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Assessment criteria

Special Purpose Arrangement

Key criteria for all new Special Purpose Arrangements will be:


Supporting new underwriting expertise / innovation, developing talent.


Add value to Lloyd's offering with consistent profitable results.


Broadening new and existing Members' access to potential business, possibly in new and emerging markets.

Strategy / Rationale

New SPA’s must have a credible strategy for being an SPA and a clear understanding of relationship between SPA and host syndicate.


Depending on the SPA model, the host syndicate managing agent may need to demonstrate a resource plan that includes relevant and qualified staff.

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