Asta News

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


April 12, 2018

Asta strengthens actuarial capabilities with appointment of Laura McMaster

LONDON: 12 April 2018 – Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces the appointment of Laura McMaster as deputy chief actuary. She takes up her role on 16th April and will report to Richard Barke, chief […]
March 14, 2018

D L Dale & Others, Syndicate 2525 strengthens underwriting team with key appointments

London, 14th March 2018: D L Dale & Others, Syndicate 2525, the specialist employers’ and third party liability Lloyd’s insurer, is delighted to announce it has appointed Richard Frost and Richard Loader as senior class underwriters. Frost and […]
March 2, 2018

Asta Capital sells Pelican Underwriting to Manchester Underwriting Management

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announced it has completed the sale of its managing general agent (MGA) Pelican Underwriting One Limited (Pelican), which trades as Pelican Underwriting, to Manchester Underwriting Management Limited (MUM), […]
December 6, 2017

Asta strengthens its Lloyd’s Managing Agency board with appointment of Richard Barke

Asta, the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announced it has appointed its chief actuary, Richard Barke, to serve on its Lloyd’s Managing Agency board, subject to regulatory approval. Barke joined Asta in 2011. He was […]
November 13, 2017

Agora Syndicate 3268 receives approval to start underwriting 1/1/ 2018

Asta, the leading third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, today announces Agora Syndicate 3268 has received approval from Lloyd’s to commence underwriting business attaching on or after 1 January 2018. Agora Syndicate 3268 will be managed by Asta and […]