Lloyd’s coverholder News

UK Insurtech Startup battleface Receives Investment from Fintech Ventures Fund

Insurtech startup battleface Inc., a UK firm that provides travel insurance products for unconventional travelers worldwide, announced it has successfully closed its seed financing round with backing from leading strategic and venture capital investors. Atlanta, Ga.-based Fintech Ventures Fund has …

Specialist Insurer Beazley Takes 30% Stake in Hong Kong Coverholder Pegasus

Beazley, the London-based specialist insurer, is making a strategic investment in Hong Kong-based coverholder, Pegasus Underwriting Ltd. The investment will see Beazley become a 30% shareholder in Pegasus. Beazley said it began working with Pegasus in January 2019 under an …

Munich Re Syndicate Singapore Partners with Lloyd’s Coverholder Nectar Specialty Risk

Munich Re Syndicate Singapore (MRSS) has formed a partnership with Nectar Specialty Risk Pte Ltd. (Nectar), a Singapore incorporated limited liability company and Lloyd’s coverholder that provides tailor-made re/insurance solutions. Nectar’s professional line products are offered under the trading name …

Alliant Subsidiary, Tribal First, Acquires Canada’s AFN Insurance Brokers

Tribal First, a division of Alliant Underwriting Solutions, has acquired Ottawa, Canada-based AFN Insurance Brokerage. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition pairs AFN Insurance Brokerage, which is Canada’s First Nations’ insurance leader, with Tribal First, the …

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 …

Canada MGA Totten Insurance Buys Lloyd’s Coverholder Anderson McTague

Totten Insurance Group Inc., a Toronto-based managing general agency, announced it has acquired Anderson McTague & Associates Ltd. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Anderson McTague has served Atlantic Canada’s independent insurance …

Lloyd’s Market Association & Lloyd’s Issue Policy Documents in Preparation for Brexit

A new suite of policy documentation, to support the underwriting of risks from the European Economic Area by Lloyd’s Brussels, has been published. The new documents were prepared by the Lloyd’s Market Association’s (LMA)* wordings team, working closely with the …

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 …

Lloyd’s Broker Endeavour Appoints Allen from Howden as CEO Designate

Lloyd’s broker and delegated authority specialist Endeavour Insurance Services announced that Karen Allen is to be appointed CEO designate of Endeavour, and will join the business in October 2018. Allen has spent her career of almost 20 years as a …