Castel Specialty News

Castel Specialty Taps White to Lead New Political Risk Division

Castel Specialty, the division of managing general agent Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited for smaller books of niche business, has expanded its portfolio with the launch of Castel Political Risk. Led by Tom White, Castel Political Risk will primarily underwrite contract …

UK MGA Castel Specialty Launches Global Property Facultative Reinsurance Cover

Castel Specialty, the division of club-style MGA formation platform Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd., has added a global property facultative reinsurance offering to its portfolio. Paul Witzenfeld joins Castel Specialty to underwrite a book of global property facultative reinsurance business targeting …

Castel Bloodstock Secures New Binder with Lloyd’s Capacity

Castel Bloodstock has secured a new binder with Lloyd’s capacity, provided by Canopius Syndicate 4444 and AEGIS Syndicate 1225. The new capacity supports a bloodstock account focusing on high value thoroughbred, sports horse and show horse risks, and equine mortality …

Castel Specialty Launches Global Construction Business

Castel Specialty, a division of Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd., has expanded its portfolio with the launch of Castel Construction. London-based Castel Underwriting Agencies, part of Barbican Insurance Group, is a club-style MGA formation platform, which supports individual underwriters with smaller …