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November 27, 2019

Nephila Capital: Asta secures Lloyd’s entry for the world’s largest ILS fund manager.

Nephila Capital had an ambition. They wanted to establish a syndicate at Lloyds, and take advantage of the cost efficiencies, rated paper and distribution opportunities offered by the market. For Lloyd’s, Nephila was an exciting opportunity that aligned […]
May 20, 2021

Why did a virtual syndicate choose London?

Erik Johnson, Deputy Active Underwriter of Victor Syndicate 2288 highlights the benefits of a virtual syndicate at Lloyd’s and describes how Asta’s support as third party managing agent minimises infrastructure needs and reduces operating costs for insurance start-ups. This article first appeared in the Insurance Institute of London Journal in May 2021 and has been re-produced here with their kind permission.