At Assurant, we figure out what’s stopping the businesses and consumers we serve, and find ways to keep them moving forward. We have a reputation for introducing new ideas to the marketplace that turn insight into competitive advantage. With decades of experience to draw upon, we’re well prepared to anticipate our client’s challenges and spot opportunities to help them succeed. But it’s our uncompromising values that keep us grounded and remind us of what matters most.


Our values guide the way we support our customers and work with one another.


We seek simple, straightforward solutions that keep life running smoothly for the clients and consumers we serve.


We treat others with respect, courtesy and kindness. We’re honest, transparent and committed to doing the right thing.


We seek diverse perspectives and thrive on challenge. We believe there’s always a way to build upon our successes.


We focus on actionable solutions that deliver measurable results. We approach each challenge with a sense of urgency, striving to exceed every expectation.
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Assurant cares.

Our core values – Common Sense, Common Decency, Uncommon Thinking, Uncommon Results – guide our every action at Assurant. These values inspire our commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen.


More than a century of service. And going strong.

Assurant at the Beginning

Assurant traces its roots back to 1892 when LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association began offering disability insurance. Lacrosse later changed its name to Time Insurance Company. 

Laying the Foundation for Assurant 

Time Insurance Company is acquired by N.V. AMEV of the Netherlands. It is the Dutch company’s first U.S. acquisition. The company sold individual health and small group insurance plans. 

A Time of Growth 

Fortis, Inc. – Assurant’s predecessor – was formed when AMEV/VSB of the Netherlands and AG, joined forces in the first cross-border European merger in the financial sector. Fortis was a financial services company that, through its operating companies and affiliates, provided specialty insurance, such as prefunded funeral insurance, and investment products to businesses and individuals in the United States.  

Assurant Expands to Europe

In 1995, Assurant expanded operations to Europe. Now, we have a presence in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Expansion to Latin America

In 2002, Assurant expanded operations to Latin America. Now, we operate in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Assurant Goes Public 

Fortis, Inc. completes its initial public offering process and Assurant begins to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AIZ. 

Assurant in Asia 

In 2008, Assurant expanded operations to Asia. Now, we operate in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Australia. 

Assurant Acquires SureDeposit

This acquisition expanded Assurant's multifamily products and services to offer renters a low cost payment alternative to a security deposit.

A New Vision 

Assurant realigns the business to focus on the housing and lifestyle markets. As part of the restructuring, the company announced the wind down of its legacy health business and the selling of its employee benefits business. 

Assurant Expands Globally

Assurant acquires The Warranty Group, enhancing its size and presence in its vehicle protection, extended service contracts and financial services businesses across 21countries. It also is the largest acquisition in the company’s history. 


Sari Granat - Assurant Director

Sari Granat


Ms. Granat was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in May 2022. Granat is president and chief operating officer of Chainalysis, the blockchain data platform, where she manages the company’s general and administrative functions, including finance, human resources, legal, information security and information technology, and works across the firm on strategies to advance the company’s mission of bringing trust and transparency to the global cryptocurrency community. From 2012 to 2022, Granat was with IHS Markit, a formerly NYSE-listed $45+ billion data, analytics and technology company prior to its merger with S&P Global in February 2022, where she most recently served as executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, leading information security, information technology, legal, risk management, privacy and compliance functions. From 2010 to 2012, Granat was chief administrative officer and head of business development at LLC, a financial technology and data provider. Prior to that role, she has served in a variety of legal and strategy positions with Dow Jones & Company, Kaplan, Inc., Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP, and Kenyon & Kenyon. Granat currently serves on the board of ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology solutions for the financial services sector, Venture Global LNG, an exporter of U.S. liquified natural gas, and Opening Act, a nonprofit that advances arts equity by providing free theater programs to New York City’s highest need public schools. She has also served on the CxO Advisory Council for VMware and on the General Counsel Steering Committee for the National Association of Corporate Directors.