Brit Ltd. News

Brit’s Digital Syndicate Ki Taps Hearsum from Marsh JLT Specialty as Managing Director

Ki, the first fully digital and algorithmically driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate, launched in collaboration with Brit Ltd. and Google Cloud, has announced the appointment of Dan Hearsum as managing director. Hearsum will report into Mark Allan, CEO of Ki. …

Brit Enters High Net Worth Market with Launch of Private Client Offering

Brit Ltd., the London-based specialty insurer and reinsurer, has launched a private client offering. Brit Private Client will provide brokers operating in the high and ultra-high net worth market, and their clients, with a bespoke approach. It will offer clients …

UK Insurer Brit and Google Collaborate to Launch 1st Fully Digital Lloyd’s Syndicate

Brit Ltd. announced plans to launch Ki, the first fully digital and algorithmically driven Lloyd’s syndicate, in collaboration with Google Cloud. Launching in 2021, Ki will be a “follow-only” syndicate, aiming to significantly reduce the amount of time and effort …

Insurer Brit Ltd. Launches E-trading Cyber Portal

Brit Ltd., the London-based insurer, announced it has launched an online platform for cyber risks in both the U.K. and the U.S., targeting small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in both regions. The portal will give brokers an agile, user-friendly …

Brit Taps Birch from VC Firm Hambro Perks for Newly Created Role, Head of Innovation

Brit Ltd. announced that James Birch has been appointed to the newly created role of head of Innovation. Reporting to CEO Matthew Wilson, Birch started his new role on July 22. Birch will be responsible for managing the innovation process …

Brit Ltd. Enhances Physical Damage Cyber Offering, Increasing Flexibility and Limits

Brit Ltd., the London-based specialty insurer and reinsurer, announced it has increased the flexibility and limits of Brit Cyber Attack Plus (BCAP), a cyber product designed to protect clients from the impact of physical damage arising from cyber attacks. Launched …

Brit Makes ‘Significant’ Investment in Toronto-Based MGU Sutton Special Risk

Brit Ltd., the London-based specialty insurer and reinsurer, announced it has made a significant strategic investment in Sutton Special Risk Inc. Financial details of the deal were not released. Toronto-based Sutton is a managing general underwriter (MGU), specializing in accident …

Brit Partners with Schillings Critical Risk to Create Kidnap-for-Ransom Offering

Brit Ltd. announced it is partnering with Schillings Critical Risk to create a comprehensive kidnap-for-ransom offering. Extortion and kidnap for ransom are extreme and endemic risks for individuals and businesses operating in many countries around the world, said Brit, noting …

Brit Launches Sussex Capital UK to Write Collateralized Reinsurance

Brit Ltd., the specialty insurer and reinsurer, announce the launch of Sussex Capital UK PCC Ltd., a new multi-arrangement insurance special purpose vehicle (MISPV). Sussex Capital UK is the first transformer vehicle to be given permission by the Prudential Regulation …

Cloutier to Step Down as Brit’s Exec. Chairman, with Plans to Become CEO of Aspen

Brit Ltd. announced that Mark Cloutier will step down from his role as executive chairman of Brit in December 2018. Following his departure, Cloutier will take up a role with an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC, working as a …