reinsurance MGAs News

MGA New Paradigm Aims to Bridge the Natural Catastrophe Protection Gap

Evan Glassman saw a gap in the property insurance market—literally. Glassman, working as a retail producer in south Florida for most of his career, realized that the insurance industry’s products were not fully addressing the needs of commercial property insurance …

Envelop Risk Paves the Way as Insurtech Reinsurance MGA

Managing general agents for reinsurance are rare. Reinsurance MGAs that write cyber are even rarer, which is the world that Envelop Risk inhabits. “We think we’re the only insurtech firm involved in cyber reinsurance from an underwriting perspective,” said Jonathan …

Reinsurance Experience in Africa, Asia Sets MGA Tempo Underwriting Apart

Tom Bailey, executive director of Tempo Underwriting, has a theory about what it takes to build a business based on the reinsurance MGA model. “For a reinsurance MGA to be successful and to have a strong offering, you have to …

Finding Niches: Reinsurance MGAs Carving Out Special Market Slices

Reinsurance managing general agents are a rare breed as opposed to their more prevalent insurance-focused counterparts. The successful reinsurance MGAs have a niche, a focus. What they have in common is they are not commodity players. They aim to bring …

Asta Invests in London & Dubai Reinsurance MGA, Arma Underwriting

Asta, the London-based Lloyd’s third party managing agent and specialist MGA investor, announced it has agreed to invest in the development of Arma Underwriting Ltd. Asta will take a minority equity stake in Arma and will also support the company’s …