A surety bond is a three-party written agreement by which one party (the surety) guarantees another party (the obligee) that a third party (the principal) will perform according to the bond, statute, contract or other obligation.
Merchants Bonding Company’s Claims Department is dedicated to serving you throughout the claims process. We pride ourselves on our common sense and proactive approach to handling claims.
For more than 80 years, Merchants Bonding Company has honed its expertise in providing contract and commercial surety bonds, offering first-class service and a common sense underwriting approach.
Merchants Bonding Company has a stable business philosophy, a family work environment and a focus on making a difference in the community. Our tradition is to work hard, provide service that is second-to-none and demonstrate to our employees that we value their efforts.
Merchants Bonding Company is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, with branch offices located throughout the United States to best serve our surety partners and clients.
Merchants Bonding Company Foundation donated $2,500 & associates donated non-perishable food items to The Food Bank of Iowa COVID Relief Fund … read more
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The Surety and Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) recently recognized President Larry Taylor for his dedication and service to SFAA.… read more
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AM Best recently downgraded the outlook for the surety segment from stable to negative due to the pandemic’s probable effects on the economy.… read more
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