Barbican has always adopted a proactive approach to working with the media, as we believe this plays an important part in sharing insight and best practice across the markets we serve. Here are recent examples of news, views and expert commentary from our experts within the insurance and national press.
While many of the respondents to our Christmas survey represent very large established companies, we also quizzed a few newer businesses, notably insurtech start-ups targeting the risk transfer space (...)
When Barbican Insurance Group received notification of a claim relating to the cleanup of an oil spill, the claims team was in no doubt that speed was of the essence. There are few incidents that require a more rapid response than an oil spill. On 18 July 2016, an oil leak was spotted in a flow line at a saltwater disposal facility owned by an oil and gas company (...)
When a sailor capsized on a solo voyage around the world and was forced to abandon his 13-metre, self-built sail yacht, he put a tracker on it so it so he could come back and salvage it. Thanks to his Lloyd’s insurer’s prompt claims pay out, he was able to find it and bring it back to shore.
After an eventful first decade, Barbican Insurance Group has ambitious growth plans and is set on breaking into the Lloyd’s top 15 over the next two years, irrespective of market conditions. This is entirely realistic, the firm’s senior management say (...)
Some 76% of respondents said market-changing disruption is 'very likely' or 'inevitable' over the next 10 years
Some 76% of respondents said market-changing disruption is 'very likely' or 'inevitable' over the next 10 years (...)
Barbican Insurance Group, the London-based specialty re/insurance player, is to research and explore trends that will influence and drive the future of the London insurance and reinsurance market (...)
A survey of the London market revealed 60 percent expect the market to be either ‘greatly’ or ‘very’ disrupted by external companies such as Amazon, Google and Tesla over the next ten years (...)
Lloyd’s insurer Barbican has celebrated its ten-year anniversary (23 November) by commissioning a year-long study into how the London market may evolve over the next decade (...)
Japan-based Toa Reinsurance Company (Toa Re) and Barbican Insurance Group said on Oct. 27 that they have received ‘in principle’ approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board to establish Toa Re Special Purpose Arrangement (SPA 6132) to be backed exclusively by Toa Re(...)