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Latest News from the Nexus Group

Karen Morris Joins Nexus Group as Non-Executive Director

27/06/2018

The Nexus Group (Nexus) is delighted to announce that Karen Morris has joined the board as an independent Non-Executive Director of underwriting operations, effective immediately. An English barrister and international tax and corporate lawyer, Karen has a wealth of experience in (re)insurance growth and innovation strategy.

In recent years Karen has held long-term strategic consultancy roles for WR Berkley Inc and the Hyperion Group. Prior to that, Karen was Chief Innovation Officer at AIG Inc, and has also held the roles of International Underwriting Counsel and Head of Product and Service Development and SVP for Southern Europe at the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies.

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Millstream Underwriting Secures Lloyd’s Coverholder Status

23/05/2018

Millstream Underwriting, part of leading independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group, today announces that it has become an approved Lloyd’s Coverholder.

Mark Copsey, Development Manager, Millstream, said:

“We’re delighted to announce that Lloyd’s has approved Millstream Underwriting as a Coverholder, representing another important step forward in our continuing product diversification and growth.

This is great news for us, our clients and prospects, as it gives us added capacity and capabilities in our target markets. It’s also a reflection of the high quality of our team and the partners in our supply chain that deliver such an excellent service.”

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Nexus identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2018 report

17/05/2018

For the second year running, Nexus has been recognised in London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report.  The report, now in its fifth edition, is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.

To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.

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Millstream Creates Unique Caritas Insurance Package for International Charities

11/05/2018

Millstream Underwriting, part of leading independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group, today launches a unique product - named Caritas - that combines many of the lines of business the company underwrites into a specifically designed insurance package that addresses the distinctive needs of international charities and non-governmental organisations.

The Caritas policy offers charities Kidnap & Ransom, Personal Accident and Travel covers with optional limits, together with Crisis Management/Public Relations costs to manage publicity or press coverage following an insured event. 

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Nexus handed Sunday Times Profit Track 100 Accolade

12/04/2018

The Nexus Group is now part of a prestigious set of the fastest growing private companies in the UK across all sectors.

In accountancy firm BDO’s Profit Track 100 report, which was recently published in the Sunday Times, Nexus was placed 91st in a league table ranking Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits.

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Nexus Acquires Fast-Growing MGA Apsley Specialty

13/02/2018

Leading independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Apsley Specialty Limited, a registered and approved Lloyd's Coverholder.

Established in 2012, Apsley Specialty is a specialist Directors & Officers and Financial Institutions (“DOFI”) MGA headed up by James Lawrie. As part of the acquisition, James will join the board of Nexus Underwriting Limited and both brands will continue to operate as usual. Prior to founding Apsley James spent several years specialising in alternative investments at Towers Watson and Caliburn Capital, where he allocated multi-billion dollar portfolios across hundreds of hedge funds.

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Mike Sibthorpe bolsters Nexus Group management

17/01/2018

Leading independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group today announces that senior industry figure Mike Sibthorpe will join as Chief Executive Officer of Insurance and Reinsurance at Nexus Underwriting Management Limited, effective April 2018.

Mike, who was previously Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s, will also become a member of the Nexus Group board. 

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Charles Penruddocke joins Nexus Group Trade Credit MGAs as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

03/11/2017

Leading independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group today announces that Charles Penruddocke has joined as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Nexus CIFS Ltd and Equinox Global Ltd.

Most recently MS Amlin Bermuda’s Head of Specialty Lines and Global Product Lead, Charles has in excess of forty years of experience in underwriting and broking and has held successful leadership roles across four continents. Prior to MS Amlin, Charles was Head of Specialty and International Underwriting at Arch Re in Bermuda, and he has been a member of Lloyd’s since 1974.

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Nexus Acquires Specialist Trade Credit Broker Credit Risk Solutions

25/10/2017

Leading independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group today announces that it has acquired Credit Risk Solutions Ltd (CRS).

Established in 2003, CRS is a leading independent specialist Trade Credit broker operating from offices in Halifax, Manchester and Birmingham. CRS will continue to be led by its founding shareholders Mike Clark, Hayden Tennant and Lisa Humphries and will importantly remain an open market broker, independent of the underwriting operations of the Nexus Group. The deal will allow CRS to accelerate its growth via the acquisition of strategic targets in the regional broking market.

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We’ve moved

08/09/2017

On Friday 29th September the Nexus team moved to new premises:

52 - 56 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3A 2EB


Our phone numbers and email addresses remain unchanged. 

 

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Industry Awards

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

2018 - For the second year running Nexus have been identified in the London Stock Exchange Group's 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report.

The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK. www.1000companies.com

Sunday Times Profit Track 100

The Nexus Group is now part of a prestigious set of the fastest growing private companies in the UK across all sectors.

Inc. 5000 Europe

2018: Nexus has been identified in the Inc. 5000 Europe list of fastest growing companies in Europe.

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

2017: Nexus has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. www.1000companies.com

The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.

British Credit Awards

Nexus CIFS Ltd:
2018 - Finalists in the Credit Insurance Specialists of the Year
2017 - Highly commended, British Credit Awards
2016 - Finalist of the Institute of Credit Management, British Credit Awards
2015 - Winner of the Institute of Credit Management, British Credit Awards
2014 - Finalist of the Institute of Credit Management, British Credit Awards
2013 - Winner of the Institute of Credit Management, British Credit Awards

British Insurance Awards

Nexus Underwriting Management Limited:
2014 - Finalist for Underwriting Agency, British Insurance Awards
2013 - Finalist for Underwriting Agency, British Insurance Awards

Leading Advisor Award

2014 - Leading Advisor - Acquisition International

Commercial Insurance Awards

2014 - NUML shortlisted for Placement of the Year

Insurance Times Awards

2014 - Finalist for MGA of the Year, Insurance Times Awards
2013 - Finalist for MGA of the Year, Insurance Times Awards

London Market Awards

2013 - NUML shortlisted for London Market Awards

Insurance Insider Honours

2013 - Finalist for Insurance Insider Broker M&A Deal of Year for Nexus Group acquisition of Credit Indemnity & Financial Services (CIFS)


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