Posted in News on 26 Feb 2019

As the corporate world becomes increasingly unpredictable and litigious, a comprehensive risk management strategy is essential. To be truly effective, a casualty insurance programme should be designed on a sound understanding of risk, and responsive to changing requirements.

Our experienced Casualty insurance team in London combines service excellence with technical skill, handling in excess of  USD260m of GWP into the London and international insurance markets. With access to a breadth of specialist capacity and exclusive wordings, we can place even the most complex and unique risks.

What makes us different

Market relationships  The Casualty Team consists of individuals with an array of different specialisms within the Casualty sector. The majority or our team have worked together now for over 15 years, placing us in an enviable position against our competitors, in terms of market trust and key underwriter relationships.

Policies to meet evolving demands  We pride ourselves on being responsive to changing environments by developing new, specialist covers as risks change, as capacity fluctuates and as insurer appetites evolve.

Designated regional sub-team support  We have dedicated casualty sub-teams to provide support to global Alesco offices, including a unit that works specifically with our Alesco colleagues in the US, enabling them to utilise the London, European and Bermudian markets for complex placements and excess lines.

Our experience

The diversity of our Casualty client portfolio which originates from around the globe, means we have a greater understanding of risk from different territorial and cultural perspectives, enabling us to provide greater levels of strategic insight. We place single risks, or design global umbrella programmes, for our global partners and clients across a broad range of industries:

  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Chemicals
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Life Science / Medical Products
  • Mining
  • Municipalities / Public Entities
  • Onshore Energy
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Railroads
  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Telecommunications
  • Trucking.

An approach guided by product expertise

Our team offers advice, design and execution for a wide range of both standard and bespoke products, taking the time to understand every client and provide products and services that suit their needs, risk profile, and corporate objectives.

  • Primary CGL & Products/Completed Operations
  • Lead Umbrellas
  • Excess Liability
  • Consumer Products
  • Product Recall/Guarantee/Contamination
  • Employers Liability
  • Punitive Damages
  • Municipalities / Public Entities
  • Environmental Liability
  • Molestation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Auto Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Assault and Battery
  • Reinsurance Solutions.

Cover to suit your needs

We have experience working on complex and bespoke casualty policies, as well as more general insurance programmes, providing competitive cover for global companies of different
sizes across a broad range of industries. We have retail, wholesale, reinsurance and claims capabilities all within our team, so we can design and deliver the most effective insurance programmes.

A London-based claims team

We understand that a claim is the true test of your insurance policy and your broker – and our clients stay with us because we help you get the claims settlements you deserve. We have a dedicated in-house claims team that provide a high level of support at every stage of the claim lifecycle. This active involvement during claims negotiations ensures that momentum is maintained and client satisfaction is achieved.

About our US Casualty Team in London
Our specialist team comprises of personnel who have decades of experience, some of whom have also held Underwriting roles during their insurance careers in the London market.

The wider Casualty team which comprises of key Producers and Brokers who handle our International Casualty Portfolio also includes account managers and technical support who all sit within a single London office. In an industry where business requirements are often time critical, the close proximity of these individuals enable us to respond quickly to our clients requirements.



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