Asta plays an active role in the insurance trade press and features regularly with commentary, news and thought-leadership articles. Please browse through our press releases below.

 

Agora receives ‘in principle’ approval to establish full syndicate
London, 22 September 2017

Asta, the leading third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces it has received “in principle” approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board to establish and manage Agora syndicate 3268...


Pioneer Underwriters receives ‘in principle’ approval to establish Lloyd’s Syndicate
London, 21 September 2017

Pioneer Underwriters and Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announce they have received “in principle” approval from Lloyd’s to establish a syndicate...


Arma Underwriting achieves final approval
London, 6 June 2017

Asta, the leading Lloyd’s third party managing agent and specialist MGA investor, is pleased to announce that Dubai-based Arma Underwriting Limited has received full approval...


Asta invests in new London and Dubai reinsurance MGA - Arma Underwriting Limited
London, 27 February 2017

Asta, the leading Lloyd’s third party managing agent and specialist MGA investor, is pleased to announce it has agreed a transaction to finance the development of Arma Underwriting Limited...


Asta continues to strengthen senior management team with new appointment
London, 5 January 2017

Asta, the leading third party managing agency at Lloyd’s, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Griffiths as Head of Regulatory Operations. The newly created role will report to...


Asta receives 'in principle' approval to manage Verto Syndicate 2689
London, 20 October 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd's, today announces it has received "in principle" approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board to establish and manage Verto Quota Share Syndicate 2689...


Asta promotes Peter Brightman to Head of Syndicate Finance as Anthony Gordon retires
London, 13 October 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces the promotion of Peter Brightman to Head of Syndicate Finance, succeeding Anthony Gordon...


Asta supports RedR
London, 29 September 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent and specialist MGA investor, is pleased to have donated £5,000 to RedR, a non-profit organisation...

Asta appoints Kalpana Shah as a new independent non-executive director
London, 26 September 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kalpana Shah as a new independent non-executive director...

Asta receives ‘in principle’ approval to manage Blenheim Syndicate 5886
London, 20 September 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces it has received “in principle” approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board...


Asta invests in new specialist MGA
London, 11 September 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent and specialist MGA investor, is pleased to announce it has concluded a transaction to finance the development...

Asta announces retirement of Stephen Cane and Stewart Laderman
London, 29 July 2016

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces the retirement of Stephen Cane and Stewart Laderman...


Asta makes donation to Lloyd's Charities Trust
London, 11 January 2016

Asta’s CEO Julian Tighe recently presented Chris Harman, Chairman of Lloyd’s
Charities Trust with a cheque for £8,000...


Asta receives 'in principal' approval for Skuld SPS 6126
London, 28 October 2015

Asta Managing Agency Ltd (Asta) has confirmed they have been granted 'in principle' approval from Lloyd's to establish and manage Special Purpose Syndicate (SPS) 6126…

 


Asta Underwriting Management appoints John Holm
London, 30 September 2015

Asta Underwriting Management (AUML), the recently launched MGA platform from Asta Capital Limited (Asta), announces the appointment of John Holm as Executive, MGA Investments…


Asta Underwriting Management appoints Sian Fisher to the board
London, 14 September 2015

Asta Underwriting Management (AUML), the newly launched MGA platform from Asta Capital Limited (Asta), announces the appointment of Sian Fisher to the board as a non-executive director...


Asta Launches Everest Syndicate 2786
London, 09 September 2015

Asta Managing Agency Ltd (Asta) has today confirmed that the Lloyd’s Franchise Board has granted ‘in principle’ approval for them to establish and manage a new dedicated corporate syndicate backed by Everest Re Group, Ltd...


Asta Launches its MGA Platform: Asta Underwriting Management
London, 28 July 2015

Asta Capital Limited (Asta) has today announced the launch of a new platform to support the MGA market...


A G Doré & Others Syndicate 2526 completes successful migration from Asta Managing Agency
London, 01 April 2015Apps-Pdf-icon 

Asta Managing Agency (Asta) has today completed the successful migration of A G Doré & Others Syndicate 2526 under...


Asta continues to support Lloyd's partner charity RedR at client event
London, 13 November 2014Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta, the Lloyd’s leading third party managing agency, is proud to announce the continued support of the Ready to Respond programme at its client cocktail party...


Asta golf tournament raises £8,000 for charity
London, 10 October 2014Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta, the Lloyd’s leading third party managing agency, hosted a golf tournament, the “Asta Invitational” at Loch Lomond Golf Club earlier this week...


Sirius Syndicate 1945 to migrate to Sirius Managing Agency Ltd
London, 30 June 2014Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta announces that following Lloyd's approval, the FCA/PRA has given final approval for Sirius Syndicate 1945 to migrate to Sirius Managing Agency Ltd from 01 July 2014...


Asta manages Skuld Syndicate 1897
London, 03 April 2014Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta confirms that they have taken over as the managing agency to Skuld Syndicate 1897 under a novation agreement from 01 April 2014....


Stephen Cane is Industry Achiever of the Year
London, 06 December  2013Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta is proud to announce that Stephen Cane won the Industry Achiever of the Year at the 2013 Insurance Day awards ceremony on Thursday 5th December....


Asta to manage new AXIS Capital backed Lloyd's syndicate
London, 25 September  2013Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta has announced that Lloyd's Franchise Board has granted "in principle" approval for Asta Managing Agency Ltd to establish and manage a new dedicated corporate syndicate backed by AXIS Capital Holdings Limited....


Asta launches new owner managed Lloyd's syndicate
London, 24 September  2013Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta has announced that Lloyd's Franchise Board has granted "in principle" approval for Asta Managing Agency Ltd to establish and manage Syndicate 1729....


Asta appoints new Non Executive Director
London, 13 September  2013Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta Managing Agency Ltd, the Lloyd's leading third party syndicate manager announces that Andrew Hubbard has joined the board as an Independent Non Executive Director....


Asta builds for the future
London, 08 September  2013Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta, the leading third party manager of Lloyd's syndicates with over £700 million of underwriting capacity under management, has announced organisational changes....


Asta awarded Re/Insurance Initiative of the Year
London, 05 September  2013Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta, the Lloyd’s leading third party syndicate manager, is proud to announce that it won the Re/Insurance Initiative of the Year at last night's Worldwide Reinsurance Awards....


Asta awarded ISO 27001 certification
London, 04 September  2013Apps-Pdf-icon


Asta, the Lloyd’s leading third party syndicate manager, announces that it has successfully attained the International Organisation for Standardisation certification (IEC/ISO 27001)....


Asta brings new Syndicate to Lloyd's
London, 05 February  2013Apps-Pdf-icon


Asta, the Lloyd’s leading third party syndicate manager, announces that Lloyd's Franchise Board has granted "in principle" approval for Asta Managing Agency Ltd to establish and manage a new Lloyd's syndicate 2357 backed by Nephila Capital....


Asta announces transfer of ICAT Syndicate 4242
London, 03 December  2012Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta confirms that subject to final Lloyd's approval, management of ICAT Syndicate 4242 will migrate to Asta....


Asta appoints new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
London, 01 October  2012Apps-Pdf-icon


Asta Capital Ltd announces the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer....


Dore & Associates Holdings Limited Acquired by AmTrust Group
London, 16 July  2012Apps-Pdf-icon

It is announced that The AmTrust Group has completed the acquisition of Dore & Associates Holdings Ltd....


Asta UK announces Management changes
London, 31 May  2012Apps-Pdf-icon

Following the Completion of the sale of the company earlier this year and the recent re-launch....


Asta UK announces new Managing Agency
London, 29 May  2012Apps-Pdf-icon

Asta confirms that the new formation of a new Managing Agency at Lloyd's....