Shariah compliant insurance News

Cobalt & Capita Plan to Launch Lloyd’s 1st Fully Shariah Compliant Syndicate

Cobalt Insurance Holdings Ltd. and Capita Managing Agency Ltd. (CMA) have announced they have taken a significant step in the launch of Lloyd’s first fully Shariah compliant syndicate after receiving “in principle” approval from Lloyd’s Franchise Board. Cobalt Founder Richard …

Cobalt, Chaucer Offer 1st Lloyd’s Shariah Compliant Political Violence Cover

Shariah compliant managing general agent Cobalt Underwriting has launched a new political violence product backed by Chaucer. Cobalt, the London market’s only Shariah compliant underwriting agency, will offer the product with Lloyd’s capacity provided by Syndicate 2084, the Shariah compliant …

Armour Group Invests in Cobalt, Shariah Compliant Re/Insurance Provider

Cobalt Insurance Holdings Ltd., the London-based provider of Shariah compliant insurance and reinsurance has announced a strategic investment by Armour Group Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda-based diversified insurance group. Financial considerations were not disclosed. The strategy of Bermuda-based Armour focuses on niche …

London’s Development of Islamic Products Enhances Position as Insurance Hub

Islamic financial activity in London is developing a growing maturity, the chief executive of the International Underwriting Association (IUA), stated. Dave Matcham pointed to the growth of commercial sharia compliant products as an important example of the innovation required by …

XL, Cobalt Underwriting Launch Shariah-Compliant Equine Product at Lloyd’s

XL Group and Cobalt Underwriting have launched the first Shariah-compliant product to be available through Lloyd’s of London. The cover is an equine product, which responds to named perils, mortality, theft, infertility and permanent disability, among other risks, XL said …

QBE Agreement Provides Additional Capacity to Shariah Compliant Cobalt

Business insurance specialist, QBE announced from London that it has “become the second major re/insurer to provide capacity to the world’s first Shariah-compliant MGA, Cobalt Underwriting. “The agreement will allow Cobalt Underwriting to now offer clients $50 million of casualty …