Casualty Actuarial Society

Professional Education

Ratemaking and Product Management (RPM) Seminar
March 19–21, 2012

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities

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Get exposure for your company by sponsoring or exhibiting at the RPM Seminar. A table-top exhibit is an excellent value and allows you to showcase your products and services to an expected audience of 500 risk professionals. A sponsorship allows your company to stand out among a sea of competitors.

Do not delay, as opportunities are limited!

Contact Megan O'Neill at (703) 562-1742 or moneill@casact.org, for details on becoming an exhibitor and sponsor.

Breakfast Sponsor

Earnix

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Earnix is a leading provider of pricing and customer value optimization software solutions for insurers and banks. Used by leading financial services companies worldwide, Earnix Optimizer provides an integrated platform that enables insurers to maximize the value of customer relationships and drive significant improvements in profitability, lifting bottom line performance by 1-5% of gross written premium.

The company was founded by insurance executives who sought a practical solution to the limitations of traditional pricing methods used by financial services providers. Joining forces with experts in statistics, econometrics, and optimization technology, they formed Earnix to help insurers improve performance through better customer segmentation, advanced demand analysis, and optimized pricing. Earnix is privately held and funded by prominent venture capital firms.

For more about Earnix insurance pricing and customer value optimization solutions, please visit www.earnix.com.

Luncheon Sponsor

Milliman

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Hundreds of insurance professionals around the world rely on our actuarial software solutions for the accurate loss information they need to make strategic and timely business decisions. Our actuarial experience and our data and systems development expertise allow us to provide a full range of reserving solutions, from basic analysis tools to re-engineering the entire reserving process.

  • Our Reserve Variability Modeling solutions simulate distributions of your potential losses using industry standard techniques on an ultimate or one-year time horizon. Many statistical capabilities to allow you to get the best possible model of your data, regardless of how unusual your situation may be. Like our other tools, our modeling systems provide both unparalleled flexibility and ease of use.
  • ReservePro® Enterprise combines automation capabilities, analysis tools, and a company-wide loss database to streamline your entire department. In addition to the software itself, our industry specialists will help you develop a rich data mart of all your company's loss, claim, LAE, premium, and exposure data, coordinated with all the related source systems throughout the company. The resulting solution provides you immediate access to all the information you need, when you need it.
  • Our ReservePro® and Affinity® solutions range from single desktop reserving tools to platforms providing the foundation for a high performing actuarial department. These solutions can form the centerpiece for a complete upgrade of your entire reserve analysis process.
  • TriangleMaker™ puts you in control of aggregating your data for analysis. You can segment, limit, and roll up your triangles however and whenever you want—no more waiting on the IT department.
  • We can help you optimize your economic capital modeling with our ERM expertise and DFA Capital's ADVISE™ advanced stochastic modeling software.

Come see how our reserving solutions can change the way you work. We will be exhibiting and demonstrating all of our solutions during the seminar or visit us at actuarialsoftware.com.

Mini Tool Kit and Reception Sponsor

Towers Watson

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Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.

Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And our approach is grounded in perspective – the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues.

But more important, our perspective begins at eye level – with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges.

By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.

Notebook Sponsor and Advertiser

Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment

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Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment was established by Sally Ezra and Claude Penland, ACAS, MAAA, partners with over 35 years of combined industry experience. With the industry's leading actuarial salary surveys and a rapidly growing actuarial recruiting staff, our goal is to be the top actuarial recruitment firm in the world while serving the long-term needs of clients and actuaries.

Our educated, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff will always exhibit business ethics, integrity, empathy and strong listening skills to help you reach your business goals. Ezra Penland works on both retained and contingent searches at all levels of actuarial analysts, credentialed actuaries and senior roles.

Each attendee receives a copy of the Ezra Penland US Property & Casualty Actuarial Salary Surveys. These 4 Surveys are split by Consulting, Reinsurance, Insurance/All Other, and All Employers Combined. Attendees will also receive a handy Ezra Penland notebook to jot down notes throughout the RPM Meeting.

Opening Day Luncheon, Networking Break, Breakfast Sponsor

Ernst & Young

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Ernst & Young's North American Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services (IAAS) practice includes 175 professional staff throughout the United States, Mexico, Bermuda and Canada. IAAS helps clients address risk, reporting, capital management, merger and acquisition due diligence and integration, retirement income and actuarial department transformation issues, and provides insurance risk management and claims advisory services. Learn more at www.ey.com/us/actuarial.

Tote Bag, Cyber Café Sponsor, Cyber Café Give Away Sponsor

Pauline Reimer/Pryor Associates Executive Search

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"It Takes One To Know One…An Actuary Placing Actuaries"

Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor has 40 years of insurance (P&C, Health, Life, Pensions & Investments) experience.

Pauline Reimer, ASA, MAAA, has headed the Actuarial Placement Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. Proudly the CAS's first Platinum Partner, she is also on the Executive Board of ASNY and the Advisory Board of Columbia University's MS in Actuarial Science program.

Quoted in periodicals and television, Pauline handles each step of every actuarial assignment personally – no client is ever relegated to just an Assistant. Her impressive placement records of 99% retention rate and 100% success ratio in retained searches confirm her status as one of the most successful actuarial recruiters worldwide.

USB Giveaway Sponsor

Valen Technologies, Inc.

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Valen Technologies, Inc. enables insurers to improve underwriting and premium audit results through our hosted predictive analytics solutions, UnderRight® and AuditRight®. Our experts combine our clients’ data with historical risk, firmographic and econometric information in our XData® and ValenNetworks® databases and use that data to build, deploy and monitor models for improving underwriting and optimizing premium audit processes. The combination of our data and our modeling expertise gives us the unique ability to create the industry’s most effective predictive models. To learn more about Valen and Valen products call 1-800-280-3304 or visit website at www.valen.com.

Exhibitors

Actuarial Careers, Inc.

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Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is a highly specialized executive recruiting firm exclusively dedicated to the placement and advancement of Chief Actuaries, Fellows, Associates and pre-Associates on a worldwide basis with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $1,000,000.

Our blend of advanced technologies and a unique team approach has made Actuarial Careers, Inc.® the fastest growing recruiting firm exclusively serving the actuarial community. Our dedicated Property & Casualty team is continuously surveying the market for top candidates and exciting new opportunities.

The entire professional staff of Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is committed to providing the finest service in the industry. Our institutional clients include insurance companies, consulting firms, investment banks as well as other sector employers offering traditional and non-traditional employment opportunities for actuaries. Actuarial Careers, Inc.® provides its services on both a contingency and retainer basis.

CARFAX Banking and Insurance Group

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CARFAX maintains the most comprehensive vehicle history database ever assembled with over 7 billion records from more than 34,000 unique sources. In addition, all data undergoes rigorous quality assurance testing and is run through hundreds of business rules developed over the last 22 years. Join the dozens of insurers across the nation that have incorporated vehicle history into their auto underwriting and rating to improve their loss ratios. More information leads to better decisions.

Christopher Gross Consulting

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Christopher Gross Consulting provides a wide range of actuarial consulting services, and offers innovative software products for predictive analysis.

Cognalysis MultiRate is an exciting new predictive modeling tool that easily distills important relationships among variables. It is a valuable tool for actuaries, analysts, and others whose jobs depend on predictive modeling.

Capable of analyzing large datasets, Cognalysis MultiRate utilizes sophisticated technologies, such as automated data grouping and smoothing, Variable Gradient Geospatial Smoothing based on ZIP Code, and more. A variety of tables, charts, and maps are produced during the iteration process and at its completion to assist the user with presentation and understanding of results.

The Cognalysis™ Reserving System is an inexpensive software package to assist the actuary with estimation of loss reserves. It incorporates innovative statistical techniques, reserve ranges, process automation, and insight-provoking graphical output into the traditional loss development framework.

CGI

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CGI Insurance Solutions is a leading provider of insurance services and software including Ratabase, the leading Rating Engine used by P&C carriers today. With over 85 carriers in production today, Ratabase has been widely used across Personal and Commercial Lines of Business from small carriers to some of the largest in the US. In addition to Ratabase, CGI also offers CGI Edge – a full Policy Processing Platform with integrated Policy, Billing, and Claims components.

CoreLogic

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CoreLogic, formerly First American Spatial Solutions, is a leader in property location information, analytics and geospatial services. Recent advancements in geospatial technology have vastly improved the quality of location-based data and related software available to businesses and CoreLogic is at the forefront of this fast-evolving industry. CoreLogic provides multi-hazard products for risk management, up-to-date tax databases and data for more than 127 million parcels, including surface ownership information.

Products and services from CoreLogic can help businesses to:

  • Reduce time to market with new solutions
  • Build a sounder basis for decision-making
  • Assess and mitigate risks
  • Strengthen customer relationships
  • Increase market penetration
  • Fine-tune allocation of resources

EagleEye Analytics

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EagleEye Analytics is an insurance solutions company that provides predictive analytics and information services. EagleEye Analytics is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, an insurance technology center. EagleEye Analytics is funded by FirstMark Capital LLC, formerly Pequot Ventures.

Talon, one of the company’s premier products, is a Web-based, easy-to-use, predictive analytics solution that uses advanced technologies to identify risk characteristics that relate to profitability. Talon enables property and casualty insurance carriers to implement improved underwriting, pricing, and marketing strategies that result in lower ratios and higher net gains from operations. Talon is intuitive and actionable.

EagleEye Analytics’ mission is to enable insurers to achieve underwriting excellence and greater profitability by optimizing risk selection and pricing.

Earnix

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Earnix is a leading provider of pricing and customer value optimization software solutions for insurers and banks. Used by leading financial services companies worldwide, Earnix Optimizer provides an integrated platform that enables insurers to maximize the value of customer relationships and drive significant improvements in profitability, lifting bottom line performance by 1-5% of gross written premium.

The company was founded by insurance executives who sought a practical solution to the limitations of traditional pricing methods used by financial services providers. Joining forces with experts in statistics, econometrics, and optimization technology, they formed Earnix to help insurers improve performance through better customer segmentation, advanced demand analysis, and optimized pricing. Earnix is privately held and funded by prominent venture capital firms.

For more about Earnix insurance pricing and customer value optimization solutions, please visit www.earnix.com.

Experian Business Information

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Experian Business Information services can streamline workflow and provide the tools needed to manage risk and maximize profits. We provide pricing and underwriting risk solutions, comprehensive information on companies of all sizes, and have the industry’s most extensive data on small and midsize businesses.

Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment

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Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment was established by Sally Ezra and Claude Penland, ACAS, MAAA, partners with over 35 years of combined industry experience. With the industry's leading actuarial salary surveys and a rapidly growing actuarial recruiting staff, our goal is to be the top actuarial recruitment firm in the world while serving the long-term needs of clients and actuaries.

Our educated, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff will always exhibit business ethics, integrity, empathy and strong listening skills to help you reach your business goals. Ezra Penland works on both retained and contingent searches at all levels of actuarial analysts, credentialed actuaries and senior roles.

Each attendee receives a copy of the Ezra Penland US Property & Casualty Actuarial Salary Surveys. These 4 Surveys are split by Consulting, Reinsurance, Insurance/All Other, and All Employers Combined. Attendees will also receive a handy Ezra Penland notebook to jot down notes throughout the RPM Meeting.

ISO

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Since 1971, ISO has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, the company provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information; policy language; information about specific locations; fraud-identification tools; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. ISO is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics. For more information, visit www.iso.com and www.verisk.com.

ISO Risk Analyzer® is a suite of predictive models that help you classify, segment, and price your insurance risks. These powerful analytic tools examine hundreds of indicators and predict expected losses at the policy level by major coverage or peril. Leveraging the data and predictive modeling expertise of ISO and data from external sources, ISO Risk Analyzer provides sophisticated pricing refinement in one powerful set of tools.

LexisNexis

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LexisNexis LexisNexis® Insurance Solutions has an unmatched combination of unique data, tools, and services. Our solutions allow insurers to uncover unseen information patterns so they can maximize the value of their customer base as well as quickly evaluate and validate the effectiveness of your customer strategies while identifying market opportunities.

LexisNexis insurance analytics customers include a majority of the leading Property and Casualty insurers who utilize our analytics solutions to gain deeper strategic insight to help improve pricing, sales, and marketing decisions. The InsurQuote SM and InsurViewSM data and visualization tools allow carriers to compare their competitive positions while the Optimal Decisions Toolkit allows carriers to identify the rates, sales paths, and marketing actions to best meet financial objectives.

Milliman

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Hundreds of insurance professionals around the world rely on our actuarial software solutions for the accurate loss information they need to make strategic and timely business decisions. Our actuarial experience and our data and systems development expertise allow us to provide a full range of reserving solutions, from basic analysis tools to re-engineering the entire reserving process.

  • Our Reserve Variability Modeling solutions simulate distributions of your potential losses using industry standard techniques on an ultimate or one-year time horizon. Many statistical capabilities to allow you to get the best possible model of your data, regardless of how unusual your situation may be. Like our other tools, our modeling systems provide both unparalleled flexibility and ease of use.
  • ReservePro® Enterprise combines automation capabilities, analysis tools, and a company-wide loss database to streamline your entire department. In addition to the software itself, our industry specialists will help you develop a rich data mart of all your company's loss, claim, LAE, premium, and exposure data, coordinated with all the related source systems throughout the company. The resulting solution provides you immediate access to all the information you need, when you need it.
  • Our ReservePro® and Affinity® solutions range from single desktop reserving tools to platforms providing the foundation for a high performing actuarial department. These solutions can form the centerpiece for a complete upgrade of your entire reserve analysis process.
  • TriangleMaker™ puts you in control of aggregating your data for analysis. You can segment, limit, and roll up your triangles however and whenever you want—no more waiting on the IT department.
  • We can help you optimize your economic capital modeling with our ERM expertise and DFA Capital's ADVISE™ advanced stochastic modeling software.

Come see how our reserving solutions can change the way you work. We will be exhibiting and demonstrating all of our solutions during the seminar or visit us at actuarialsoftware.com.

Pauline Reimer/Pryor Associates Executive Search

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"It Takes One To Know One…An Actuary Placing Actuaries"

Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor has 40 years of insurance (P&C, Health, Life, Pensions & Investments) experience.

Pauline Reimer, ASA, MAAA, has headed the Actuarial Placement Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. Proudly the CAS's first Platinum Partner, she is also on the Executive Board of ASNY and the Advisory Board of Columbia University's MS in Actuarial Science program.

Quoted in periodicals and television, Pauline handles each step of every actuarial assignment personally – no client is ever relegated to just an Assistant. Her impressive placement records of 99% retention rate and 100% success ratio in retained searches confirm her status as one of the most successful actuarial recruiters worldwide.

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc.

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The Firm of Choice for Predictive Modeling

Pinnacle is a pioneer in applying predictive modeling to property and casualty insurance. Our modeling experience is enhanced by our consultants' experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. Best of all, Pinnacle shares our knowledge with you. This process helps you understand your data better, and become a more sophisticated user of data for future analysis and application.

Why Pinnacle Is the Firm of Choice for Predictive Modeling

  • Predictive Modeling Experience - We have completed, or are in the process of completing, nearly 100 predictive modeling projects for insurers over the past decade. Our customers include large insurers (4 of the top 10 property and casualty insurance companies) and small insurers. These projects have included pricing, scorecard development, homeowner by-peril rating, credit, alternative vehicle symbol development and redefining rating territories.
  • Insurance Industry Experience - Combined our consultants have over 100 years of experience in rate and class plan analysis of personal and commercial lines of insurance. Pinnacle delivers a final plan and has the expertise to assist in the effective implementation of the plan.
  • Knowledge Transfer - Pinnacle places a great emphasis on knowledge transfer. This helps our clients to understand the process used to develop the models and gives the client the option of being self-sufficient in the future.

See for yourself why Pinnacle is "The Firm of Choice for Predictive Modeling."

Sensomatix

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Sensomatix is the power house for data analysis services for auto insurance companies. Leveraging its Driving DNA® platform, Sensomatix enables insurance companies to offer programs known as Usage Based Insurance (UBI). UBI has become a major evolution in the auto insurance industry; and most of the leading insurance companies in the US are involved in UBI today. Sensomatix has been servicing usage based insurance programs around the world for over 7 years, working with 3 of the top 10 insurance carriers in the US.

From "When and Where" you drive, to "How" you drive - using rich and enhanced telematics data, we can today understand not only where and when a car is being driven, but how safely - accounting for behavioral analysis and driving styles. This information serves as a much more powerful and accurate indicator of risk, which can also generate impact on customer safety and insurance loss alike.

Driving DNA®, the company's state-of-the-art predictive risk analysis platform, synthesizes data from variety of telematics devices, geographic information system, weather and more. Driving DNA identifies unique mathematical signatures that characterize each driver's behavior based on a comprehensive analysis of driving patterns. The platform correlates these signatures with actuarial risk to determine an accurate driving Safety Score. Driving DNA supports a suite of actuarial data products and insurance analytics services, including Safety Scoring TM - a rating algorithm approved by the US Departments of Insurance (DOI filing) in the many of the states.

You are welcome to visit our website for additional information: www.sensomatix.com.

Towers Watson

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Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.

Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And our approach is grounded in perspective – the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues.

But more important, our perspective begins at eye level – with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges.

By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.

Ultimate Risk Solutions

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Ultimate Risk Solutions is a leading global provider of state-of-the-art Dynamic Financial Analysis software called Risk Explorer™ and other risk modelling software products for non-life re/insurance industry.

Risk Explorer™ is used BY INDUSTRY LEADERS for portfolio risk modelling, risk-based capital evaluation, ceded/assumed reinsurance analysis and regulatory compliance. Risk Explorer™ can be seamlessly integrated into your firm's IT infrastructure.

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Ernst & Young

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Ernst & Young's North American Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services (IAAS) practice includes 175 professional staff throughout the United States, Mexico, Bermuda and Canada. IAAS helps clients address risk, reporting, capital management, merger and acquisition due diligence and integration, retirement income and actuarial department transformation issues, and provides insurance risk management and claims advisory services. Learn more at www.ey.com/us/actuarial.

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC

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Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is the world's leading risk and reinsurance specialist and a member of Marsh & McLennan Companies. With more than 50 offices worldwide, Guy Carpenter creates and executes integrated risk management and reinsurance solutions that deliver capital value for clients across the globe. Guy Carpenter's MetaRisk® is the industry's most transparent risk and capital decision tool. A truly integrated model, MetaRisk delivers comprehensive underwriting, reserve, catastrophe, credit and investment risk capabilities and enables users to prepare for the rigorous demands of Solvency II and ERM. Visit www.MetaRisk.info.

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc.

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The Firm of Choice for Predictive Modeling

Pinnacle is a pioneer in applying predictive modeling to property and casualty insurance. Our modeling experience is enhanced by our consultants' experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. Best of all, Pinnacle shares our knowledge with you. This process helps you understand your data better, and become a more sophisticated user of data for future analysis and application.

Why Pinnacle Is the Firm of Choice for Predictive Modeling

  • Predictive Modeling Experience - We have completed, or are in the process of completing, nearly 100 predictive modeling projects for insurers over the past decade. Our customers include large insurers (4 of the top 10 property and casualty insurance companies) and small insurers. These projects have included pricing, scorecard development, homeowner by-peril rating, credit, alternative vehicle symbol development and redefining rating territories.
  • Insurance Industry Experience - Combined our consultants have over 100 years of experience in rate and class plan analysis of personal and commercial lines of insurance. Pinnacle delivers a final plan and has the expertise to assist in the effective implementation of the plan.
  • Knowledge Transfer - Pinnacle places a great emphasis on knowledge transfer. This helps our clients to understand the process used to develop the models and gives the client the option of being self-sufficient in the future.

See for yourself why Pinnacle is "The Firm of Choice for Predictive Modeling."

Red Mountain Technologies

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Red Mountain Technologies specializes in reliable automotive data for insurers across the country with AutoCheck’s Vehicle History Service. We use the latest technology, to provide our customers insightful and in-depth data to make well informed underwriting and rating decisions about vehicles. The AutoCheck Vehicle History database is the most comprehensive vehicle background check available. This manifests itself clearly in the superior data quality by acquiring data from thousands of sources, including exclusive accident and structural damage data elements that are important for identifying problem vehicles. Along with providing vehicle history data, Red Mountain is able to assist their customers with technical and analytical support when using AutoCheck Vehicle history as a underwriting\pricing solution.

 

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