Why Buy insurance in London

Hear from London Market professionals

Local decisions for swifter service

14th July 2020

Rapid recovery from a violent attack

7th July 2020

The power of planning and preparation

30th June 2020

Creative help for large or complex risks

23rd June 2020

Support in the hour of need

16th June 2020

Protection for your innovations

9th June 2020

Smart solutions to cyber crime

2nd June 2020

Faster funds when disaster strikes

26th May 2020

Trading through COVID-19

Find out how the London Market has navigated trading through a global pandemic.

How has London responded to the pandemic?

27th August 2020

Making lockdown work – Simon Clegg, Atrium Underwriters Ltd

24th August 2020

Risks bound on PPL

24th August 2020

Making lockdown work – Raj Rana, Bowring Marsh Ltd

24th August 2020

Case Studies

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Helping to get vaccines to villages

London makes it possible to deliver more vaccinations to more people.

Developing life-saving vaccines is one thing, getting them to remote communities is another. The London Market provides intellectual property insurance for companies solving medical logistical problems with ground-breaking technology.

Many of the world’s poorest countries struggle to access safe and reliable medical supplies, combatting poor infrastructure and extreme weather. Ground-breaking technology has been developed to keep life-saving vaccines at a safe temperature for use, even when the power supply fails. The London Market’s appetite for challenge and track record in leading product development enables it to insure the research and development that make future breakthroughs possible.

The London Insurance Market

More than 65 Company Market insurers and reinsurers, and 80 Lloyd’s syndicates managed by 54 managing agents, provide re/insurance solutions in the London insurance market. Clients typically access the market via insurance brokers, who act as an intermediary between the policyholders and the underwriting businesses. There are over 200 brokers active in the London insurance market.

Many buyers come to the London Market because domestic insurers will not to accept their risks as they are unique or unusual. For others, it can offer a better price and/or better terms.

London earns 36% of its income from the excess & surplus lines market in the US – and can insure the widest range of risk, from the smallest to the largest, and from the most standard to the most specialist and complex.