About Us


About GVH:

GeoVera Holdings, Inc. is a provider of specialty residential property insurance products, focused on catastrophe exposed property in the homeowners and residential earthquake markets, operating on both an admitted and surplus lines basis. GeoVera Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of GeoVera Insurance Holdings, Ltd. and is headquartered in Fairfield, CA with offices in Sheboygan, WI, Tallahassee, FL and Chandler, AZ.

Financial Strength:

The GeoVera Holdings, Inc. group of companies consistently earns high marks from A.M. Best Company. In November 2016, GeoVera received the rating of "A" (Excellent) for financial strength and operating performance. The objective of A.M. Best's rating system is to provide an overall opinion of an insurance company's ability to meet its obligations to policyholders.

Our History:

GeoVera Holdings, Inc. is owned by Flexpoint Ford, a private equity firm focused on the financial services and healthcare sectors. GeoVera Holdings, Inc. was organized on June 28, 2005 by Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe LLC and Hellman & Friedman LLC for the purpose of acting as a holding company for the acquisition of GeoVera Insurance, Pacific Select Property (Coastal Select) and GeoVera Specialty, as well as its subsidiary, GeoVera Specialty Insurance Services. These operations were acquired by GeoVera Holdings, Inc. from St. Paul Travelers Companies, Inc. in November, 2005, with some of our current operations dating back to 1993. On August 8, 2012, GeoVera Holdings, Inc. Flexpoint Ford acquired GeoVera Holdings, Inc. from Friedman Fleischer & Lowe, LLC and Hellman & Friedman LLC.

Our Strategy:

Our strategy is to seek attractive returns by underwriting a diversified book of catastrophe exposed business. We employ a highly technical approach to assess exposures and calculate appropriate premium rates for those exposures. We believe that we are a leader in the industry in understanding, developing and utilizing catastrophe modeling software to manage our portfolio of risk. Our expertise in underwriting catastrophe exposed residential property risks is highly recognized by the reinsurance community.

Our Culture:

We use advanced technology, create superior products and employ innovative people to provide exceptional service in both admitted and surplus lines residential insurance markets.
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