Financial Institutions

London Market and Europe Insurance Products


Our London Market and Europe Financial Institutions teams offer a range of insurance solutions for UK, European and International clients. We pride ourselves on offering a professional and consistent underwriting approach backed by extensive experience and supported by a market leading claims unit.

Our collaborative and highly skilled team delivers sophisticated and effective solutions, tailored to the needs of each individual exposure, across all classes of Financial Institutions. Combined with the ability and appetite to provide the full suite of Financial Institutions products, and backed by Sompo International's exceptional financial strength, we offer significant capacity and underwrite business through our company platforms in the UK and Continental Europe and our Lloyd’s of London Syndicate 5151 with access to Lloyd’s Brussels, our platform to write European Economic Area syndicate risk post-Brexit. 

Target Classes

  • Commercial and Retail Banks
  • Investment Managers and Advisors
  • Hedge Fund Managers
  • Private Equity Managers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Stockbrokers
  • Corporate Finance Advisors
  • Financial Service Providers
  • Clearing and Settlement Houses


  • Professional Liability
  • Banker's Blanket Bond
  • Comprehensive Crime
  • Directors & Officers (D&O)
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Pension Trustee Liability
  • Public Offering of Securities


  • £15M / €20M ($25M or equivalent in other European currencies) in capacity across all products

Underwriting Capabilities

  • Primary and excess attachments considered across all products
  • Local products in local language (French, German, Italian and Spanish) and English
  • Worldwide coverage for UK, Continental European and global risks
  • A pragmatic and flexible underwriting approach
  • A locally empowered underwriting team

Claims Capabilities

  • Dedicated Professional Lines claims team
  • International and European claims handling expertise


London Market

John Richards
SVP, Head of Financial Institutions
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7337 2923

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Thomas Mannsdorfer
EVP, Head of European Specialty Insurance Underwriting
Tel. +44 (0) 74 0886 7866

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