Financial Risks

Specialties and services:

Growing levels of conflict, terrorism, and the toppling of regimes are driving a rise in political instability worldwide. Businesses trading globally are at risk.

Our expert team can offer advice and place competitive cover to protect international assets against credit or country sovereign risk.

We specialise in the following industry sectors:

  • Corporate clients
  • Financial institutions
  • Investors
  • Traders

Types of coverage include:

  • Corporate assets & foreign investments
  • Trade contracts
  • Advance maintenance & performance guarantees
  • Loans, documentary credits, guarantees & payment undertakings

Key Contact:

Martin Davies
Head - Capital Solvency/Solutions
+44 (0)20 7002 0934

Our trade credit services help clients develop new markets, improve cash flow and borrowing rates. Insurance is not only designed to meet the specific priorities of each client, it comes with the necessary sector and country intelligence and ongoing support.

We work across all commercial sectors with particular strength in the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Financial services
  • Heavy industry Construction
  • Distribution
  • Leasing

Our products and services include:

  • Credit insurance
  • Multi-Buyer
  • Domestic/Export/Political Risk
  • Trade Finance Surety Bonds
  • Special Risks
  • Single Risk Insurance

Key Contact:

Martin Davies
Head - Capital Solvency/Solutions
+44 (0)20 7002 0934

Surety, Bonds and Guarantees

Our surety experts provide an industry-leading, innovative bond consulting service to organisations worldwide.

Key Contact:

Martin Davies
Head - Capital Solvency/Solutions
+44 (0)20 7002 0934

Financial institutions have experienced a significant period of change over the last 15 years, the sector remains under enormous scrutiny and pressure; erratic markets, a changing regulatory landscape and the growing expectations of consumers and shareholders.

Product lines we offer include:

  • Bankers blanket bond (BBB)
  • Credit risk insurance
  • Crime / financial fidelity
  • Cyber liability
  • Directors’ & officers’ insurance
  • Intellectual property insurance
  • Investment risk solutions
  • Management liability insurance (D&O, PI, Crime)
  • Merger & acquisitions Insurance (Transactional Risk)
  • Public Offerings Security Insurance

Key Contact:

Martin Davies
Head - Capital Solvency/Solutions
+44 (0)20 7002 0934

We provide professional and liability insurance for an extensive range of professions. Our product lines include:

  • Professional indemnity & liability
  • Errors & omissions liability
  • Trustees liability
  • Medical malpractice liability
  • Directors & officers liability
  • Financial Institutions insurance
  • Cyber liability/privacy & security
  • Employment practices liability
  • Partnership liability
  • Transactional liability
  • Fiduciary/pension trustee liability
  • Fidelity insurance
  • Binding authorities

Key Contact:

Grant English
Head - Non Marine and Terrorism
+44 (0)20 7002 0925

We understand the financial and strategic issues faced by insurance companies and can assist with a range of transactions designed to support profitability, solvency, return on capital and other key objectives.

Reinsurance solutions:

  • Reducing claims development volatility and addressing the impact of reserving risk on solvency (Portfolio Transfers and Adverse Development Covers).
  • Managing underwriting volatility and expense pressures and addressing the impact of underwriting risk on solvency (Structured Quota Shares and Multi-line Stop Losses).
  • Addressing strategic objectives, including investments, market risk and other issues specific to the regulatory and ratings environment in which insurers operate.

Financial solutions:

  • Introducing specialist providers of new capital (Equity and Debt).
  • Identifying sources of business growth through acquisitions, agencies and other investment opportunities.
  • Accessing alternative sources of risk-taking capital and underwriting capacity (including Insurance Linked Securities).

Key Contact:

Martin Davies
Head - Capital Solvency/Solutions
+44 (0)20 7002 0934