Asta news

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

September 21, 2017

Pioneer Underwriters receives ‘in principle’ approval to establish Lloyd’s Syndicate

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. Pioneer commenced underwriting in 2011 and has built a successful hybrid underwriting […]
June 6, 2017

Arma Underwriting achieves final approval

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 from all regulators and commenced operations last month. Asta-backed Arma is an approved […]
February 27, 2017

Asta invests in new London and Dubai reinsurance MGA – Arma Underwriting Limited

Asta-backed Arma is an approved Lloyd’s coverholder that writes multi-line (re)insurance business backed by A+ rated Lloyd’s security. Arma intends to develop close relationships with brokers and cedants in Middle East and Africa markets, to target individual risks […]
January 5, 2017

Asta continues to strengthen senior management team with new appointment

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’s Chief Operating Officer, Lorraine Harfitt. Griffiths has […]
October 20, 2016

Asta receives ‘in principle’ approval to manage Verto Syndicate 2689

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. Initially, Verto Syndicate 2689 plans to underwrite […]