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Probitas 1492 is a Lloyd’s underwriting syndicate specialising in property, construction and casualty insurance and reinsurance solutions.

Landing in Local Markets

Although I’ve worked in the International Property market for 18 years, this was my first trip to Mexico City. With a Latin American hub, we’ve been gaining an insight to the local market environment...

Reflections on the Probitas Journey

As a new syndicate, in only our third full year of trading, we are pleased to be on track to deliver an above average underwriting result, especially against the backdrop of...

Trouble on the High Street

The high street has been under constant attack for well over a decade. It seems we can’t go a week without reading press reports on the death of the high street...

Is it just #MeToo?

High profile sexual misconduct allegations are having an effect on the world of D&O Insurance. And, opening up many a can of worms in the process...

Bigger isn’t always better

We’re led to believe that as a general rule, bigger is always better, but over my years in the international insurance and reinsurance business I’ve come to realise that isn’t necessarily so...

Relishing the Complexities

The UK property market is a homogeneous place. Everyone is doing the same thing, so the only way to stand out is to provide something that is just that little bit better. How do you do that with underwriting?..

Emerging Opportunities

Uncovering opportunities in emerging markets, particularly where Lloyd’s is underweight, can seem like a powerful source of revenue...