Ironshore News

Ironshore’s Singapore Branch Hikes Capacity to $50M for Political Risk Lines

Ironshore Insurance Ltd., Singapore Branch, announced an increase in capacity for political risk business lines within its Political Risk & Trade Credit unit. Available capacity now stands at US$50 million, an increase from $15 million, effective immediately. In addition, Ironshore …

Ironshore’s New Iron-Excess MGA Is Based on Iron-Starr Excess Agency Model

Using a Bermuda joint venture between Ironshore and C.V. Starr & Co. as a model, Ironshore announced the launch of Iron-Excess on Monday. Ironshore, a Liberty Mutual company, describes Iron-Excess as an expansion of the Iron-Starr Excess underwriting agency business …

New Construction Coverage From Liberty Mutual, Ironshore Targets Integrated Projects

Liberty Mutual and Ironshore’s dedicated construction practices have introduced an Integrated Primary Wrap Up/Project Specific program offering general liability (GL) and professional liability (PL) protection for medium and large construction projects developed through design-build or integrated project delivery (IPD). Workers’ …

China’s Fosun to Continue ‘Genuine’ Overseas M&A

Fosun International, one of China’s most acquisitive conglomerates, brushed off the impact of a crackdown on overseas dealmaking and said it welcomed Beijing’s guidelines on offshore investment, as it posted a record jump in first-half profits. After several years of …

Ironshore’s Singapore Branch Introduces Legal Event Expense Cover

Ironshore Insurance Ltd., Singapore Branch, has introduced a specialty professional lines product that offers protection for after-the-event legal expenses to mitigate commercial litigation loss exposure. Ironshore’s after-the-event legal expenses product provides insurance against adverse costs awards in commercial litigation. The …

Panensky to Lead New Ironshore Computer Emergency Response Team

Ironshore Inc. has unveiled a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) to manage cyber claims across all product lines. CERT-Ironshore is a dedicated computer response team comprised of cyber claims coordinators representing each specialty lines division. Howard Panensky will serve as …

Ironshore’s Pembroke Agency Launches Project Cargo Consortium for Lloyd’s China Platform

Ironshore’s Pembroke Managing Agency Ltd. has launched a Project Cargo Consortium to serve the Lloyd’s China platform, offering capacity limits of up to US$178 million. Pembroke Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000 offers dedicated coverage for risk exposure and consequential loss related to …

Ironshore International Names Ethirajan as COO; Retains Role as IronServe’s COO

Ironshore International has appointed Krishnan Ethirajan to serve as chief operating officer. He will retain his current role as chief operations officer of IronServe Inc., a global operations unit that delivers a range of specialized underwriting, finance and technological support …

Ironshore International’s M&A and Tax Insurance Unit Opens Frankfurt Office

Ironshore International’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Insurance unit announced it has opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, through Ironshore Agency Ltd., to expand its European presence. Ironshore M&A and tax specialists underwrite specialty coverages for complex transactional risk throughout …

Ironshore International Names Lewis to Lead Australia Unit

Ironshore International has appointed William Lewis as managing director of Ironshore Australia Pty Ltd. (IAPL) to be based in the Sydney office. Lewis, a private equity attorney, is a specialist in private equity transactions, tax structuring and insurance, advising private …