News Release Relay Platform Equips Leading Brokerage Hylant With Next-Level Commercial Insurance Placement Technology

Dec 7, 2021 Cyber, Insurance

News Release Relay Platform Equips Leading Brokerage Hylant With Next-Level Commercial Insurance Placement Technology

graph_13-e1638886342629-300x76Relay welcomes Hylant to their fast-growing list of brokers and agents using the Commercial Insurance ePlacing Platform to boost their results

New York, NY – December 7, 2021 – Relay Platform (Relay) is pleased to welcome Hylant to their award-winning insurance placement platform – Relay I5. Hylant is one of the largest privately held insurance brokerages in the United States.

Launching first with cyber insurance, Relay I5’s highly intuitive interface offers Hylant agents access to cutting-edge functions such as a unified application form, a Competitive Differentiation Table and a semi-automated Smart Client Proposal™. 

The platform combines the old and the new, with support for both API (automated) and email quotes across commercial lines. All these functions are designed to save time and increase insights – leading to increased new business, higher retention rates and a superior customer and agent experience. 

Hylant’s industry experts will work closely with their risk practice experts to design and deliver customized and collaborative business insurance, risk management and employee benefits programs that protect assets and grow revenue. “Our partnership with Relay will allow our dedicated Cyber/Technology team to maximize what they do best: provide consultation to our clients on their risk, identify solutions for those risks, and create a Hylant-negotiated policy to cover that exposure,” comments Joe Wieligman, Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations at Hylant.

Relay, an innovative provider of solutions enabling the digital transformation of commercial insurance and reinsurance submissions, is designed to facilitate the transition to data-first insurance placements, instant quoting, and superior broker-carrier connectivity to markets. The Relay I5 platform allows insurance brokers to visually structure placements, rapidly identify and approach the most relevant markets, and iteratively automate subsequent steps to deliver Smart Client Proposals™ that close more business. 

“Hylant will offer exceptional long-term results by continuing their commitment to personalized risk management and insurance programs. Through Relay, Hylant can share their innovative capabilities with their carrier partners, invited to the platform to submit quotes either by email, which Relay can track and optionally process, or through our dedicated dashboard,” comments Andrew deGroot, Relay VP of Enterprise Accounts and International Sales.

For more information on Relay I5, please visit or email

About Relay

With Relay, brokers drastically increase their close rates by securing and comparing quotes and creating winning proposals faster, for both renewal and new business. Relay is the single-entry multi-carrier comparative-rating solution that can handle all P&C lines, across all mediums including both instant (“API”) and email quoting, at any level of complexity. Relay facilitates billions in bound coverage across insurance and reinsurance annually. With an exponentially growing client base in North America, Relay also counts among the few Lloyd’s accredited London market e-platforms.. Visit or email for more information.

About Hylant

Hylant is one of the largest privately held insurance brokerages in the United States. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, we offer complete risk management services, employee benefits brokerage and consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals locally, nationally, and internationally.

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