Capitol Transamerica does business across the US but mostly in the middle. The insurance holding company operates in 50 states and Washington, DC, but its business is concentrated in the Midwest and Plains states. Its primary operating subsidiaries, Capitol Indemnity and Capitol Specialty Insurance, offer property/casualty coverage for such niches as barber and beauty shops, bowling alleys, and taverns. It also offers fidelity and surety bonds to commercial entities through Capital Indemnity and another unit, Platte River Insurance. Its products are distributed through a network of about 350 partnered and independent agencies. The company is a subsidiary of financial services group Alleghany Corporation.