HOUSTON — GSFSGroup announced the merger between GSFS

Risk Retention Group Inc. and Sentruity Casualty Company, a sister property and casualty insurer.

Concurrent with the merger, Sentruity has received a rating of "A-" (Excellent) from A.M. Best, the credit rating organization that serves the financial services industries.

Sentruity serves as the nationwide primary insurer for property and casualty products offered by GSFSGroup. "The merger

significantly expands our ability to grow our property and casualty product portfolio as well as strengthens our overall level of service to our customers," said president Stephen Amos.

Headquartered in Houston, GSFSGroup has served the automotive financial services industry for more than 25 years, with products, training, services and technology.