Titan Insurance began writing private passenger automobile insurance policies in the 1990s. It has expanded into one of the largest specialty auto carriers in Michigan with more than $265 million in net premiums. The agency offers solutions designed to protect individuals against financial hardship caused by accidental losses. Titan Insurance is based in Troy, Mich., and operates full-service branches throughout the United States. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company purchased Titan Insurance in August 2003. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Mutual Insurance is one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world, with more than $148 billion in statutory assets. Its core businesses include: domestic property and casualty insurance, life insurance and retirement savings, asset management and strategic investments.