Signature Specialty, LP


Attention Business Editors:

Gridiron Insurance Underwriters and Signature Risk Partners Inc. Announce the Formation and Launch of Signature Specialty, LP

PLANTATION, FLORIDA – January 01, 2024 - Gridiron Insurance Underwriters (Gridiron) and Signature Risk Partners Inc. (Signature) are pleased to announce the formation and launch of a new specialized Managing General Underwriter (MGU) called Signature Specialty, LP (Signature Specialty).

Signature Specialty will be the first MGU in the United States to combine custom coverage and insurance solutions for the Craft Beer, Winery and Golf Country Club Insurance Marketplace. Coverage is available for Property, General Liability, Liquor Liability, Inland Marine and Excess Liability on a nationwide basis.

These programs will allow Insurance Brokers across the U.S. insurance marketplace to secure industry-specific tailored coverage solutions from a single provider as Signature Craft + Distillery, Signature Golf and Signature Wine.

All three programs offer policy wordings that have been built from the ground up with the insured in mind. Providing exceptional coverage in a wording that is easy to understand and meaningful to owners and operators in these industries. Coverage is offered on a Non-Admitted basis by Accelerant Specialty, nationwide.

Dave DeMott, President of Gridiron said, “By combining our underwriting expertise and market knowledge together with Signature’s immense experience in underwriting these 3 classes of business, we believe that we have created a very compelling offer that will provide exceptional coverage at competitive rates while creating placement efficiency for our broker partners”.

James Grant, President & CEO of Signature added, “We have built considerable expertise underwriting these programs in Canada over the last 17 years and we are so excited to finally have the right partner to help us bring these custom programs to the United States.”

For more information on these new programs please visit the Signature Specialty website or call us toll free at (800) 260-9921.

About Gridiron Insurance Underwriters

Gridiron Insurance Underwriters was founded in 2006. Headquartered in Plantation- Florida, we are a dedicated Program Manager and MGU. Gridiron is strategically placed to manage insurance facilities and affinity-based program business on a regional and national basis. With a disciplined and consistent underwriting approach, we are committed to creating, underwriting and disseminating custom program solutions.

About Signature Risk Partners Inc.

Signature Risk Partners Inc. was founded in Toronto, Canada in 2006 and creates and manages specialty insurance programs for selected industries in niche markets. Signature Risk works with global insurance experts located in the United States, Bermuda and London, U.K. who are leaders in underwriting, consulting and brokerage. Today Signature is the largest underwriter of Craft Breweries & Distilleries, Golf Courses and Wineries in Canada.

For more information, contact:
In the United States:

Dave DeMott, President
Gridiron Insurance Managers
Tel.: (954) 331-3027 or email:

In Canada:

James M. Grant, President & CEO
Signature Risk Partners Inc.
Tel.: (800) 260-9921 or email:

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