managing general agent


Stere raises $2m for digital program ecosystem, continues to target ILS capital

Insurance technology (insurtech) start-up Stere has announced a $2 million capital raise to help it better connect providers of insurance and reinsurance capacity with managing general agents, program administrators, and embedded insurance platforms. Stere aims to help insurance programs access insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund capacity as well as traditional insurance or read the full article →

Occam acquires terrorism MGA Beech Underwriting, with HSCM support

Occam Underwriting, a specialist lines focussed Managing General Agency (MGA), is acquiring terrorism risk focused MGA Beech Underwriting Agencies Ltd., in a move supported by Hudson Structured Capital Management (HSCM). Insurance-linked securities (ILS), insurtech and reinsurance investor Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., which enters into its insurance and reinsurance investment business read the full article →

Nephila’s Volante MGA gets ‘in-principle’ approval for Lloyd’s syndicate 1699

Volante Capital Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. (Volante), a multi-class international MGA platform that counts insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist Nephila Capital's holding company as its majority owner, has received ‘in-principle’ approval from Lloyd’s to launch Syndicate 1699. Lloyd's Syndicate 1699 from Volante will go into operation in the 2022 year of account, with read the full article →

Hudson Structured takes controlling stake in MGA Occam Underwriting

Hudson Structured Capital Management, the reinsurance, insurtech and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused asset manager, has doubled-down on its investment in managing general agent Occam Underwriting, by taking a majority stake in the company. Hudson Structured Capital Management, doing its reinsurance related investment business as HSCM Bermuda, took a stake in Occam read the full article →

Stere launches digital ecosystem for programs, targets ILS fund capacity

A new insurance technology start-up named Stere has been launched to provide a digital ecosystem for insurance programs, targeting capacity provision and digital enablement for MGA's, insurtech's and programs, with a desire to help them access ILS fund capacity as well as traditional. Stere has been launched by Dogan Kaleli, former read the full article →

Guy Carpenter hires Aon’s Shephard as Head of GC Access, International

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced the hiring of Miles Shephard from Aon, who will join the company as Managing Director and Head of GC Access, International, its specialist program capacity focused unit. GC Access is dedicated to program business and works to connect managing general agents (MGA) with capacity, including read the full article →

Aurous secures first Lloyd’s binder, backed by Credit Suisse’s Arcus 1856

Aurous Risk Partners, a reinsurance focused managing general agency (MGA) that launched in 2018 with a desire to connect risks with the most suitable capital, has secured its first Lloyd's energy binder that will be backed by capacity from Credit Suisse ILS' Arcus Syndicate 1856. CEO of Aurous Carl Beardmore, who read the full article →

Orchid hires Joe Zuk as the MGA looks to ILS for catastrophe capacity

Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC, a property catastrophe focused managing general agency (MGA), has hired Joe Zuk, previously of Atlas General Holdings, to the new role of Managing Director of Corporate Development & Strategy. Zuk has significant experience within both the MGA world and gained as a reinsurance broker. His work in recent read the full article →

Aurous MGA launches to connect risk with multiple forms of capital

Aurous Risk Partners has been launched as a new reinsurance focused managing general agency (MGA) that aims to maximise efficiencies and premium return, by connecting risks with the most suitable capital, including alternative or capital markets sources. Launched by Carl Beardmore, previously the Group CEO of BMS Group (Minova) and also read the full article →

Nephila backs Volante, as it aims to be a global MGA for alt capital

ILS fund manager Nephila Capital has made an equity investment in newly launched multi-class and multi-territory managing general agent platform Volante Global Limited (Volante), a firm that has ambitions to help alternative capital investors broaden their reach. Volante has been launched with the ambition of becoming a best-in-class global underwriting and read the full article →