We are the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s responsible for 9 syndicates with £1billion of underwriting capacity under management.
Asta's current managed syndicates are listed below in syndicate number order
 
 
Syndicate 1729 (Dale Underwriting Partners)

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Dale Underwriting Partners Syndicate 1729 commenced underwriting in 2014, with capital provided by ProAssurance and other corporate and individual names. The Syndicate writes Property Re/Insurance and Casualty business including a material medical malpractice book. Stamp capacity for 2015 is £75m. The Active Underwriter is Duncan Dale.

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Syndicate 1897 (Skuld)

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Skuld Syndicate 1897 commenced underwriting in 2011. Skuld Group is the main capital provider, with SCOR providing the balance. The Syndicate writes Marine and Energy business. Stamp Capacity for 2015 is £90m. The Syndicate transferred management to Asta in April 2014. The Active Underwriter is Mike Bennett. For the 2016 year of account Syndicate 1897 will underwrite a non-marine portfolio, underwritten by Michael Pritchard, of which 90% will be quota shared to SPS 6126.

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Syndicate 2357 (Nephila)

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Nephila Syndicate 2357 commenced underwriting in 2013, with capital provided by Nephila Capital Ltd. The Syndicate writes a book of county weighted Industry Loss Warranty business. The book was previously written by Nephila Capital's existing account, outside of the Lloyd's market. Stamp capacity for 2015 is £73m. The Active Underwriter is Adam Beatty.

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Syndicate 2525 (D L Dale & Others)

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D L Dale & Others, Syndicate 2525, commenced underwriting in 2000 with capital provided by a mix of third party corporate and individual names. The Syndicate writes Employers and Third Party Liability business. The Syndicate transferred management to Asta in 2011. Stamp capacity for 2015 is £42m. The Active Underwriter is David Dale.

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Syndicate 4242 (ICAT)

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ICAT Syndicate 4242 commenced underwriting in 2007 with capital provided by a mix of aligned and non-aligned investors. The Syndicate writes short tail property insurance business in catastrophe exposed regions of the US accessed via ICAT Managers. The Syndicate transferred management to Asta in 2013. Combined stamp capacity as of 1/5 for 2015 is £98m. For the 2015 year of account SPS 6123 has a variable quota share of 4242. The Active Underwriter is Megan McConnell.

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Syndicate 2786 (Everest)

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Everest Syndicate 2786, a new dedicated corporate syndicate backed by Everest Re Group, Ltd, commenced underwriting in 2016 with initial gross premium of £102m. The syndicate writes a diversified book of business and will form the hub of Everest Re’s international insurance operation. The Active Underwriter is Paul Kneafsey.

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Syndicate 5886 (Blenheim)

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Blenheim Syndicate 5886, an independent syndicate backed by a mix of private names, trade and ILS capital sources, commenced underwriting in 2017 with initial gross premium of £150m. The syndicate underwrites US and international treaty books, direct insurance (D&F) and some speciality lines. The Active Underwriter is John Hamblin

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Syndicate 2689 (Verto)

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Verto Syndicate 2689, a quota share syndicate 100% capitalised by private and institutional investors advised by Hampden Agencies, commenced underwriting in 2017. The syndicate writes proportional reinsurance of Lloyd’s syndicates and related parties. The Active Underwriter is Peter Mills.



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