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Castel launches specialty division to back individual entrepreneurial underwriters

3 October, 2016

3rd October, 2016 –Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited (Castel), the club-style MGA formation platform, has launched a new speciality division to support talented and entrepreneurial individual underwriters who have smaller books of niche business. Castel Specialty sits within Castel’s MGA operation alongside established underwriting cells Altitude Risk Partners, Medical & Commercial International (MCI), Newbridge Risk Partners, One […]

Verve Risk Partners launch on Castel’s MGA platform to target US insurance industry clients with professional and management liability offering

19 September, 2016

London, 19 September 2016 – Verve Risk Partners (Verve) has launched today as a cell on the Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited (Castel) MGA formation platform to target US professional and management liability risks, focusing on insurance companies and captives as well as insurance agents and brokers. Verve’s portfolio will include errors and omissions (E&O) and […]

MGAA Matters: MGAs and the Insurance Act – engaged and prepared

5 August, 2016

On the eve of the Insurance Act coming into force, the latest MGAA Matters, the research-based partnership between the Managing General Agents’ Association and MGA start-up specialists Castel Underwriting Agencies (Castel), asks MGAs about how prepared they are for its implementation on 12 August 2016. The snapshot survey of 25 MGAs with gross written premium of up to […]

Castel appoints Mark Sambridge to new binding authority management role

20 July, 2016

20 July 2016 – Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited (Castel), the club-style MGA formation platform, has appointed Mark Sambridge as binding authority manager. In this newly created role, Mark will also be responsible for the development, management and governance of all Castel’s binding authority arrangements. This includes the development and ongoing monitoring of the firm’s binding […]

Altitude Expands Aviation Team With Audis Appointment

4 March, 2016

Altitude Risk Partners (Altitude), the global aviation and space underwriting business, has expanded its general aviation capabilities with the appointment of Martin Audis as senior underwriter. Audis joins from Starr Aviation where he was a senior underwriter for general aviation business. He has over 15 years’ experience in building and developing general aviation portfolios in […]

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