Longtime Vancouver business Biggs Insurance sold to California company

Biggs Insurance Services, a three-generation, family-owned insurance company in downtown Vancouver, was sold to California-based Alliant Insurance on Wednesday.

Rich Biggs, former majority shareholder and CEO, said that the company will look and feel relatively similar after the buyout. Nearly all the staff is staying in the same building, the name Biggs Insurance will continue and Biggs, 55, will stay on as the local branch’s leader in a role as senior vice president at Alliant.

“We’re still Biggs, we’re still part of the community, we’re just enhancing our capabilities with a national platform to operate from,” he said.

Alliant, based

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