Markets/Coverages News

XL Catlin Launches A&H Cover, ‘Protect & Assist,’ for UK Firms

XL Catlin has launched “Protect and Assist,” its accident and health insurance solution designed to help UK businesses protect their people and meet their duty of care in the face of emerging risks and heightened security threats. Protect and Assist …

XL Catlin Enhances International Liability Policies for U.S.-based Businesses

XL Catlin’s Multinational Casualty business has introduced a new international liability coverage form designed for U.S.-based multinational companies to address their most complex casualty needs. The XL Catlin’s International Liability policy addresses the challenge of coordinating coverage territory between the …

Hamilton Re to Buy Canopius’ Excess Casualty Renewal Rights

Hamilton Re, the Bermuda-based platform of Hamilton Insurance Group, announced it has agreed to acquire the renewal rights to Canopius Underwriting Bermuda Ltd.’s excess casualty insurance book of business. The transaction is expected to close mid-year. In addition, Sompo Canopius …

New Modeling Product From AIR Worldwide Analyzes Client Cyber Risk

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide has released a new cyber risk modeling application for the insurance and reinsurance markets. ARC (Analytics of Risk from Cyber) is designed to evaluate any commercial policy (including those vulnerable to silent cyber), measure and …

Allied World to Offer Drone Loss Control Services to Policyholders

Allied World North America has expanded its risk management offerings to policyholders to include access to discounted unmanned aerial systems (UAS) services through DataWing, a UAS service provider led by former U.S. Air Force fighter pilots that provides end-to-end options …

MGA Nirvana Targets Media, Technology & Cyber Risks on Castel Platform

Nirvana Risk Partners has launched as an underwriting cell on Castel Underwriting Agencies’ MGA formation platform, targeting media, technology and cyber liability risks. Nirvana will underwrite risks for small and large enterprises on a global basis with a particular emphasis …

Munich Re, Beazley Partner to Provide Enhanced Cover for Large Cyber Risks

Building on their existing collaboration, Beazley and Munich Re’s Corporate Insurance Partner announced the creation of “Vector,” a partnership that aims “to bring innovation and capacity to the large cyber market.” Vector cements a relationship the two insurers forged a …

XL Catlin Boosts Terrorism Insurance Limits to $250M

XL Catlin has raised its available terrorism insurance coverage limits to $250 million from $200 million, a 25 percent increase. XL Catlin’s standalone terrorism insurance policy helps U.S. businesses address potential insurance coverage gaps provided by the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization …

Velocity Risk Underwriters Launches Landlords Policy in Florida

Velocity Risk Underwriters has expanded its Florida products to include a landlords policy for rental properties (DP-3) for annual, seasonal, and vacation rentals. Velocity’s homeowners programs in Florida utilizes Texas-based State National Insurance Company. Velocity offers statewide coverage with a …

All Risks Launches Commercial Earthquake Program

All Risks, Ltd. has introduced a new Specialty Property Earthquake Program with an exclusive A.M. Best “A” rated carrier. The Specialty Property Earthquake Program provides difference in conditions insurance, including earthquake, earthquake sprinkler leakage and flood to commercial entities. Eligible …