Sammons Enterprises is a multi-faceted, global holding corporation that owns
and operates businesses across a diverse range of industries. Headquartered
in Dallas, Texas, in the United States, with assets approaching $58 billion,
Sammons ranks among the largest privately owned companies in the world.
Sammons Enterprises was founded by Charles A. Sammons. The company’s roots
originate in Dallas, Texas, where Mr. Sammons began Reserve Life Insurance
Company in 1938, providing the foundation for what has grown into Sammons Enterprises.
Beginning in the early 1950s, Mr. Sammons began to diversify the company’s
operations, purchasing interests in the communications, industrial products
distribution, insurance, travel and hospitality industries. Under Mr. Sammons’
leadership, his pioneering companies built success stories in each of these
Today, Sammons Enterprises is comprised of a diversified portfolio of investments, including wholly-owned businesses and investor partnerships in industries such as insurance, financial services, industrial equipment and real estate, among several others.
The strength of Sammons Enterprises
and its bottom line are the 4,000 people around the world who are part of the
Sammons family of companies. Sammons prides itself on employing the highest
quality of personnel, placing emphasis on strong work ethics, high moral values
and superior employee benefits. An integral part of Sammons’ benefits program
is its Employee Stock Ownership Plan in which employees have the opportunity
to impact the success of their individual business and the value of their personal
Insurance – Financial Services
Midland National Life Insurance Company
A leading underwriter of individual life insurance and annuities
North American Company for Life and Health Insurance Company
A leader in mortality protection, life insurance and annuities
Sammons Annuity Group
Underwriter of fixed and variable annuity products
Sammons Corporate Markets Group
A leading underwriter of hospital, bank and corporate owned life insurance
Sammons Retirement Solutions, Inc.
Briggs Equipment – Dallas, Texas
Briggs is the number one provider of Yale- and Hyster-brand lift trucks, also offers contractor rental equipment and fleet management services. Briggs rents and sells materials handling equipment and provides parts.
Briggs Equipment UK Limited – Cannock, England
The sole national distributor of Yale and Hyster brands materials handling equipment
in England, Scotland and Wales.
Briggs Equipment – Mexico City, Mexico
The exclusive Yale-brand forklift dealer throughout Mexico since 1996. Provides long-term rental of Yale and Hyster materials handling equipment and service contracts for some of the largest companies in Mexico.
Compatriot Capital – Dallas, Texas
Real estate division of Sammons Equity Alliance
Sammons Corporation – Dallas, Texas
Investment Partnerships and LLCs (partial list)
- Private equity firm specializing in partnerships organized to invest in real estate and real estate-related opportunities
- Eiger Fund I, E2M Value Added Fund, E2M Value Added Fund II, E2M Strategic Fund
Guggenheim Capital, LLC
Guggenheim Capital, through its principal subsidiary Guggenheim Partners, is a global diversified services firm that provides asset management, investment banking and capital markets services, along with insurance, institutional finance, and investment advisory solutions.
Hicks Equity Partners LLC
- Private equity firm specializing in corporate acquisitions
- Ocular LCD, Latrobe Specialty Steel, Anvita