Howden Specialty is your passport to the world's insurance markets. Our expert brokers are located in key international markets and work together as a single global team to get best cover from the most suitable market, wherever that may be.
We are headquartered at the heart of the world’s largest global insurance market, which sees premiums exceeding $100bn a year. Our London teams deliver capacity for even the most complex and difficult to place risks that functions at the heart of clients’ programmes.
Over the last 30 years Bermuda has grown to become the world’s second largest global insurance market with gross written premiums exceeding $50bn. Recent years have seen new entrants as its insurance and reinsurance markets go from strength to strength and risk appetites shift. Our broking teams have close ties with all the leading Bermudian markets and our team on the island are in close contact with our broking teams around the world promoting and helping to place business for clients with Bermudian markets across all classes.
Our new European hub based in Luxembourg offers greater support to our growing European clientbase. Our Luxembourg business consists of a brokerage business with branches in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy supporting recent investments, as well as an agency to accommodate business where we act as an agent of insurers.
Dubai has a growing and multi-tiered insurance sector, with a conventional market as well as an offshore segment that features specialists and reinsurers that cover other markets in the region. Our team works at the heart of the market, based in Dubai’s financial free zone. Whilst our teams have particular expertise in natural resources and trade credit to support the region’s traditional strengths.
Miami is the hub for Latin America and the Caribbean. Even in volatile economic environments our experienced team has the ability to provide clients stability through their ability to match risks with capacity across a growing range of specialty product lines. The team’s ability to bring both regional and international capacity to bar for clients is a real differentiator.
Home to nearly one-third of the world’s population and some of its fastest-growing economies, with China set to become the world’s largest by 2030, Asia’s insurance markets are also changing and growing quickly. In fast-changing markets, success hinges on our people’s expertise and ability to consistently find the right solutions for clients across a range of large and complex risks. With offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei and Shanghai our ability to embrace this change bringing regional and international capacity together for clients has become a real differentiator.