Brit Insurance

Brit is a market-leading global specialty (re)insurer and one of the largest business that trades primarily on the Lloyd's of London platform, the world's leading specialist commercial insurance market. Brit provides highly specialised insurance and reinsurance products to support its clients across a broad range of complex risks. 

Brit operates globally via a combination of its own international distribution network and benefits from Lloyd's global licences and broker partners. Brit owns, or has significant strategic investments in, a number of MGAs including Ambridge Partners LLC, Camargue Underwriting Managers Propriety Limited and Sutton Special Risk Inc. At December 31, 2021 Brit had 854 employees.

Its underwriting capabilities are underpinned by its strong financial position.

Since June 2015, Brit has been a member of the Fairfax group.

During 2021, Brit's gross written premiums totalled US$3,238.3 million. In addition to this, Brit manages third party capital through Sussex Capital, the Bermuda-domiciled Investment Manager offering an insurance-linked strategies (ILS) product to institutional investors, the Versutus sidecar vehicle and Lloyd's Syndicate 2988.

In 2020, Brit launched Ki Syndicate 1618 (Ki), the first fully digital and algorithmically-driven Lloyd's of London syndicate. In 2021, in its first year of underwriting, Ki gained significant traction writing US$395.6 million of premium.

Brit is led by its Chief Executive Officer, Martin Thompson.

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Brit's business is primarily underwritten through its Lloyd's Syndicates 2987, 2988 and 1618, which benefit from Lloyd's of London ratings of A (Excellent) from A.M. Best, AA- (Very Strong) from Fitch and A+ (Strong) from Standard & Poor's.

Head Office

Brit Limited
The Leadenhall Building
122 Leadenhall Street

Tel: +44 (0)20 3857 0000