Fortegra Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1981

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,100


  • Latest Deal Type
  • IPO
  • (Cancelled)

  • Financing Rounds
  • 9

  • Investments
  • 18

Fortegra General Information


The Fortegra Group Inc is an established, growing and consistently profitable specialty insurer. It focuses on niche business lines and fee-oriented services, providing with a unique combination of specialty insurance program underwriting, warranty and service contract products and related service solutions.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Life of the South, The Fortegra Group LLC, Fortegra Group, Llc
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Multi-line Insurance
Other Industries
Automotive Insurance
Parent Company
Former Stock Listing
Corporate Office
  • 10751 Deerwood Park Boulevard
  • Suite 200
  • Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • United States
+1 (866) 000-0000

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Fortegra Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Fortegra Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Multi-line Insurance
Jacksonville, FL
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Fortegra Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Assurant Corporation Atlanta, GA 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
MassMutual Ascend Life Insurance Company Corporate Backed or Acquired Cincinnati, OH 0000 000000&0
American International Group Corporation New York, NY 00000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Helvetia Group Corporation Saint Gallen, Switzerland 00000 00000 000000000 00000
RLI Private Equity-Backed Peoria, IL 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
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Fortegra Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Richard Kahlbaugh JD Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman
Edward Peña Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Abbie Taylor Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
John Short JD Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Executive Vice President
Holly Pittman Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
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Fortegra Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
0000000 000000000 Fortegra Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman 000 0000
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Fortegra Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Fortegra Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Fortegra Investments & Acquisitions (18)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Premia Solutions 09-Feb-2023 0000000000 Automotive Insurance 000000 00
ITC Compliance 05-Apr-2022 0000000000 Other Financial Services 000000 00
Sky Auto 31-Dec-2020 0000000000 000.00 Other Commercial Services
Defend Insurance Group 10-Jul-2019 0000000000 Automotive Insurance 0000000 0
Response Indemnity Company 01-Feb-2013 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Multi-line Insurance
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Fortegra Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
South Bay Funding Legal Services (B2B) Jacksonville, FL 2019
Sky Auto Other Commercial Services Chicago, IL 0000
Premia Solutions Automotive Insurance Warwick, United Kingdom 0000
Defend Insurance Group Automotive Insurance Prague, Czech Republic 0000
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Fortegra FAQs

  • When was Fortegra founded?

    Fortegra was founded in 1981.

  • Who is the CEO of Fortegra?

    Richard Kahlbaugh JD is the CEO of Fortegra.

  • Where is Fortegra headquartered?

    Fortegra is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.

  • What is the size of Fortegra?

    Fortegra has 1,100 total employees.

  • What industry is Fortegra in?

    Fortegra’s primary industry is Multi-line Insurance.

  • Is Fortegra a private or public company?

    Fortegra is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Fortegra?

    The current valuation of Fortegra is 00.000.

  • What is Fortegra’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Fortegra is 00000.

  • How much funding has Fortegra raised over time?

    Fortegra has raised $200M.

  • Who are Fortegra’s investors?

    Summit Partners has invested in Fortegra.

  • Who are Fortegra’s competitors?

    Assurant, MassMutual Ascend Life Insurance Company, American International Group, Helvetia Group, and RLI are some of the 7 competitors of Fortegra.

  • When was Fortegra acquired?

    Fortegra was acquired on 07-Feb-2024.

  • Who acquired Fortegra?

    Fortegra was acquired by Tiptree.

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