Lloyd’s is the world’s best known insurance brand. Lloyd’s is not an insurance company but a society of members, both corporate and individual, who underwrite in syndicates on whose behalf professional underwriters accept risk. Supporting capital is provided by investment institutions, specialist investors, international insurance companies and individuals.
Lloyd’s brokers bring business to the market. The risks placed with underwriters originate from clients, brokers and intermediaries all over the world. Together, the syndicates underwriting at Lloyd’s form one of the world’s largest group of commercial insurers and reinsurers.
The market structure encourages innovation, speed and better value, making it attractive to policy holders and participants alike. Immediate access to decision-makers means that answers on whether a risk can be placed are made quickly, enabling the broker to provide fast, good and valuable solutions.