US insurer acquires specialty underwriter from Munich Re

US insurer acquires specialty underwriter from Munich Re

London-primarily based MSP Underwriting Limited will no longer be a Munich Re subsidiary, as the world specialty underwriter finds by itself bought to US insurance provider Cincinnati Fiscal Corporation.   

Dependent on MSP Underwriting’s projected web asset price at closing, the Ohio-headquartered company has agreed to get the Munich Re device for £102 million (all over US$133 million) in income. The property and aviation underwriter operates by means of Beaufort Underwriting Agency Restricted, which underwrites for Lloyd’s Syndicate 318.

Predicted to near in the initial quarter of 2019, the offer will make matters more simple for Munich Re.

“Cincinnati Money is perfectly suited for enhancing MSP Underwriting’s business enterprise and we are seeking forward to looking at the organization prosper within just Cincinnati Economical,” said Peter Röder, member of Munich Re’s management board. “After the sale, Munich Re will have a focused and a lot less complicated established-up in order to push lucrative advancement within the Lloyd’s industry, rather of running two platforms in parallel.

“We continue to be fully commited to the Lloyd’s market place, and will continue on to expand the organization within just Munich Re Syndicate Ltd.”

Meanwhile, as a wholly owned Cincinnati Fiscal subsidiary, MSP Underwriting will continue on to operate not only less than its own brand but also with its existing management workforce.

“Adding MSP Underwriting to the Cincinnati household brings experienced underwriters who we think will open chances for us to help our agents in new geographies and strains of company,” commented Steven J. Johnston, the buyer’s president and chief executive who explained Munich Re as a lengthy-time and important reinsurance spouse.

Johnston reported MSP Underwriting, which acquired an underwriting gain in 20 out of the final 24 many years, complements Cincinnati Financial’s present large industrial account, excessive and surplus lines, large net worth private strains, and reinsurance assumed growth initiatives.


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