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Highly regarded for the quality and experience of its specialist teams, Besso works primarily with overseas brokers and intermediaries, and is particularly noted for handling complex and unusual risks.

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Lloyd’s Brexit Transfer

Jul 14, 2020  |   

Lloyd’s is proposing to transfer certain EEA insurance policies to Lloyd’s Brussels. The proposed transfer will not change terms and conditions of any policy, except that...

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David Merry appointed head of Besso Re

Feb 11, 2020  |   

Besso Insurance Group, the London headquartered Lloyd’s insurance broker, today announced the appointment of David Merry as head of Besso Re. Merry has around 35 years’ experience as...

BGC Partners acquires Besso

Jan 04, 2017  |   Latest News

We are pleased to announce the successful sale of Besso to BGC Partners subject to regulator approval.  BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and...

Tony Taylor presents at the International Fine Art & Specie Conference

Oct 25, 2016  |   Latest News

Congratulations to Tony Taylor on his presentation at the International Fine Art & Specie Conference in Greece.  Tony made a presentation to over 250 people which was very well received,...

Gareth Stoppani being selected to represent Jamaica

Oct 11, 2016  |   Latest News

Congratulations to Gareth Stoppani on being selected to represent Jamaica in the Rugby Americas North Seven-A-Side Tournament.

Besso Secures Significant Funding to Drive Growth

Dec 23, 2015  |   Latest News

Besso Limited, the independent top 20 Lloyd’s broker, is pleased to announce that it has secured funding from Clydesdale Bank to support the Company’s continued growth strategy. ...

Besso announces new board

Jun 18, 2015  |   Latest News

Besso Limited, the independent top 20 Lloyd’s broker, is re-structuring its board. From 1 July and subject to regulatory approval, Rob Dowman and Russ Nichols will become Joint Chief Executives. ...

Besso Insurance Group expands into Dubai

May 20, 2015  |   Latest News

Besso Insurance Group, the independent top 20 Lloyd’s broker, is in the process of obtaining permissions to establish a reinsurance broking and Managing General Agency in the Dubai International...

Besso sponsor the Lloyds Rugby 7’s

Mar 26, 2015  |   Latest News

Besso Insurance Group is proud to sponsor the Lloyds Rugby 7's where teams enter from the Lloyds underwriting and broking community .  This event is held on Thursday 2...

Besso Limited re FCA

Mar 19, 2015  |   Latest News

19th March 2014:  Besso Limited today confirms that it has reached a £315,000 settlement with the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) following the FCA’s decision to issue...

Senior appointments at Besso Insurance Group

Mar 04, 2015  |   Latest News

Besso Insurance Group, the top 20 independent Lloyd’s broker, has today announced a number of senior appointments to the Group Management Board and to Besso Limited, positioning it for...

Besso Insurance Group opens office in Brazil

Jun 30, 2014  |   Latest News

Besso Insurance Group, the independent top 20 Lloyd’s broker, has today announced that it has received the appropriate licenses to begin trading in its newly opened office in Brazil. ...

Besso appoints Samantha Hovey as Chief Financial Officer

Feb 19, 2014  |   Latest News

Besso Insurance Group, the independent top 20 Lloyd’s broker, has today announced the appointment of Samantha Hovey as Chief Financial Officer. Hovey joins Besso from Cooper Gay & Company...