US Re Companies, a financial services and reinsurance brokerage firm, has joined with National Catastrophe Adjusters, a provider of claims administration and underwriting services, to form Blue Hill Claims Management. Blue Hill will provide claims services to property and casualty carriers and managing general agencies.

Dave Ross, chairman and chief executive officer of NCA, said: We are very excited about our joint venture with US Re. NCA’s 25 years of experience as a leading insurance services provider positions Blue Hill to bring best-of-class solutions to insurance companies and MGAs with catastrophe-exposed business.”

Tal Piccione, chairman and CEO of US Re Group, said: The joint venture will enable US Re to offer our clients claims administration services through Blue Hill Claims Management backed up by the nation’s leading team of claims specialists at NCA. From our end, we will promote Blue Hill’s claims services through US Re’s national and international network.”

US Re Group provides reinsurance brokerage and consulting services to clients in addition to its activities in underwriting, captive, claims, and risk management, as well as investment banking.