New Specialty for Lloyd’s Syndicate Brit

 

Consortium will give London brokers ability to quote and bind stones up to $50 million

Brit Limited (“Brit”), the global specialty insurer, is pleased to announce the launch of a Lloyd’s consortium for diamond processing.

The consortium, which is led by Brit, is Lloyd’s first dedicated to diamond processing and affirms Brit’s position as market leader in this class of business.

Now quoting business, the new consortium brings additional capacity of up to $50m to the London market.

The Diamond Processing consortium further demonstrates Brit’s market leading capability in this specialty sub-class, providing it with a strong strategic position to take advantage of recent improvements in diamond cutting technology and risk assessment techniques.

Craig Dennis, Fine Art & Specie Underwriter at Brit Global Specialty, said: “We are delighted to launch and lead on this consortium, the first of its kind in the diamond processing space. We believe that giving our London brokers the ability to efficiently quote and bind stones up to $50m will be a key differentiator in a marketplace that is very much time sensitive.”

Matthew Wilson, Brit Group Deputy CEO and Brit Global Specialty CEO, commented: “The successful launch of this consortium is another example of Brit’s commitment to using its expertise and specialism to innovate new solutions and bring these to market. Delivering compelling products in niche specialty lines is at the core of Brit’s underwriting proposition; we are delighted to build on our market leading offering in diamond processing through this new Lloyd’s consortium.”

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