HDI Global Specialty News

HDI Global Specialty Renews Agreement with German MGA AMANIKI

HDI Global Specialty SE has announced the renewal of its underwriting agency agreement with German M&A insurance specialist MGA, AMANIKI. The agreement also sees AMANIKI move from a co-insurance panel of capacity providers to a 100% exclusive binder with HDI …

HDI Global Specialty Enters German Fine Art, High Net Worth Market with Hire from AXA

HDI Global Specialty SE is entering the German Fine Art and high net worth insurance market with the appointment of Dr. Alexander Wiebe from AXA. He joins the specialty lines insurer as head of Fine Art & Lifestyle Continental Europe, …

HDI Global Specialty Names Inter Hannover’s Barenthein as MD of Scandinavian Branch

HDI Global Specialty SE has appointed Thomas Barenthein as the managing director of its Scandinavian Branch. Barenthein joins the specialty lines insurer from Inter Hannover where he was managing director, Sweden. The Scandinavian branch of HDI Global Specialty in Stockholm …

HDI Global Specialty Launches London Political & Credit Risk Team with Hires from Neon

HDI Global Specialty SE, the specialty lines insurer, has launched a Political and Credit Risk team in London with the hires of Nick Robinson and Anthony Vaughan. Both have joined HDI Global Specialty SE’s London office from Neon Underwriting. (Neon …

HDI Global Specialty Appoints Kangasniemi as Head of Airline

HDI Global Specialty SE, the specialty lines insurer, has promoted Frida Kangasniemi to the role of head of Airline. She replaces Thomas Broms in the role who retired at the end of last year. Kangasniemi was previously head of General …

HDI Global Specialty Buys Specialist Swedish MGA, Svedea AB

HDI Global Specialty SE has strengthened its position in Sweden with the acquisition of alternative specialty lines managing general agent, Svedea AB. Svedea is one of the three largest insurers of yachts, motorcycles and snowmobiles in the Swedish market, with …

HDI Global Specialty Names Waters as Head of Distribution and Business Development

HDI Global Specialty SE announced the appointment of Alan Waters as global head of Distribution and Business Development. Waters will report to Richard Taylor, a member of the Executive Board of Management and UK managing director at HDI Global Specialty …

HDI Global Specialty Taps Jackson from Neon as Head of Aviation and Space

HDI Global Specialty SE, the specialty lines insurer, has recruited Martin Jackson as head of aviation and space. Jackson joins the London office on May 20 from Neon, where he was class underwriter, marine and transport. He succeeds Tim Slade. …

HDI Global Specialty to Launch Australia General Aviation Team, Led by QBE’s Bowes

HDI Global Specialty SE – Australia, the new specialty lines insurer, has recruited Jamie Bowes as head of Aviation as a first step to developing a general aviation footprint in the Asia Pacific markets. Bowes, a 20-year veteran in insurance …

HDI Global Specialty Acquires Neon Underwriting’s Bloodstock Team

HDI Global Specialty SE, the new specialty lines insurer, has acquired Neon Underwriting’s bloodstock team. The team is led by Mark Edwards, who has been Neon’s head of Specialty and class underwriter bloodstock/livestock since 2008. Edwards brings with him a …