Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized insurance products and related services in North America, Latin America, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits segments. The Assurant Solutions segment provides domestic and international extended service contracts and warranties coverage on mobile devices, personal computers, consumer electronics, appliances, automobiles, and recreational vehicles; preneed life insurance to address funeral costs at death; and international credit insurance that offers protection from life events and uncertainties that arise in purchasing and borrowing transactions. The Assurant Specialty Property segment offers lender-placed and voluntary homeowners insurance, and lender-placed and voluntary manufactured housing insurance; lender-placed flood insurance, multi-family housing insurance, and mortgage property risk management services; and property preservation, and restoration and inspection services. The Assurant Health segment provides major medical insurance, short-term medical insurance, and supplemental coverage options to individuals and families; and medical insurance to small employer groups. The Assurant Employee Benefits segment offers group disability, dental, life, vision, and supplemental products, as well as individual dental products. This segment also reinsures disability and life products. The company distributes its insurance products and services through various distribution channels, including independent employee benefits specialists, brokers, managing general agents, life agents, financial institutions, mortgage lenders and servicers, retailers, funeral homes, association groups, and other third-party marketing organizations. Assurant, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in New York, New York.