Asta News

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


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 […]
September 22, 2017

Agora receives ‘in principle’ approval to establish full syndicate

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. In 2015, Asta and leading marine insurance provider Skuld announced […]
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 […]