The coverholder model is a proven and successful way of placing business with Lloyd’s. Clients of coverholders get access to Lloyd’s specialist underwriting expertise, stability and capital strength.


A coverholder is a company authorised to enter into contracts of insurance on behalf of one or more Lloyd’s syndicates. There are about 2,500 approved Lloyd’s coverholders throughout the world. They are known as managing general agents in the USA and as underwriting agents or multi-agents in Europe.

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