Fortegra Financial Aquires Continental Car Club

May 25, 2010- Jacksonville, FL- Fortegra Financial Corporation announces its acquisition of Continental Car Club, Inc., of Dayton, TN, on May 15, 2010.  This strategic acquisition expands the product line that Fortegra's Payment Protection Division offers to its consumer finance and other lending institution clients.

Continental Car Club provides automobile membership plans, which are offered by its consumer finance clients to their borrowers.  "These club membership plans represent a natural extension of the Life of the South product set and positions the combined companies to be a one-stop shop for ancillary products sold by lenders," stated Joe McCaw, President of Fortegra's Payment Protection Division.  Life of the South is a strategic marketing, manufacturing and administration provider of financial products and solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortegra Financial.

James Dill Sr. and Phyllis Dill, Owners of Continental Car Club, noted that the acquisition of Continental Car Club combines organizations of similar cultures and vision - founded upon superior customer service and development of long-standing relationships that benefit the companies and their clients.

"We are excited about the opportunities that Continental Car Club brings to our Payment Protection platform.  We will have significant cross-selling opportunities across our respective client bases.  Moreover, we will continue James and Phyllis' leadership of Continental Car Club to assure that we maintain the highest level of service as we integrate those operations with our existing lines of business," said Richard S. Kahlbaugh, CEO of Fortegra Financial.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Fortegra Financial

Fortegra Financial offers a broad range of financial insurance services, including payment protection products, property and casualty wholesale brokerage, life wholesale brokerage and reinsurance intermediary services, captive management, mass marketing, and administration and business process outsourcing, third party policy and claims administration, and commercial collections and collateral recovery. The Company's broad and varied customer base includes the nation's most recognized banks, financial institutions and retailers as well as a large variety of regional and local financial concerns and insurance carriers and agencies. Additional information about Fortegra can be found at

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