13 November 2015News

Endurance teams up with W Brown Associates

Bermuda-based Endurance has teamed up with W Brown Associates, an aviation managing general underwriter (MGU).

The exclusive joint underwriting agreement will provide general liability and property coverages for a range of general aviation risks across the US market.

Founded in 1987, W Brown Associates provides hull and liability coverage as well as general liability coverage for ground based risks such as fixed base operators, airport owners and aircraft manufacturers and distributors.

Jack Kuhn, chief executive officer (CEO) of global insurance at Endurance, said: "W Brown Associates is one of the country's most highly regarded writers of general aviation risk with a proven track record over their approximately 30 year history in this business.

“Their range of general aviation products complements Endurance's broad specialty capabilities, further diversifying our global insurance portfolio."

Scott Brown, president and CEO of W Brown Associates, said: "We believe that a partnership with Endurance is an excellent opportunity for us to team with a company which shares our strong commitment to customer service and values our deep product expertise.

“We look forward to this exclusive and long term relationship with Endurance, backed by their excellent financial strength and ratings."

Doug Worman, CEO of US insurance for Endurance, added: "W Brown's targeted products and wide national distribution network enables us to further scale our US insurance business, with ready access to strong underwriting and claims capabilities in an attractive growth market."