Mr. Acunto founded CINN Group as a publishing company in 1978. Today, it is a private group of companies in media, insurance and capital markets. Mr. Acunto serves as its Chairman.
Since 1978, CINN Group, Inc. has conducted the company’s media activities, centered upon its media hub in insurance, Insurance Advocate, published uninterruptedly since 1889, with titles in the financial services, insurance, and public policy sectors including: Empire State Report, founded in 1974, the Italian Journal, founded in 1947 and more than 30 other titles over its 35 years.
In 2019, Mr. Acunto formed BEACON INTERNATIONAL GROUP, Inc. which is now among the leading financial publishing companies in the world in insurance and risk management. As publisher of the US leader, Business Insurance (Chicago) Commercial Risk (London) serving the UK, the EU, and Africa; Asia Insurance Review (Singapore) serving North East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia and the Pacific, Middle East Insurance Review (Amman) serving the Middle East and North Africa and WorkCompCentral (Los Angeles) serving the US workers’ compensation insurance sector. Beacon also publishes Consular and Diplomatic Affairs Quarterly.
Together with its financial services media, CINN has created and, in some cases, both created and managed several international and national business organizations such as the American Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS US), The Society of Insurance Financial Managers (SIFM), AMCOMP, the Insurance Federation of New York, Inc. (IFNY), and several others.