & White

Farmington Hills, Michigan (June 6, 2017) – H.W. Kaufman Financial Group, Michigan’s largest insurance company according to the 2017 Crain’s Detroit Business list, announced today that it has acquired Grand Rapids, MI-based Chlystek & White Services (CWS), Inc. – a regional insurance premium audit services company. CWS will become part of Afirm, Kaufman’s leading international…

US-Reports and Canadian Reports to Merge and Create Comprehensive Risk Solutions Firm

Fort Collins, Colo. (February 22, 2017) – H.W. Kaufman Financial Group announced today that it has strategically combined US-Reports and Canadian Reports, rebranding both companies under the name Afirm. The merger will continue their global presence and allow a single source for loss control inspection, premium audit, and risk mitigation services under the Afirm brand….

Around the P&C Insurance Industry

Real estate insurance program manager Distinguished Programs Holdings LLC announced a partnership with Zurich to underwrite a new program, New York Brick & Brownstone. Developed in 2007, the program focuses on smaller New York habitational properties and insures more than 11,000 neighborhood building owners.

Kaufman Financial Acquires Essential Insurance Services

Michigan-based specialty insurance company Kaufman Financial Group has acquired premium audit provider Essential Insurance Services for an undisclosed price. Colorado-headquartered Essential Insurance will become part of Kaufman’s national premium audit, inspection and risk management services business, US-Reports.

Kaufman Financial Adds Colorado Audit Services Company to Portfolio

H.W. Kaufman Financial Group has acquired Essential Insurance Services Inc., a premium audit services provider based in Colorado. Farmington Hills-based Kaufman announced Tuesday morning that the audit services company in Conifer, Colo., will become part of US-Reports Inc., Kaufman’s national provider of premium audits, inspections and risk management services.