Asta News

Asta engages regularly with the media to provide commentary, news and thought-leadership articles. Please browse through our press releases below.


January 15, 2020

Asta MGA platform to support BPBUW and David Ashby Underwriting

Asta, the leading third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, is to provide its MGA platform and comprehensive operational services to the newly-formed underwriting agency BPBUW Management (BPBUW), and its first MGA client, the specialist equine insurer David Ashby Underwriting […]
January 7, 2020

Dale Underwriting Partners launches accident and health underwriting offering

Dale Underwriting Partners is pleased to announce its new accident and health underwriting team. Steve Lawson and Lauren Meredith both join the business from HDI Specialty with combined 45 years’ experience of underwriting A&H business. The product offering […]
December 10, 2019

Victor launches Lloyd’s Syndicate 2288

Managing general underwriter (MGU) Victor Insurance Holdings has gained Lloyd’s approval to launch Victor Syndicate 2288 and commence underwriting effective 1 January 2020 with an initial stamp capacity of £57mn ($75mn) supporting a business plan of £100mn. The […]
November 15, 2019

Pioneer Underwriters – strategic update

Pioneer Underwriters (“Pioneer”) has completed a wide ranging exercise to examine optimal strategic and capital options for 2020 and beyond. Pioneer’s core operations, the underwriting services business (MGA), has been remediated to provide increased focus on business where […]
September 30, 2019

Asta looks to the Future at Lloyd’s

“Blueprint One”, the revolutionary plan to transform the world’s leading specialty insurance market, was unveiled by Lloyd’s today. After six months of meticulous planning, the Blueprint promises in CEO John Neal’s words, ”to turn Lloyd’s into the most […]