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18 December 2013
New unit will be headed up by previous UK and Ireland Managing Director Steve Langan, while Ross Dingwall becomes Managing Director of the UK Broker business
11 December 2013
Fitch Ratings-London-11 December 2013: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Hiscox Group (Hiscox) core entities' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings at 'A+'. Fitch has also affirmed the Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of all Hiscox's holding companies at 'A-'. The Outlooks on all ratings are Stable. A full list of rating actions is provided at the end of this comment.
06 December 2013
LONDON, XX December 2013—A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a+” of Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited (Hiscox Bermuda), Hiscox Insurance Company Limited (Hisco) (United Kingdom) and Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey) Limited (Hiscox Guernsey). Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the ICR of “bbb+” of Hiscox Ltd (Hiscox) (Bermuda), the ultimate parent holding company of the Hiscox group of companies. The outlook for the above ratings is stable.
25 November 2013
London (25 November 2013) – Europe’s leading football clubs can now get comprehensive financial protection for what is often their biggest asset – their players – through a new product created by Avoca Elite Sports (AES) and specialist insurer Hiscox.
20 November 2013
LONDON (20th November 2013) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox and fine art broker Richard Thompson Insurance have teamed up to support an innovative new online insurance facility for art and collectibles, Insure My Stuff.
11 November 2013
Hamilton, Bermuda (11 November 2013) - Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, announces the current estimates for Syndicate 33 and Syndicate 6104’s 2011 and 2012 accounts.
04 November 2013
Hamilton, Bermuda (4 November 2013)-- Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today issues its Interim Management Statement for the first nine months of the year to 30 September 2013.
16 October 2013
Hamilton, Bermuda (x October, 2013) – Specialty insurer Hiscox has announced further expansion in their non-property catastrophe business. Based in Bermuda and led by Ian Thompson, the Casualty team will expand on Hiscox’s existing healthcare products with the addition of further casualty treaty lines. As part of the expansion, Nicholas Pascall (Senior Vice President) and Sharmini Samuels (Assistant Vice President) will join the team.
04 October 2013
First of its kind website for trainee and commercial pilot insurance
29 July 2013
Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, today announces its interim results for the half year ended 30 June 2013.
24 July 2013
Specialist global insurer Hiscox has launched a new direct and online insurance offering in Germany, aimed at businesses with up to 2.5 Million Euros annual revenue in knowledge-based professions including IT, management and business consulting.
18 July 2013
Fitch Ratings-London-18 July 2013: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Hiscox Group's (Hiscox) core entities' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings at 'A+'. Fitch has also affirmed the Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of all Hiscox holding companies at 'A-'. The Outlooks on all ratings are Stable. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this comment
11 July 2013
London, UK (11 July 2013) – Specialist insurer Hiscox has launched a new Web App, Hiscox Global Insight which provides news, views and practical advice to London Market brokers in a new convenient format.
10 July 2013
Specialist insurer Hiscox announces the following appointments to Hiscox Re