Brokerslink launches cyber risk management and insurance facility PoCydon

Brokerslink launches cyber risk management and insurance facility PoCydon

Brokerslink launches cyber risk management and insurance facility PoCydon

Switzerland-based global broking company Brokerslink and specialist cyber risk Lloyd’s broker Safeonline have launched a new cyber risk management and insurance facility called PoCydon. The facility is excusive to Brokerslink, which recently converted from a network of independent brokers to a shareholder basis, to become a global broking company. It is now owned by 55 shareholders, who are independent brokers from 40 countries. The…

Zurich hires new commercial underwriting chief for Singapore

Zurich hires new commercial underwriting chief for Singapore

Zurich hires new commercial underwriting chief for Singapore

Global insurer Zurich has appointed Anish Jadav as its new chief underwriting officer for its commercial insurance business in Singapore. Mr Jadav will head up several specialty lines in the region including accident and health, financial, marine and surety. He will also work closely with Zurich’s head of the Asia-Pacific commercial insurance team, Chris Waterman, as the insurer looks to…

Beazley steps up European expansion plan through new Dublin base

Beazley steps up European expansion plan through new Dublin base

Beazley steps up European expansion plan through new Dublin base

Beazley, the Lloyd’s-based international specialty insurance and reinsurance group, has underwritten the first policy through its new Dublin-based insurance company as it forges ahead with European expansion. The company said its new Irish operation was not created solely in reaction to Brexit. The Dublin company is the launch pad for Beazley’s ambitious European expansion plans. Beazley Insurance dac was formed…

Rising IP risks underinsured

Rising IP risks underinsured

Rising IP risks underinsured

Intellectual property (IP) exposures are on the rise, but largely underinsured in many companies, according to a leading IP underwriter. IP exposures have been growing as companies realise the value of intangible assets like patent rights, domain names, copyrights and trade secrets, according to Ian Lewis, IP underwriter at Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) in London. “Legal rights are now seen…

AGCS plans product recall expansion with new appointment

AGCS plans product recall expansion with new appointment

AGCS plans product recall expansion with new appointment

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Simon Weaver as senior underwriter for product recall in London as part of the company’s expansion of its crisis management team. AGCS said the appointment is in line with its plans for growth in the product recall insurance sector. Mr Weaver joins AGCS from risk consulting firm red24, where he worked as…

Pool Re pushes for non-damage BI terror cover

Pool Re pushes for non-damage BI terror cover

Pool Re pushes for non-damage BI terror cover

Pool Re, the UK’s government-backed terrorism reinsurance fund, is “anxious” for the insurance market to respond to the changing terrorist threat posed by Islamist extremists and offer non-damage business interruption (NDBI) to insurance buyers. Julian Enoizi, chief executive of Pool Re, said talks are underway to extend Pool Re’s cover, which has traditionally covered physical damage or loss to commercial…

French market soft with signs of innovation but insurers selective in loss-hit areas: AMRAE

French market soft with signs of innovation but insurers selective in loss-hit areas: AMRAE

French market soft with signs of innovation but insurers selective in loss-hit areas: AMRAE

The soft commercial insurance market continues for French buyers, but insurers are becoming very selective about certain risks and reacting to even small losses suffered by insureds, according to AMRAE. In its annual State of The Market report, the French risk and insurance management association says insurers continue to come under pressure over pricing and buyers clearly have the upper…

AGCS partners with Cyence to boost cyber expertise and modelling

AGCS partners with Cyence to boost cyber expertise and modelling

AGCS partners with Cyence to boost cyber expertise and modelling

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has partnered with Silicon Valley’s Cyence, a cyber risk analytics and modelling firm, with the promise of offering large corporate clients tailored cyber cover while developing an automated, self-service route for medium-sized firms. The partnership also plans to develop a new model for cyber business interruption risk, to better deliver for clients. AGCS said…

Brokerslink unveils new image as it becomes a ‘new animal’

Brokerslink unveils new image as it becomes a ‘new animal’

Brokerslink unveils new image as it becomes a ‘new animal’

Brokerslink, the global broking company that recently transformed itself from a network into an incorporated company, unveiled a new corporate image, logo and website today that it says shows it is ready, willing and able to compete with the big four global intermediaries. The new image was unveiled during the opening speeches of the company’s annual conference held this week…

Thomas Miller Specialty appoints new team to underwrite general aviation

Thomas Miller Specialty appoints new team to underwrite general aviation

Thomas Miller Specialty appoints new team to underwrite general aviation

Underwriting agency Thomas Miller Specialty has launched a general aviation business to sit alongside its existing marine, offshore, aerospace and cyber insurance lines. Nic Vine, underwriting director, will head up the new unit with Bruce Dovey appointed as senior underwriter and Simon Ingrouille as underwriter. The team will work from a branch office in St Martin, Guernsey and Thomas Miller…

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