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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 […]
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.