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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 …

MGA Occam Acquires Terrorism Specialist Beech Underwriting Agencies

Occam Underwriting, the London-based specialist lines focused managing general agency (MGA), announced it is acquiring Beech Underwriting Agencies Ltd., subject to UK regulatory approval. Beech Underwriting is an approved Lloyd’s coverholder, led by Geoff Stillwell. The company has been a …

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 …

Liberty Specialty Markets Launches German Terrorism Insurance Coverage

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has launched new terrorism insurance coverage in the German market, effective immediately. Since LSM entered the market in 2018, business written used the standard London market cover. The new terrorism …

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Sells U.S. Products Recall Business to Axon

New Jersey-based specialty lines program administrator Axon Underwriting Services has acquired the renewal portfolio of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s (AGCS) U.S. contaminated and consumer products recall insurance business written through Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Co. The transaction builds …

Hiscox’s Rubin Joins Liberty Specialty Markets as Head of Terrorism Underwriting

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Jennifer Rubin to a newly-created role as senior underwriting executive and head of Terrorism Underwriting in North America. Rubin was formerly senior vice president, head of Property and Terrorism at Hiscox USA, and has …

After Oil Field Attacks, Saudi Aramco Seeks Terrorism Insurance from London Market

Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of its oil facilities in September, two sources told Reuters. Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, has been looking …

Pool Re Forms Specialist Unit to Help U.K. Insurers Build Terrorism Risk Resilience

Pool Re, Britain’s government-backed terrorism reinsurer, has launched of Pool Re “Solutions,” a specialist unit created to support its member insurers and their policyholders by sharing the understanding and partnerships it has established over 25 years of reinsuring terrorism risk. …

Pool Re Buys Non-Damage BI Retro Cover in Program Led by Liberty Specialty

Pool Re, Britain’s terrorism reinsurer, announced the placement of its new retrocession program covering non-damage business interruption (NDBI) losses. The program incepted on July 5. The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2018, which was signed in February 2019, allows Pool …