Allied World Europe Launches Corporate Property Line of Business

Sep 25, 2012, 10:30 ET from Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG

ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Allied World Europe has officially launched its Corporate Property line of business. The unit will target a broad range of European domiciled companies writing lead, co-insured and layered programmes. Richard Nathan, Vice President, European Corporate Property Manager, will oversee the line of business from Allied World's London office. 

Andy Brooks, Vice President, International Property, commented, "Allied World has underwritten International Property in the London Market since 2002. We are now expanding our capability to meet the needs of the corporate sector in Europe as either a lead insurer or a co-insurer for companies who are looking for a strategically aligned carrier.  Risk management and loss control services are key elements to our underwriting approach and we look forward to working with new and existing clients and brokers to customise risk transfer solutions tailored to meet their continually evolving needs."

Frank D'Orazio, President, Bermuda and International Insurance, commented, "Expanding our European portfolio is a priority for Allied World.  With offices in London, Dublin and Zug, as well as our Lloyd's Syndicate, Syndicate 2232, Allied World is well positioned to service the evolving needs of our clients and distribution partners. I look forward to working with both Richard and Andy to expand our European property presence."

For more information about the new European Corporate Property Division, please contact Richard Nathan at

About Allied World Assurance Company Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions, offering superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and Fitch. Please visit for further information on Allied World.

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