Barbican announces launch of Barbican Protect
4 January 2016
London 4 January – Barbican Insurance Group today announced the launch of Barbican Protect, which brings together the underwriting expertise and service capabilities of Barbican Underwriting Limited, PI Protect and Barbican Channel Islands into a single brand.
Focusing on commercial small and mid-sized clients in the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands, Barbican Protect provides a comprehensive range of insurance products and related services to brokers and their clients. Key lines of business include property, professional indemnity and financial lines, as well as niche products such as cyber and charity trustees’ liability.
Barbican Protect offers comprehensive claims handling and risk management capabilities, and is supported by a full service administrative centre based in Manchester to ensure efficiency at all stages in the insurance process.
Commenting on the new company, Stuart Kilpatrick, managing director of Barbican Protect, said: "Barbican Protect brings together three companies which are leaders in their own particular markets, to offer brokers and their clients the benefits of scale and efficiency. We can now provide a more extensive range of competitively priced, clearly structured, customer focused insurance solutions across key market sectors, ranging from technology and manufacturing to professions and office-based businesses. Our approach remains one based on close relationships, first class service and direct access to our underwriters, ensuring brokers receive the levels of clarity, certainty and speed of response that they expect.”