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Castel gets on its bike for Cure Parkinson’s charity

Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd (Castel) is well on track to raise over £250,000 for charity Cure Parkinson’s with its first ‘office2office’ bike ride having raised £196,000 in corporate sponsorship already. The ride covers an impressive 480km from its London to Amsterdam offices travelling through four countries. 40 riders from across the London insurance market have […]

Castel targets US professional liability business with launch of new underwriting cell North American Professional Liability

Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd (Castel), has today launched a new underwriting cell, North American Professional Liability (NAPL) to focus on professional service firms’ business in the US. The cell is writing both primary and excess layer coverage for larger risk managed clients including law firms, accountants, architects and engineers and construction risks. NAPL has secured […]

Vecta Risk Partners completes management buyout from Castel

Vecta Risk Partners (Vecta), a division of Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd (Castel), has today completed a management buyout from the club-style MGA formation platform. Vecta, which launched on the Castel platform in 2017, writes specialist group and individual accident & health (A&H), travel and lifestyle insurance business across the UK and Europe. The management buyout […]

Castel’s Square Pegs SME e-trading solution becomes standalone underwriting cell and expands commercial product range

Square Pegs, which offers brokers specialist business insurance coverage for complex and unusual SME risks via a dedicated e-trading platform, has become a standalone underwriting cell within Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited (Castel). The move is in response to strong profitable business growth since launching as part of Castel’s specialty division in 2019. Square Pegs enables […]

Melville joins Castel to lead renewable energy

Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited, has today announced that Matthew Melville has joined to lead its renewable energy underwriting cell.  Castel’s renewable energy proposition is primarily aimed at asset and revenue protection for wind and solar energy with a book of marine, construction and operating risks, business interruption, general liability, terrorism and natural catastrophe coverages.  Matthew […]