Political Violence Insurance News

People Moves: AGCS Promotes Todorovic for Political Violence Unit; Aon Hires Knight From Navigators & General for Global Yacht Practice

AGCS Promotes Todorovic for Political Violence Unit Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has promoted Srdjan Todorovic as head of Global Political Violence & Hostile Environment Solutions, based in London. This unit is part of AGCS’s Property line of business …

Mosaic Offers $600M of Capacity for War, Terrorism and Political Violence Risks

Bermuda-based Mosaic Insurance has extended its war, terrorism and political violence coverage to offer up to $600 million per risk. The increased capacity allows the company to serve clients via domestic U.S. or Bermuda markets through underwriting teams in both …

Specialty MGA Rokstone Launches Terrorism Facility in the UK, Led by Ensurance’s Steel

Rokstone, the London-based speciality re/insurance managing general agency, has launched a new terrorism facility with “A”-rated capacity in the UK. The news follows the launch of its terrorism product in the U.S. in July this year, continuing its push to …

South Africa’s State Insurer Sasria Looking for Bigger Bailout

CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s state-owned insurance company Sasria is in talks with National Treasury for a larger bailout than the 3.9 billion rand ($272 million) already promised, its managing director told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday. Sasria, the only …

Mosaic Begins Underwriting War, Terrorism & Political Violence Risks Globally

Mosaic, the new Bermuda-based global specialty insurer, announced it has begun underwriting war, terrorism and political violence risks globally out of offices in London and New York. Mosaic will offer tailored coverage for a full spectrum of commercial, industrial and …

Ironshore’s Shrubb Joins AXA XL’s Terrorism Insurance Team in U.S.

Morgan Shrubb has joined AXA XL Insurance as underwriting manager for War, Terrorism & Political Violence insurance. Shrubb joins AXA XL from Ironshore International where she served as a production specialist, charged with growing the company’s war, terrorism and political …

Advent Launches Political Violence Pricing & Placing Platform for SMEs in MENA

Lloyd’s insurer Advent announced the launch of its online pricing and placing tool, PVPlus. Developed in partnership with CFC Underwriting, this solution gives small and medium sized (SMEs) businesses in the Middle East and North Africa region access to low-ticket …

XL Group Assembles Crisis Management Team in U.S.

XL Group has added a crisis management team to provide corporate clients in the U.S. with product recall, war, terrorism and political violence, kidnap, ransom, and extortion insurance. Led by Denise Balan in New York, the new team has underwriters …

Willis Trade Credit Exec Analyzes Fallout of Turkey’s Unrest

In comments posted on the Willis website Andrew van den Born, Executive Director in Willis’ Political and Trade Credit Risks division, analyzed the potential fallout from the continued unrest in Turkey and the potential gaps in insurance coverage. “Turkey is …