Registrant is a holding company incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1990, with equity securities traded on the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE"). On August 25, 2011, Registrant adopted its current name, Kemper Corporation, and changed its NYSE ticker symbol to KMPR. Prior to the name change, the Registrant was known as Unitrin, Inc. and traded under the NYSE ticker symbol UTR.
Acquisition of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation
On July 2, 2018, Kemper acquired 100% of the outstanding common stock of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation ("Infinity"), pursuant to the terms of an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated February 13, 2018, with total cash, stock and equity-based compensation consideration paid to Infinity shareholders of approximately $1.5 billion (the "Infinity Merger"). Additional information pertaining to the Infinity Merger is contained in Note 3, "Acquisition of Business," to the Consolidated Financial Statements appearing in Item 8 of Part II of this 2018 Annual Report.