Lloyd’s coverholder News

Property MGA EPUL Offers Online Terrorism Cover as Pool Re Alternative in UK

European Property Underwriting Ltd. (EPUL), the London-based commercial property managing general agent (MGA), has launched a flexible UK and Northern Ireland terrorism solution offering cost-effective cover as an alternative to Pool Re. EPUL’s stand-alone terrorism policy provides material damage and …

RTG’s Limehouse Agencies Buys Corporate Underwriting, Dublin-Based Marine Agency

Limehouse Agencies, part of Risk Transfer Group Ltd. (RTG), announced it has acquired Corporate Underwriting Ltd. (CUL), a specialist marine underwriting agency and Lloyd’s coverholder. The acquisition of Dublin-based CUL by Limehouse Agencies forms part of RTG’s new corporate strategy …

Ensurance UK Launches Combined Construction Liability Product

Ensurance UK Ltd., the niche construction and engineering managing general agent (MGA) and Lloyd’s coverholder, has launched a combined construction liability product, backed by Faraday Syndicate 435 at Lloyd’s. The new liability product extends Ensurance UK’s construction and engineering portfolio, …

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 …

Odyssey’s Newline Group Opens Unit in Canada with Focus on SMEs

Newline Group announced the launch of its new service company, Newline Canada Insurance Ltd., based in Toronto. Newline Group is part of the Odyssey Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings. Newline Canada will offer a suite of …

Y-Risk Approved as Lloyd’s Coverholder for Cyber, Technology E&O Product

Y-Risk, LLC, a specialty underwriting management company, has been approved as a Lloyd’s coverholder with authority for cyber and technology E&O insurance on behalf of certain Lloyd’s syndicates. Y-Risk is now offering its new Y-ProTech insurance policy which provides coverage …

Nexus Acquires D&O and Financial Institutions MGA Apsley Specialty

Independent specialty managing general agent Nexus Group announced it has completed the acquisition of Apsley Specialty Ltd., a registered Lloyd’s coverholder. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 2012, Apsley Specialty is a London-based specialist directors & …

Volante Launches Nordic-Focused MGA, Bridge Underwriting, Led by QBE’s Lindberg

Volante Global Ltd., a new multi-class and multi-territory international managing general agent (MGA) platform, has announced the launch of Bridge Underwriting AB, a Stockholm-based specialist underwriting MGA. Bridge Underwriting, which will begin underwriting in March, will offer relevant lines sizes …

Ryan Specialty Group Launches Latin America MGA, Capital Bay Underwriting

Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) has launched a Latin American-focused managing general underwriter, Capital Bay Underwriting, based in Miami. Capital Bay’s central emphasis is financial lines re/insurance products for financial institutions and commercial entities across Latin America and the Caribbean. Capital …

Edison Motor Launches on Volante’s New UK-Based MGA Platform

Volante Global Ltd., a new multi-class and multi-territory international managing general agent (MGA) platform, has announced the launch of Edison Motor and the appointment of Steven Dickie and Doug Ockwell as joint managing directors of the new operation. Edison Motor …