Lloyd’s approves business plan with increase in property insurance capacity
London, 13 November 2018 – Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced that it has received approval from Lloyd’s for its 2019 business plan.
The business plan sees Arcus 1856 maintain its focus on all current business lines across the Syndicate’s property and specialty portfolio. In addition, there will be an increase in capacity for property insurance.
Commenting on the approval, Adrian Gfeller, managing director, Arcus 1856, said: “We are delighted to have received approval for our 2019 business plan. Arcus 1856 operates a well-diversified portfolio of business and in 2019 our aim will be to ensure the ongoing profitability of that portfolio by maintaining strict underwriting discipline across all lines of business.”
Gfeller named managing director; Delaney named head of operations
London, 31 July 2018 – Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced the promotion of Adrian Gfeller to the position of managing director and Gary Delaney to the position of head of operations. Both positions are effective as of 1 August, subject to regulatory approval.
Previously chief risk officer at Arcus 1856 since its launch in 2015, Gfeller brings extensive experience in analysing and pricing insurance risk to the role. Prior to joining Arcus 1856, he was a senior risk modeller in Credit Suisse’s ILS team in Zurich and London.
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Arcus Syndicate 1856 appoints Sarah Smith as underwriter
London, March 2017 – Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced the appointment of Sarah Smith as an underwriter. She reports to Nicky Payne, active underwriter at Arcus 1856. Ms. Smith has over 22 years of reinsurance market experience. Most recently, she was a property treaty underwriter at Berkley Re UK Ltd. She joined the firm in 2014 and focused on developing the firm’s international property treaty portfolio. Prior to that, she was an underwriting operations manager at Advent Capital Holdings and a property treaty underwriter at Everest Reinsurance.
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Arcus 1856 announces appointment of Gary Delaney
London, 15 February 2017 – Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced the appointment of Gary Delaney as syndicate manager, with immediate effect. Mr. Delaney will support active underwriter Nicky Payne in running all aspects of the syndicate’s underwriting operations. He will report to Rajiv Punja, head of Arcus Syndicate. Read More “Arcus Syndicate 1856 names syndicate manager”
Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced that it has received approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board to begin trading as of 1 January 2016. Read More “Arcus Syndicate 1856 launches at Lloyd’s”
Barbican Insurance Group has today announced that Barbican Managing Agency Limited has received ‘in principle’ approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board to manage a new syndicate at Lloyd’s. Read More “Barbican to manage new Lloyd’s Syndicate”