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Great American Expands Capacity for Pollution Products

Great American Insurance Group has expanded its complete pollution product line policy aggregate limits of liability to $50 million per loss/$100 million. This expanded capacity can be offered on both a primary layer or on an excess of loss basis. …

StartPoint Adds $25M in Capacity for U.S. D&O Market

Managing general agency StartPoint has added $25 million in new capacity for the U.S. directors & officers (D&O) insurance marketplace. The complete amount of the capacity is provided by certain syndicates at Lloyd’s (A+ rated by S&P) and is written …

Hiscox Increases U.S. Terrorism Insurance Capacity to $200 Million

Hiscox has increased capacity to $200 million for U.S. domiciled terrorism risks. The additional capacity addresses the increased demand for standalone terrorism coverage caused by the upcoming expiration of the U.S. government terrorism insurance backstop offered by the Terrorism Risk …

Ironshore Increases Capacity to $25 Million for Energy Risks

Ironshore Energy Property has increased capacity to $25 million for energy risks throughout its global platform. This increase in capacity is available across all classes within the energy sector, including refineries, petrochemical plants, chemical plants, gas plants, pipelines, terminals, mining …

Beazley, Hiscox Form D&O Consortium with Capacity up to $50 Million

Lloyd’s of London insurers Beazley and Hiscox have partnered to offer brokers and clients a D&O consortium through which the syndicates will provide materially higher limits and offer additional options to complex risks for U.S.-domiciled companies. Central to the proposal …

Everest Re’s Special Purpose Reinsurer Reaches $370 Million of Capacity

Everest Re Group, Ltd.’s special purpose reinsurer, Mt. Logan Re, Ltd., has secured additional funding, which brings current committed capacity to $370 million, above its initial target funding of $250 million. Mt. Logan Re, which was formed in early 2013, …

Ironshore Increases Capacity for Select U.S. Specialty Lines

Ironshore Inc. will be providing coverage of up to $50 million for selected U.S. casualty lines, as of January 1, 2014. Increased capacity, up from the current limits of $25 million, will be available in the U.S. for Specialty Casualty, Ironshore …

Willis Launches Global 360 to Specialty Clients

Willis Limited, a subsidiary of Willis Group Holdings Plc, has announced the first set of insurers offering to support Global 360, which it described as “a pioneering suite of capacity facilities for its specialty insurance clients. The rollout of Willis’ …