Talbir Bains News

MGA Volante Obtains US$900M in Capacity to Support 9 Global Underwriting Teams

Volante Global Ltd., the new international managing general agent (MGA) platform, has successfully secured a US$900 million gross premium, multi-class, multi-territory “A+” capacity treaty agreement. The capacity will support nine new underwriting teams which will work across seven classes of …

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 …

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 …

Volante Global to Launch in Q1 2018 as Multi-Class International MGA Platform

Volante Global Ltd., a new multi-class and multi-territory international managing general agent (MGA) platform, will launch and commence trading during Q1 2018, subject to Lloyd’s coverholder approvals where appropriate. Volante is a UK-headquartered global MGA which will underwrite specialist portfolios …

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 …

Hyperion Announces Permanent Appointment of Bains as CEO of MGA DUAL

London-based Hyperion Insurance Group, an international insurance intermediary, has confirmed the permanent appointment of Talbir Bains as chief executive officer of DUAL Group, an MGA and Hyperion’s international underwriting arm. The vision of DUAL is to continue to grow and …

DUAL Strengthens Latin America & Caribbean Team with Hayes Appointment

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, announced it has appointed Amanda Hayes as managing director of Latin America and Caribbean Business Development. Hayes starts on August 1 and will report to DUAL’s global chief underwriting officer, Talbir …