June 01, 2007 10:30 ET

AIX Group and the Pest Control Operators of California Team Up

Newest Program Offers Stability for Niche Industry

WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwire - June 1, 2007) - AIX Group, Inc. ("AIX Group"), a specialty insurance holding company, is proud to announce that as of April 1, 2007, they have agreed to partner with Jenkins/Athens Insurance Services of Concord, California, and the Pest Control Operators of California, Inc. to provide commercial insurance programs for qualified California association members.

"We're excited about our new venture with Jenkins/Athens and the Pest Control Operators of California for a number of reasons," said AIX Group Chief Marketing Officer Ron Ganiats. "It will enable us to provide comprehensive coverage offerings at competitive pricing, along with risk management services to help pest control business owners minimize their loss -- not to mention this program offers a more stable source of insurance protection for a niche industry."

This program demonstrates AIX Group's ability to utilize customized reinsurance arrangements in lines of business it knows well, creating optimal results for their clients.


AIX Group, Inc., an insurance holding company with executive offices in Windsor, CT, was founded in 2005 by five insurance industry veterans: Bob Schultz, Ron Ganiats, Mark Green, Ron Mairano, and Russ Renvyle, in conjunction with Sterling Capital Partners. AIX Group was formed to fill a need in the underserved market of specialty program insurance business. This sector includes traditional first dollar programs, risk retention groups, rent-a-captive facilities, group and association captives and hybrid collateral structures.

AIX Group provides insurance and program related services through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Nova Casualty Company, an A-VII rated property and casualty insurance company, which is licensed and filed in all 50 states, and AIX Specialty, a non-admitted company domiciled in Delaware.

Contact Information

    Ron Ganiats
    Chief Marketing Officer
    AIX Group
    2 Waterside Crossing, Suite 400
    Windsor, CT 06095