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Markel Completes Acquisition of UK Building Services Insurer EC Insurance Co.

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has completed its acquisition of EC Insurance Co. Ltd. (ECIC), having received approval from the Prudential Regulation Authority. Sevenoaks, England-based ECIC provides a wide range of insurance products for contractors and affinity groups across the …

BHSI Introduces Contractors Plant & Equipment Cover in Australia

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) announced it has introduced a new Contractors Plant & Equipment (CP&E) policy for customers in Australia. “With this new policy, contractors can easily and efficiently address their property damage and liability exposures, including road …

Markel to Acquire UK Building Services Insurer EC Insurance Co.

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer and Markel Corp. subsidiary, plans to acquire the business of EC Insurance Co. Ltd. (ECIC). Sevenoaks, England-based ECIC, whose ultimate parent is the Electrical Contractors’ Association, provides a wide range of insurance products for …

Travelers Enhances Contractors Professional, Pollution Liability Coverage

Travelers has enhanced its product offering for contractors by combining professional liability and pollution liability coverages. The product now offers additional protection against environmental damage caused by design errors. According to Adrienne Atwell, chief underwriting officer for Travelers Environmental & …

BHSI Launches Professional & Pollution Liability Coverage for Contractors

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has launched Contractor’s Protective, Professional and Pollution (CP3) Liability Policy, which is available on a primary and excess basis for practice or project-specific risks in the U.S. Martin Andrejko, head of Contractors Professional, BHSI, said …

Nautilus Expands Contractors Program, Reduces Rates

Nautilus Insurance, a W. R. Berkley Co., has enhanced its general liability product offering for contractors, while also expanding product availability to all states except Colorado and New York. Nautilus Insurance writes on behalf of Nautilus Insurance Co. and Great …

BTIS Expands Contractors’ General Liability Program to Louisiana

Builders & Tradesmen’s Insurance Services, Inc. (BTIS) has expanded its Victory General Liability program into Louisiana. The coverage is now available in 38 states. Victory General Liability is an admitted contractor program with a $350 minimum premium in most states …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Launches Consolidated Endorsement for Contractors

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has introduced a consolidated insurance endorsement which combines numerous primary general liability coverage enhancements in a single product designed expressly for construction wrap ups and project-specific programs. The new endorsement allows for a clear-cut description …

Pioneer Programs Adds Excess Liability to Contractors’ Choice Program

Pioneer Programs Insurance Solutions has expanded its specialty program, Contractor’s Choice, to now include excess liability. According to Carole Fleischman, managing director of Pioneer Programs, it can now offer the following form general liability excess product on its current contractors’ …

Ironshore’s U.S. Energy Unit Launches Endorsements for Upstream Risks

The Energy Unit of Ironshore’s U.S. Specialty Casualty unitis now offering enhanced insurance coverage endorsements for upstream energy risks as part of its ExcessProtect Plus Energy Commercial Excess Liability policy. The suite of endorsements provides insurance coverage for energy risks …