MGA News

Breckenridge Insurance Services To Hold Investor Property Insurance Webinar for Agents

Atlanta, GA, February 1, 2019 — Breckenridge Insurance Services will hold a webinar for agents who are working with insureds that have real estate investment portfolios such as property investors, property managers and REITs. This time-saving BreckInvest technology helps to …

UK MGA Nexus Underwriting Forms Claims Company Called ‘Nexus Claims’

Nexus Underwriting, the London-based independent specialty managing general agent (MGA), has formed a claims company, trading as Nexus Claims. Being run independently from the underwriting companies, Nexus Claims offers claims management services to Nexus’ underwriting partners as well as insurance …

Bains to Step Down as CEO of DUAL; Firm to Be Led by Regional Mgmt Board

Hyperion Insurance Group, the London-based insurance intermediary group, announced that Talbir Bains, CEO and CUO of DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Hyperion, has decided to step down from his role at the end of January 2017. Bains joined DUAL …

Nexus Signs 3-Year Capacity Deal with XL Catlin to Write Financial Lines in Asia

Nexus Underwriting, the independent specialty managing general agent (MGA), has signed a three year underwriting capacity deal with XL Catlin in Asia through XL Insurance Co. SE. Through its new branch based in Hong Kong, Nexus Underwriting Asia (HK) will …

Advent Solutions to Create $100M Business in Global Delegated Authority Market

Advent Solutions Management, the specialist provider of support services for start-ups, entrepreneurs and managing general agents, announced plans to create a multi-discipline insurance business with gross assets of US$100 million. Advent will target growth in the global delegated authority market …

UK-Based THB, Secures Motor Fleet Arrangement with Unicorn Underwriting

THB, the London-based specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, announces it has secured an exclusive wholesale broking arrangement with Unicorn Underwriting for UK motor fleet business. Unicorn Underwriting recently received backing from Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Ltd. and that new capacity …

AmWINS’ MGA Unicorn Names Nightingale as CEO, Cashen as Motor Fleet U/W

Charlotte, N.C.-based broker AmWINS Group Inc. announced the appointment of Darren Nightingale as chief executive officer of its London-based managing general agent, Unicorn Underwriting. Nightingale will be joined by Julian Cashen from Liberty Underwriting as class underwriter, motor fleet. Together …

AmWINS Gets Backing for Unicorn MGA from Berkshire Hathaway International

U.S.-based global insurance distributor AmWINS Group Inc. announced it has secured backing from AA+ rated Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Ltd. for its London-based managing general agent (MGA), Unicorn Underwriting, to write motor fleet business. Unicorn will focus initially on specialist …

Altitude Risk Partners Appoints Audis as Senior Aviation Underwriter

Altitude Risk Partners, the global aviation and space underwriting business, has expanded its general aviation capabilities with the appointment of Martin Audis as senior underwriter. Audis joins from Starr Aviation where he was a senior underwriter for general aviation business. …

Jewelers unBLOCKed Appointed MGA for Tokio Marine

Tokio Marine Management & Insurance Companies (TMM) and Jewelers unBLOCKed (JUB) have entered into an exclusive agreement to offer jewelers block insurance coverage in the United States. The program will provide a range of coverage and customized options for jewelry …