About Us

Our Shareholder

Qatar Insurance Company SAQ (QIC) formally acquired Antares in June 2014.

QIC is a publicly listed composite insurer with a consistent performance history of over 50 years and an underwriting footprint across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Founded in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC & MENA region.

QIC is one of the highest rated insurers in the Gulf region with a rating of “A/Stable” from Standard & Poor’s and “A/Excellent” from A.M. Best.

In terms of profitability and market capitalisation, QIC is also the largest insurance company in the MENA region. It is listed on the Qatar Exchange and had a market capitalisation in excess of US$ 3.4 billion (as at 2/06/2014).

  • An Internationally Recognised Lead Market
  • A Fundamental Understanding Of Our Clients' Business
  • Close Contact Through Site Visits
  • Underwriting From Lloyd's Gallery One And Our Underwriting Room In Lime Street, EC3
  • Accident and Health

    Accident and Health

    The Accident and Health Team are specialist, multinational insurers and reinsurers in the best tradition of Lloyd’s…

  • Aviation

    Aviation

    The Aviation Team adds value to this highly technical class through our detailed understanding of the risks and portfolio we cover...

  • Cargo

    Cargo

    The Cargo Team write a core portfolio of facultative cargo from across the world with an emphasis on petrochemicals, commodities…

  • Casualty Treaty

    Casualty Treaty

    Our Casualty Treaty division is a quoting market across the spectrum of liability classes…

  • Claims

    Claims

    The Claims Team is responsible for handling claims for Syndicate 1274 Marine, Aviation, Property, Casualty and Terrorism...

  • Financial Institutions

    Financial Institutions

    The Banks and Financial Institutions team underwrites a diverse book of business...

  • Marine Energy

    Marine Energy

    The energy team uses technical expertise and underwriting experience to manage a balanced portfolio throughout the cycle...

  • Marine Excess of Loss

    Marine Excess of Loss

    The Marine Excess of Loss account has achieved significant growth since it was originally established in 2000...

  • Marine Hull

    Marine Hull

    The Marine Hull Team is a strong market leader with the principal focus of the portfolio on modern ocean-going vessels...

  • Political and Financial Risks

    Political and Financial Risks

    We offer significant capacity in this specialised class and have highly capable people with market-leading experience...

  • Professional Indemnity

    Professional Indemnity

    The Professional Indemnity department benefits from an experienced and well respected International Underwriting...

  • Property Direct and Facultative

    Property Direct and Facultative

    Our Property account has a global scope and covers both Open market and Binders...

  • Property Excess of Loss

    Property Excess of Loss

    Our Property Treaty account is comprised primarily of catastrophe and risk excess of loss business...

  • Specie

    Specie

    The Specie Team encompasses all areas of Fine Art, Cash in Transit, Jewellers Block and General Specie…

  • Terrorism

    Terrorism

    The Antares Terrorism Account was established in 2010. We offer Insurance and Reinsurance in a broad range of territories...