Brit Insurance

Brit is a market-leading global specialty insurer and reinsurer, focused on underwriting complex risks.

We have a major presence in Lloyd's of London, the world’s specialist insurance market provider, and a significant US and international reach. We underwrite a broad class of commercial specialty insurance with a strong focus on property, casualty and energy business. Our capabilities are underpinned by our robust financials.  Brit is a subsidiary of Fairfax.

During 2017, Brit's gross written premiums totalled US$2,057.0 million and at December 31, 2017 we had 558 employees. 

Brit is led by its Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Wilson, who has been with Brit since 2000.

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Our business is underwritten exclusively through our Lloyd’s Syndicates 2987 and 2988 and benefits from Lloyd's 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