MGAA Annual Sponsors

Gold - ERGO

“To insure is to understand”

ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe.  Worldwide, we are represented in more than 30 countries, focusing on Europe and Asia.  ERGO offers a broad range of insurance policies and services which are consistently aligned to meet customers’ needs.  In its home market of Germany, ERGO ranks among the leading providers across all segments of the insurance industry.

ERGO UK’s unique selling proposition is that our entire portfolio is MGA business. ERGO UK aims to be a credible, consistent risk carrier providing continuous relationships with chosen MGA partners, underwriting for technical profitability.  As a member and sponsor of the MGAA, ERGO UK takes an active part in the UK MGA community.

ERGO is part of Munich Re, one of the world’s leading reinsurers and risk carriers.

For further information about products and services in the UK and Ireland, visit our UK website


Gold -Tokio Marine Kiln

Tokio Marine Kiln is a forward-thinking international underwriting business. As part of one of the world’s largest insurance groups, Tokio Marine, we empower our people to protect customers against complex and ever-changing risks. We have four underwriting teams focused on: Property & Casualty; Marine, Aviation & Special Risks; Accident, Contingency & Equine; and Reinsurance.

Tokio Marine Kiln benefits from exceptional financial strength with Standard & Poor’s ratings of A+. For more information, visit

Silver - BLM Law

As a founding member of the MGAA, BLM is proud to once again be supporting the MGAA Conference. For many years, BLM has provided expert claims management, dispute resolution and litigation services together with regulatory advice and thought leadership to MGAs. We combine an unrivalled knowledge of the insurance market in the UK and Ireland with over 20 years’ experience to advise MGAs, capacity providers, coverholders and brokers across a range of insurance matters.
BLM recognises that the MGA market continues to evolve - many MGAs now multi-classed and enjoying increased capacity not seen previously. We have the expertise to provide guidance on the complexities and pitfalls that can arise from such growth. Our specialists regularly advise on emerging risks and important issues such as the impact of the Insurance Act, the discount rate changes and reserving, cyber risk and fraud.

Bronze - Arch Insurance

Arch Insurance International is part of the Arch Capital Group Ltd. (“ACGL”) group of companies.  ACGL, a Bermuda-based company provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. ACGL is listed on the U.S. NASDAQ stock exchange.

Through independent brokers, Arch Insurance International provides specialised property and liability insurance solutions to a wide range of global industrial, commercial companies and financial institutions from our network of offices. Arch Insurance International includes operations in Europe, Bermuda and Australia.  

Why Us?

  • Strong capital base.
  • Outstanding financial performance.
  • Access to dedicated underwriting teams through our network of offices.
  • Company and Lloyd’s Syndicate Underwriting platforms.
  • Flexible with a “can do” attitude.
  • First-class claims service.
  • Experienced in-house delegated authorities team.

Claims Commitment


Arch Insurance is committed to providing a first class claims service.  Claims are managed in
an efficient, timely and prudent manner.

Our Team

Our claims team has a breadth of experience over multiple business lines and in-depth technical expertise. We are large and experienced enough to handle substantial catastrophe losses but equally small enough to provide a personal touch to SME clients.

Product Offering

  • Accident & Health
  • Casualty
  • Commercial Combined
  • Credit & Political Risk
  • Cyber
  • Energy
  • Executive Assurance
  • Fine Art & Specie
  • Household
  • Marine Hull & War
  • Marine Liability
  • Motor
  • Professional Liability
  • Property
  • Terrorism, Political Violence & War
  • Travel
  • Warranty & Indemnity

Financial Strength Ratings

With strong ratings for financial strength from our credit rating agencies, Arch Insurance International represents a stable alternative for brokers and customers seeking fresh capacity.

Arch Insurance (UK) Limited ratings as at March 31, 2019
A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch           A+

Arch Insurance (EU) dac ratings as at March 31, 2019
Standard & Poor’s                                                           A

For more information about Arch Insurance International, please visit or contact
Bill O’Malley – SVP, Business Development and Broker Management at

Bronze -Connexus Group

The Connexus Group has grown significantly in recent years, but we have never lost our attention to detail and we retain an ability to keep our clients at the forefront of all our processes in a transparent and cost-effective way.

We provide high-quality services 24/7 to our diverse client base, which includes:

  • Insurance Companies

  • Managing General Agents

  • Insurance Brokers

  • Fleet Managers

  • Motor Manufacturers

We are Lloyd’s Coverholders and approved as a third party administrator to provide claims handling and FNOL services in the EL, PL, Property, Casualty, Motor and Household space, as well as ancillary products which are fully supported online with compliance and sales supports.

  • Claims Handling

  • Digital Support

  • Ancillary Insurance Products

  • Legal Services

  • Policy Administration

  • Supplier Management

  • Medical Rehabilitation Services

  • Engineering

  • Mobility Solutions

Over the past 25 years, we have built integrated and holistic services that complement the journey of our clients.

We are not afraid of change and this is demonstrated by how we have fully embraced the digital age. At the same time, we know that giving clients a tailored, reliable and flexible service is something that will always be highly valued.

The ability to manage the provision of all our additional services works together to provide a more cost-effective solution for our clients and a superior journey for their customers.

We have been delivering and refining these services since 1996.

For more information on our services, please visit or contact:

Ken Specter, Managing Director

Chris Edwards, Business Operations Manager

Danny Buxton, Business Development Manager

Catherine Bisbey, Head of Underwriting