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The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. history, profile and corporate video

   The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is an American investment and insurance company headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S. It was founded in 1810 as the Hartford Fire Insurance Company by a group of local merchants gathered in a Hartford inn.

   In 1970, The Hartford was acquired by ITT Corporation, and the new combined company was renamed ITT-Hartford Group, Inc.

   In 1997, ITT-Hartford Group, Inc. changed its name to the Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.


   The company operates through the following business segments: Auto Insurance Solutions, Home Insurance Solutions, and Commercial Insurance Solutions.

Auto Insurance Solutions

   The Auto Insurance Solutions segment offers car insurance, commercial auto insurance, classic car insurance, recreational vehicle (RV) insurance, and other insurance for all types of vehicle (ATV, golf cart, boat, Snowmobile, etc.)

Home Insurance Solutions

   The Home Insurance Solutions segment involves homeowners insurance, renters insurance, condo insurance, flood insurance, and others.

Commercial Insurance Solutions

   The Commercial Insurance Solutions segment provides business property insurance, general liability insurance, business income insurance, small business insurance (accidents, natural disasters, professional errors, etc.), commercial auto insurance, cyber insurance, and many other insurance coverages.


   With more than 19 000 employees, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company, and it is considered one of the largest properties and casualty companies in the United States. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and ”www.thehartford.com”.

**Video published on YouTube by “The Hartford“.