Press Release - Antares launches Property D&F business
Antares Lloyd’s Syndicate 1274 is pleased to announce the launch of its Property Direct & Facultative division with the appointments of Will Curtis and Gary Clark as Property Underwriters. Will and Gary will begin underwriting immediately, reporting to Kieran Oliver, Non Marine Underwriting Manager.
Will brings nearly a decade of experience in the Lloyd’s insurance market to his new role. He joins from ANV Syndicate 5820 where he underwrote a diverse portfolio of open market property business. He began his underwriting career at Liberty Syndicates. Gary also joins Antares from ANV Syndicate 5820 where he served as Binding Authorities Underwriter in the Global Property Division.
Joe Battle, Active Underwriter at Antares said,
“We have identified a number of opportunities within the D&F market which, when combined with those afforded to us through our QIC ownership with its significant portfolio of property risks in the Gulf region, have made this sector particularly attractive. Leveraging these opportunities depended on recruiting a team with the underwriting expertise and discipline to navigate the current conditions, combined with an entrepreneurial focus and track record to build a leading book of business. I am confident that with Will and Gary joining us and with further appointments in the pipeline, we have secured the underwriting talent that will allow us to quickly realise our significant ambitions in this class by offering our clients and their broking partners a leading and relevant proposition”.