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Starting a new business at Lloyd's

There are multiple routes to underwriting at Lloyd’s, the following information will support businesses in deciding which vehicle is the best choice for their participation in the market.

Our unique insurance market has an unrivalled concentration of specialist underwriting expertise and every day, more than 50 leading insurance companies, over 200 registered Lloyd’s brokers and a global network of over 4,000 local coverholders operate in and bring business to the Lloyd’s market.

What are the options for underwriting in the Lloyd’s market?

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New Entrant Guide

This guide covers the benefits of starting a business at Lloyd's as a minimum, the different entry options, the application process, syndicate and member level capital setting and a summary of the principal Lloyd's costs. 


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