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MERCHANTS' FOUNDATION PLEDGES $100,000

May 26, 2022

The Merchants Bonding Company™ Foundation is proud to announce its support of an initiative that will change the face of our community, with a pledge of $100,000 to the… read more

SFAA FOUNDATION TAPS TAYLOR

May 18, 2022

Merchants Bonding Company President Larry Taylor was recently elected to serve as President of the Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) Foundation. The… read more

MERCHANTS' LONG-TERM ISSUER CREDIT RATING - UPGRADED TO POSITIVE

May 5, 2022

AM Best News Release Announces Merchants Bonding Company’s Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) outlook up from stable to positive. … read more

INFRASTRUCTURE ACT BOOSTS CONSTRUCTION & BONDS - AMPLIFIES SMALL & EMERGING CONTRACTORS

May 4, 2022

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act should positively impact a contractors’ ability to obtain surety bonding in 2022. The $1.2 trillion deal will lay the foundation… read more

WILL INFLATION AFFECT SURETY BOND PROTECTION ON FEDERAL CONTRACTS?

May 4, 2022

Exempting the Miller Act from periodic indexing for inflation means the surety bond protection for subcontractors and suppliers on federal contracts worth at least… read more

PROVIDING A PLATFORM FOR MINORITY OWNED BUSINESSES

May 3, 2022

Merchants Bonding Company congratulates all the winners in the pitch competition at the Athene Black & Brown Business Summit. We are proud to be a sponsor of the Summit… read more

Annual Report and Q1 Results News

April 29, 2022

Robust results confirm Merchants’ commitment to its vision and values.… read more

Growth Defines Year

April 25, 2022

2021 Annual Report - Growth, on all fronts, defined 2021 at Merchants Bonding Company. From strong financial performances to a wide range of new initiatives, Merchants… read more

Hurry Up and Wait: Bid bond claims arising from a delayed award

April 11, 2022

Bid bonds protect project owners against the cost of rebidding a project if the low bidder does not accept the contract. But what if the owner's delays in selecting a… read more