Kensington Vanguard National Land Services acquires GRS Title Services

January 21, 2020 - Front Section

New York, NY Kensington Vanguard National Land Services (KV), one of the largest full-service national title insurance and settlement agencies in the U.S., has acquired GRS Title Services, LLC, a national commercial title insurance agency.

Brian Cooper, co-CEO of Kensington Vanguard said, “There are few pure play national commercial title agencies in the marketplace so adding this operation to our organization is an exciting step.  GRS Title’s leadership team, including Michelle Rogers, Brian Carr and Allen Brown, is comprised of top-quality commercial title insurance veterans with deep experience servicing clientele on both The Agency and underwriter levels. Additionally, it is complimentary from a geographic perspective as we continue to bolster existing markets and selectively enter new ones.”    

Chuck Victor, CEO of GRS Group, said, “We’re pleased to have completed the sale of our title operations to KV.  We view the company as the leader in the commercial title agency space and the platform on which the professionals at GRS Title can continue to thrive.”   

After a strategic investment by $30 billion private equity firm Stone Point Capital (www.stonepoint.com) in 2016, Kensington Vanguard has continued to be a consolidator driven by industry leadership and financial strength.

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