Our business structure

Hiscox Retail
Hiscox London Market
Hiscox Re
Hiscox Retail
Hiscox Retail
Hiscox London Market
Hiscox Re
Hiscox UK and Europe
DirectAsia
Steve Langan
CEO Hiscox Insurance Company, CEO DirectAsia Group
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Hiscox UK and Europe is led by Steve Langan, previous UK and Ireland Managing Director. As a combined unit, the two markets will benefit from greater sharing of knowledge, expertise and resource as Hiscox focuses on its stretching ambitions and continued drive for profitable growth next year and beyond.

Hiscox UK and Ireland (headed by Kate Markham and Ross Dingwall) and Hiscox Europe (headed by Pierre-Olivier Desaulle), are sub divisions of Hiscox UK and Europe.

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Hiscox UK and Ireland
Kate Markham, Managing Director Hiscox UK Direct
Ross Dingwall, Managing Director Hiscox UK and Ireland Broker
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Hiscox began writing insurance outside of Lloyd’s in 1989 and now has nine offices in the UK and Ireland. Hiscox specialises in art, private client and luxury motor insurance, as well as professional liability and property insurance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Hiscox UK also provides home and small business insurance directly to consumers.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M Best, an A (Strong) rating from Standard and Poor’s and an A+ (Strong) rating from Fitch.

Products include

D&O, E&O, household, fine art, direct-to-consumer home and small business insurance.

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Hiscox Europe
Pierre-Olivier Desaulle
Managing Director
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In 1993, Hiscox opened its first overseas office in Paris, and now operates from 11 regional centres across Europe. Hiscox Europe provides art and private client insurance as well as professional liability, specialty and property insurance for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Hiscox France and Hiscox Germany provide small business insurance directly to consumers.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M Best, an A (Strong) rating from Standard and Poor’s and an A+ (Strong) rating from Fitch.

Products include

D&O, E&O, household, fine art, kidnap and ransom, direct-to-consumer small business insurance.

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DirectAsia
Bob Thaker
Managing Director
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Established in Singapore in 2010 before opening in Hong Kong and Thailand, DirectAsia sells predominantly motor insurance with ancillary lines in travel, healthcare and life. It distributes business through online sales alongside its call centres.

Products include

Motor, travel, healthcare, life.

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Hiscox USA
Ben Walter
Chief Executive Officer
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Hiscox has been insuring US customers for over 40 years, and opened a local insurance company in 2006. Hiscox USA operates from six locations, offering professional liability, specialty and property insurance. Hiscox USA also provides small business insurance directly to consumers.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best. It also benefits from Lloyd’s own ratings, A (Excellent) from A.M Best, A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s and AA- (Very strong) from Fitch.

Products include

D&O, E&O, property, kidnap and ransom, media and entertainment, direct-to-consumer small business insurance.

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Hiscox Special Risks
Robert Davies
Chief Executive Officer
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Since 1998 Hiscox has been providing specialist insurance and expertise for global risks through its Guernsey office. Led from Hiscox Guernsey, Hiscox Special Risks brings together teams from across the Group that focus on special risks including kidnap and ransom and executive security.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey) Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M Best and an A+ (Strong) rating from Fitch.

Products include

Executive security, household, fine art, kidnap and ransom, personal accident, terrorism.

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DirectAsia
Steve Langan
Managing Director
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Established in Singapore in 2010 before opening in Hong Kong and Thailand, DirectAsia sells predominantly motor insurance with ancillary lines in travel, personal accident, healthcare and life.

It distributes business through online sales supported by its call centres.

Products include

Motor, travel, personal accident, healthcare, life.

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Hiscox London Market
Paul Lawrence
Chief Underwriting Officer
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Hiscox has operated in the Lloyd’s Market since 1901. It provides insurance for customers around the world, using Lloyd’s portfolio of licences and its network of brokers. Hiscox London Market covers a large range of hazards and leads many of the risks it underwrites.

Capacity

    For 2016, Hiscox’s capacity for:
  • Syndicate 33 is £1bn
  • Syndicate 6104 is £56m
  • Syndicate 3624 is £400m.

Security

Hiscox Syndicate 33 has an A (Excellent) Syndicate rating from A.M Best. It also benefits from Lloyd’s own ratings, A (Excellent) from A.M Best, A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s and AA- (Very strong) from Fitch.

Products include

Aerospace, global casualty, contingency, marine and energy, personal accident, political risks, property, kidnap and ransom, terrorism.

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Hiscox Re
Jeremy Pinchin
Chief Executive Officer
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Our long-established reinsurance teams in London, Bermuda and Paris commenced trading as Hiscox Re in January 2014. Hiscox Re provides market-leading expertise and a wide range of reinsurance products to high-quality insurers around the world. It has a combined line size of up to $200m.

Hiscox Re includes the Group’s insurance linked securities (ILS) activity under the Kiskadee brand. Additional capacity is available through Kiskadee.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited and Syndicate 33 at Lloyd’s are both rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

Products include

Property reinsurance and retrocession; specialty including: marine, aviation, crop and terrorism; casualty.

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Hiscox UK and Ireland
Kate Markham
Managing Director
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Hiscox began writing insurance outside of Lloyd’s in 1996 and now has nine offices in the UK and Ireland. Hiscox specialises in art, private client and luxury motor insurance, as well as professional liability and property insurance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Hiscox UK also provides home and small business insurance directly to consumers.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M Best, an A (Strong) rating from Standard and Poor’s and an A+ (Strong) rating from Fitch.

Products include

D&O, E&O, household, fine art, direct-to-consumer home and small business insurance.

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Hiscox UK and Ireland
Ross Dingwall
Managing Director Hiscox UK and Ireland Broker
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Hiscox began writing insurance outside of Lloyd’s in 1996 and now has nine offices in the UK and Ireland. Hiscox specialises in art, private client and luxury motor insurance, as well as professional liability and property insurance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Hiscox UK also provides home and small business insurance directly to consumers.

Security

Hiscox Insurance Company Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M Best, an A (Strong) rating from Standard and Poor’s and an A+ (Strong) rating from Fitch.

Products include

D&O, E&O, household, fine art, direct-to-consumer home and small business insurance.

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