How is risk placed at Lloyd's?
The majority of business written at Lloyd’s is placed through brokers who facilitate the risk transfer process between clients (policyholders) and underwriters.
Clients can discuss their risk needs with a broker, a coverholder or a service company. Specialist underwriters for each syndicate price, underwrite and handle any subsequent claims in relation to the risk. If you’re interested in obtaining insurance cover at Lloyd's you first need to contact a broker:
Find a Lloyd's registered broker
Lloyd's is licensed to do business in over 200 countries and territories. To see if Lloyd's is licensed to do business in your country, visit our interactive map.
Insurance enquiries from US residents should be directed to an insurance agent or broker who is licensed to conduct business in the relevant state. The broker or insurance intermediary will advise you further on securing your insurance policy in keeping with local insurance legislation.
Details can be found via the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd.
To obtain information specific to your country or territory, go to: http://www.lloyds.com/Lloyds/Offices