Acappella Syndicate Promotes Quinn and Bellamy in Reinsurance Division

March 29, 2017

Acappella Syndicate 2014 is very pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Quinn to the new role of head of the Reinsurance Division and Matthew Bellamy to the role of head of Property Reinsurance. Both promotions are with immediate effect.

Jim Quinn joined Acappella Syndicate in December 2013 to build the Casualty Reinsurance portfolio for its first Year of Account in 2014. Quinn previously worked for Brit Syndicate 2987 for 12 years as a senior underwriter in the Casualty Reinsurance Division and worked for 11 years prior to that as an underwriter in the London company and Lloyd’s markets.

Matthew Bellamy joined the syndicate in April 2014. Prior to joining Acappella Syndicate, Bellamy previously worked for MS Amlin as a North American property treaty underwriter, specializing in catastrophe and per risk excess of loss structures.

The syndicate’s Reinsurance Division primarily focuses on business emanating from North America. The combined Property and Casualty reinsurance premiums represented close to £60 million ($73.7 million) for 2016. The Acappella syndicate’s stamp capacity for 2017 is £137 million ($168.4 million).

About Acappella Syndicate 2014

Acappella Syndicate 2014 is managed by Pembroke Managing Agency Ltd. (PMA). Acappella started life as Special Purpose Syndicate 6110 in 2012. Lines of business underwritten by Acappella Syndicate 2014 include property treaty, casualty treaty, political risks, cargo and marine, A&H and contingency, liability and property binders.

PMA operates Ironshore’s Syndicate 4000 as well as the Patria Re SPA, 6125 and provides managing agency services to third party capital providers as part of its strategic partnership services led by PMA Director Chris Brown. PMA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ironshore Inc.

Source: Acappella Underwriting

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