Lloyd’s of London News

NAS Insurance Services Introduces Regulatory Business Interruption Ebola Coverage

Encino, Calif.-based NAS Insurance Services, a full-service specialty insurance underwriting manager, has partnered with Prospect Insurance Brokers Ltd. and Ark Specialty Programs of Lloyd’s of London to launch an insurance program for businesses facing the threat of Ebola-related closure. Regulatory …

Lloyd’s Posts First-Half Profits of $2.72 Billion

Lloyd’s reported a profit of £1.67 billion {$2.7218 billion] for the first six months of 2014, marking a 21 percent increase on the corresponding period last year. The announcement said that “while these results show an improvement over the equivalent …

Brit Launches Cyber Product for Critical Infrastructure, Industrial Machinery

Brit PLC, a global specialty insurer and reinsurer, has developed an insurance service to protect companies operating critical infrastructure and industrial machinery from terrorist and other malicious attacks, such as sabotage, espionage and theft. Critical infrastructure, operated through complex software …

Wildfire Spending In Oregon Triggers Lloyd’s Insurance Policy

Oregon’s tough wildfire season has pushed spending to the point the state Department of Forest is tapping its special insurance policy for the second year in a row. The Bulletin reported that state wildfire costs exceeded the $20 million deductible …

Best Affirms Lloyd’s, Lloyd’s (China) Ratings; Outlook Positive

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a+” of Lloyd’s and Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Limited (LICCL) (China). Best also affirmed the ICR of “a” of Society of Lloyd’s …

CGS&C’s New MGA Targets U.S. Healthcare Industry with Lloyd’s

Wholesale insurance broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) has launched an underwriting management agency specializing in the healthcare industry. The new venture, Pro-Praxis Insurance, will be led by Robert Allen who has 25 years of experience in the industry, …

Report: NYRR Received $15M for Cancelled NYC Marathon in 2012

The New York Road Runners (NYRR), a nonprofit group that organizes the annual New York City Marathon, received $15 million in insurance proceeds from Lloyd’s of London for the cancelled New York City marathon in 2012, according to a report …

Ryan Specialty Group Announces Landmark Healthcare Partnership With Lloyd’s Underwriters

Chicago, IL – 6/17/14 – Ryan Specialty Group, LLC (RSG) announces the formation of RSGUM Healthcare, a new healthcare and life science underwriting facility, in partnership with some of the strongest and most experienced healthcare and life science Underwriters at …

Savage to Leave; Lloyd’s Announces Changes in Finance, Operations

Luke Savage, who has been Lloyd’s Director of Finance and Operations for ten years, will be stepping down from Lloyd’s later this summer, to become Chief Financial Officer of Standard Life. In connection with his departure Lloyd’s said it would …

Lloyd’s U.S. Chief on Board with Climate Change

Despite risking offense to non-believers, Hank Watkins didn’t hesitate when he was asked if climate change was upon us. Watkins, president of Lloyd’s America, talked about an extensive report Lloyd’s of London just released, “Catastrophe Modeling and Climate Change.” “Everybody …