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loyd’s Australia Ltd

Level 9, 1 O’Connell Street
Sydney    NSW    2000
Tel: +61 (0) 2 8298 0700
Fax: +61 (0) 2 8298 0788

Principal Strategic Partner – Lloyd’s Australia

Lloyd’s is the world’s leading specialist insurance market, conducting business in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. It has been operating via intermediaries for more than 300 years, underwriting Australian risks since the 1890s, and it was the only overseas insurer to be licensed under the Insurance Act of 1973.

The Australian market is the third largest source of revenue for Lloyd’s globally. Premiums generated by Australian policyholders in 2012 amounted to about A$2 billion, 72% of which was direct insurance and 28% reinsurance. More than $840 million of that amount was written by Australian agencies (coverholders).

In 2009, Lloyd’s identified agencies as a key global distribution tool, with their unique ability to combine local people, local brands and local knowledge with Lloyd’s expertise. As a result, Lloyd’s has seen the number of local agencies and service companies grow to more than 90 in Australia and 2,500 worldwide.

Lloyd’s now underwrites Australia’s best known and largest brands and is known worldwide as a market for commercial risks for property and casualty classes of business.

QBE Australia

David Seckold
Operations Manager, Underwriting Agencies
Tel: 02 8862 8396

Strategic Underwriting Partner – QBE Australia

QBE Australia is part of the QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s top 20 general insurance and reinsurance companies. Headquartered in Sydney, QBE Australia has offices across all states and territories, and provides a broad range of insurance products to personal, business, corporate and institutional customers.

Hollard Australia Group

Richard Heilig
Tel: (02) 9253-6610

Strategic Underwriting Partner – Hollard Australia Group

Hollard is a global financial services business with operations in Australia, Africa, Europe, India and China. Hollard offers direct, intermediated and white-labelled insurance solutions to more than 6.5 million policy holders worldwide.

It operates in Australia as the Hollard Australia Group, which includes The Hollard Insurance Company, Hollard Financial Services and Real Insurance. Through the combined resources of these focused businesses and their complementary infrastructure, Hollard is powering many of Australia’s most innovative insurance products, market-leading underwriting agencies, forward thinking insurance brokers, and highest profile affinity brands.

Hollard has a strong spirit of innovation, unyielding integrity and a passion for developing long-term, mutually rewarding relationships.

Hollard’s underwriting agencies business, Hollard Business Partners, is responsible for Hollard’s relationships with niche underwriting agencies and specialist insurance distributors. Hollard is an expert at developing new agencies across a wide range of insurance lines and equally skilled at supporting existing agencies. Its offering includes fast, reliable access to genuine experts, equity funding and strategic guidance. With many of Australia’s leading underwriting agencies now on board, Hollard can proudly claim Australia’s premier group of specialist insurance partners.