AFL Insurance Brokers News

Independent Brokers Will Remain Competitive by Adding Value to the Value Chain

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the need for brokers to add value to the insurance transaction, according to Toby Esser, chairman of AFL Insurance Brokers, a London-based independent broker. Indeed, Esser said, the COVID-19-related coverage disputes involving business interruption pandemic …

As Lloyd’s Jettisons Some Marine Insurance Lines, Opportunities Created for Rivals

Rivals to Lloyd’s of London are riding a rising tide of marine insurance rates, leaving the 330-year-old market behind after it jettisoned sections of its oldest line of business last year. Premiums for marine insurance, which until 2018 had fallen …

AFL Insurance Brokers Promotes Bines as UK CEO

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. announced the appointment of Jonathan Bines as CEO of AFL UK, effective June 1, 2019. His appointment is part of the company’s strategic plan to gear up for expansion in North America. Currently …

New Zodiac Insurance D&O Policy Targets Small Global Financial Institutions

Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd’s independent USA managing general agent subsidiary Zodiac Insurance Services has launched directors and officers (D&O) capacity for the small global financial institutions (Small FI) market. Partnering with underwriters at Lloyd’s, Zodiac has created a …

AFL Insurance Brokers Finds Good Strategic, Cultural Fit with U.S. MGA Zodiac

AFL Insurance Brokers, the London-based Lloyd’s broker, was looking for an MGA platform in the United States and found the perfect partner last month when it purchased Zodiac Insurance Services, which specializes in professional, entertainment and event insurance. It wasn’t …

AFL Insurance Brokers Appoints Moretti from JLT as Director of Casualty

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. (AFL) has appointed of Julia Moretti as director – casualty, effective September 2018. Moretti joins the AFL team from JLT Reinsurance Brokers Ltd., where she was partner and senior casualty producer in the …

AFL Insurance Brokers Appoints Gagg from Towergate Insurance as CFO

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. (AFL) has appointed Chris Gagg as chief financial officer and a member of the AFL board of directors, effective Sept. 1. Most recently group head of Treasury at Towergate Insurance (the Ardonaugh Group), …

AFL Insurance Brokers Acquires Majority Stake in Employer Protection MGA

AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. has acquired a controlling stake in specialist employer protection managing general agency (MGA) Concordia Employment Services Ltd., for an undisclosed sum. London-based Concordia was launched in 2015 to support UK employers with managing their risks and …

AFL Insurance Brokers Launches Marine Division, Hires Mott from Ed to Lead Unit

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. announced the launch of a commercial marine division, and the appointment of Alex Mott as director of Marine. A senior marine insurance professional with 16 years of international experience, Mott previously managed the …

AFL Insurance Brokers Taps JLT’s Rowland, Alston Gayler’s Cavani for Property Team

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. hired re/insurance professionals Barry Rowland and Chris Cavani to augment its wholesale property team. Formerly a facilities and binder partner at JLT Re, Rowland joins AFL as director, Property & Casualty. Cavani joins …