High-Net Worth News

Berkley One Launches Flood Product in New Jersey; Expands Coverage in Vermont, Mass.

Berkley One (a Berkley Company), a startup insurance provider high net worth individuals and families, has introduced a new excess flood product, as well as broader geographical capabilities with a launch in Vermont and deepening capabilities in existing states with …

Why Carrier Expertise is Essential for Your HNW Clients

When asked how to determine the needs of a high net worth client, we describe their coverage requirements as complex. The question is, how does an agent identify those complexities and how can your carrier assist in that process? In …

The PURE Group Expands Excess & Surplus Lines Offering Into California

The PURE Group has expanded its excess & surplus (E&S) high net worth offering, PURE Programs, into California. The coverage is tailored to high value, high-risk homes with broader coverage than is typically found in the high net worth E&S …

Modest Mouse Singer Sued in Oregon over 2016 Traffic Accident

The lead singer of the alternative rock band Modest Mouse is being sued in a Portland, Ore. court for nearly $1 million over a traffic accident last year. Isaac Brock was cited after the Aug. 3, 2016, accident for crashing …

Insurers Had Crews Working in Heart of California Wildfires to Prevent Loss

“It was all hands on deck.” That apt description of the reaction to the deadly outbreak of wildfires that ravaged California in October was from Stephen Poux, global head of risk management and loss prevention for AIG’s private client group. …

UK MGA Plum Launches High Net Worth Home Cyber Cover

Plum Underwriting, the London-based specialist home insurance managing general agent, announced the launch of cyber and data risks cover embedded within high net worth (HNW) and mid net worth (MNW) home insurance products in the UK. Plum’s Home Cyber covers …

High-Net-Worth Individuals Concerned About Underinsurance: Chubb

More than half (54 percent) of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) are concerned that they are underinsured, with many worried their coverage is inadequate for their needs, according to new research published by Chubb. Despite this concern, out of 500 HNWIs surveyed …

NEBCO Insurance Services Expands into Florida, Opens First Office in Naples

NEBCO Insurance Services has opened an office in Naples, Fla. The Greenwich, Conn.-based independent insurance agency provides asset and lifestyle protection for high-net-worth individuals nationwide. The recently opened office in Naples is the firm’s first expansion outside the Greenwich area. …

Ironshore Launches Hybrid Product for Fine Art Losses from Political Risks

Ironshore International has introduced a hybrid insurance product to protect against loss or damage of works of art in the care custody and control of Museums and Exhibition organizers, as well as personal fine art valuables and collections. Ironshore’s new …

PURE Insurance Expands Southeast Regional Hub in South Carolina

Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE), the policyholder-owned property and casualty insurer of high net worth individuals and families, has expanded its southeast regional hub in Charleston, S.C. To accommodate PURE’s growth, the company has moved offices to the newly-renovated Cigar …