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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 …

London Market Group to Offer Faster Solution for Coverholder Approval

The London Market Group (LMG) announced that a contract has been signed with Sequel to deliver a faster and more efficient solution for approving and registering coverholders, and a new integrated tool for generating delegated authority binder contracts. This is …

Lloyd’s Launches Digital Distribution Platform Called ‘Lloyd’s Bridge’

Lloyd’s, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market, has launched a digital distribution platform – Lloyd’s Bridge – designed to quickly, easily and efficiently connect insurance businesses and entrepreneurs with Lloyd’s underwriters. Lloyd’s Bridge is an online platform that matches insurance …

Momentum for Rate Hikes Dissipates During June/July Renewals: Willis Re Report

Momentum for rate increases on loss-free reinsurance accounts dissipated during the June/July property catastrophe renewals, and in some cases, pricing declined, according to a report published by Willis Re. For example, although most loss-free Florida property accounts were flat, some …

Endeavour Expands Capability of Claims Platform Used by Canadian Coverholders

Delegated authority specialist and Lloyd’s broker Endeavour Insurance Services has added new functionality, including Lineage compatibility, to its Advantage claims platform, further improving claims handling for Canadian coverholders and third party authorities (TPA). Developed in partnership with Advent Claims and …

UK’s IUA Publishes Good Practice Guide for Delegated Authorities

A guide to good practice for delegated authority arrangements in the London company market has been published by the International Underwriting Association, the group that represents non-Lloyd’s international and wholesale insurance and reinsurance companies in the London Market. The guide …

BHSI Launches Casualty Platform; Leeks Named Head of Casualty, UK & S. Europe

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is introducing public and products liability insurance in the UK, Ireland and Southern Europe, and employer’s liability insurance in the UK and Ireland, while naming Martin Leeks, senior vice president, Casualty, UK and Southern Europe. …

Advent Claims Launches Regulatory Compliant Platform for MGAs, Coverholders

Advent Claims, a division of Advent Insurance Management with claims operations in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, has launched a proprietary web-based claims management system for managing general agents (MGAs) and coverholders, called “Advantage.” Designed to capture all information …

Berkley Life Sciences Now Lloyd’s Coverholder for U.S. Business

Berkley Life Sciences, a global life sciences underwriter, has been accredited as a Coverholder, in conjunction with Berkley Global Underwriters, LLC, on behalf of Lloyd’s of London. As a Coverholder, Berkley Life Sciences is able to secure locally accepted insurance …

TWFG General Agency Named Lloyd’s Coverholder

Texas-based The Woodlands Financial Group announced it has been approved as a coverholder at Lloyd’s of London, which authorizes its TWFG General Agency to enter into contracts of insurance and to issue insurance documentation under a Lloyd’s registered binding authority. …