Rokstone Construction Risk Underwriters (Rokstone CRU), part of Rokstone, the Aventum Group’s international (Re)insurance MGA, has today announced the launch of an Owners’ Interest insurance program for the US market.
Rokstone CRU specializes in Casualty and Builders’ Risk insurance for large complex construction projects. The MGU has secured capacity on a non-admitted basis nationwide with Sutton Specialty Insurance Company, rated A- VIII (Stable) (A.M. Best).
Rokstone is one of the world’s largest MGAs, with offices in the UK, Europe, USA, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. It is a leading specialist MGA serving the needs of international (re)insurance brokers in specialty lines business. It currently underwrites USD750m GWP in several specialty lines including Marine, Aviation, Terrorism & Political Violence, Direct & Facultative Property, Treaty Property, Construction & Engineering and Liability.
This new offering delivers brokers and their clients with vital coverage in an area with very limited capacity. Rokstone CRU’s focus on technology, deep underwriting expertise and claims knowledge in this space, results in comprehensive cover from knowledgeable underwriters with a fast and efficient service that is results oriented.
Mike Simone, President of Rokstone CRU, comments: “We are wholly focussed on leveraging our knowledge and expertise to find solutions and deploy programs for large complex projects in response to strong broker and client demand. We are excited about our new partnership with Sutton Speciality Insurance and are pleased to have secured this valuable product for our clients. Rokstone is a construction centric MGU that continues to outperform the market thanks to its expertise, service, and disciplined underwriting.”
Richard Isgard, Head of Claims & Partner at Rokstone CRU, comments: “We are excited to provide our clients with this latest addition to our portfolio. Importantly, we take a collaborative approach at Rokstone –so that should a claim arise we have a deeper understanding to provide the optimal claims experience for the client with a dedicated in-house claims team specialising in complex construction claims.”
Shane Haverstick, CEO of Sutton National, comments: “We have great confidence in Rokstone. It is an impressive MGU that sets the bar high in the way the group underwrites difficult markets. Its strong data led actuarial underwriting approach is best in class and its people are extremely knowledgeable and talented. We’re delighted to partner with Rokstone on this program and we look forward to growing our relationship with them further.”