Ascot and Beazley Launch $50M Insurtech-Linked Cargo Consortium for SMEs

Article 0 Comments Ascot and Beazley announced the launch of a Lloyd’s-based cargo consortium, which uses insurtech solutions to help manage risk and claims performance. Led by Ascot and Beazley, the consortium brings together a range of cargo carriers that will provide a maximum of $50 million capacity. It is […]

Ascot Opens U.S. Unit, Names Wolyniec CEO, Completes Greyhawk Acquisition

Article 0 Comments Bermuda specialty insurer Ascot Group has launched Ascot Insurance U.S. and appointed Greg Wolyniec as its president and chief executive officer. Ascot also announced the completion of the acquisition of Greyhawk Insurance Co., an inactive Colorado domiciled admitted carrier, and its wholly owned subsidiary Greyhawk Specialty Insurance […]

Cline Named CEO of Ascot’s U.S. Platform Ethos Specialty

Article 0 Comments Ethos Specialty Insurance Services, Ascot Group’s U.S. managing general underwriting platform, has appointed Rory Cline as president and chief executive officer. Cline takes the helm from his current role as chief underwriting officer, having joined Ethos Specialty at inception in 2017. Prior to this, he served as […]

Ascot Creates U.S. Trade Credit Division; Hires Collins, Barrett to Lead

Article 0 Comments Bermuda-based specialty insurer Ascot has created a trade credit insurance division with the appointments of Doug Collins as executive vice president of Trade Credit and Anthony Barrett as senior vice president of Trade Credit. Collins, who will lead all aspects of Ascot’s U.S. trade credit business, has […]

Ascot Brings On Navigators’ Piazza to Head New U.S. Marine Insurance Team

Article 0 Comments Specialty insurance underwriter Ascot Group has appointed a new U.S. marine insurance team led by Chris Piazza as executive vice president and head of U.S. Marine Insurance. Piazza will lead all aspects of Ascot’s U.S. marine insurance business. He will be supported by three new hires — […]

Ascot US Acquires Inactive Greyhawk Insurance and Specialty

Article 0 Comments Ascot US Holding Corp. has acquired Greyhawk Insurance Co. and its subsidiary Greyhawk Specialty Insurance Co. Greyhawk is a Colorado domiciled admitted lines insurer that has been in runoff since 2006. Greyhawk Specialty is a dormant Rhode Island domiciled excess and surplus lines insurer. The acquisitions are […]