Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries, provides property, casualty, and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions to clients worldwide. Segments The company operates in three segments, including North American Insurance, Global Markets Insurance, and Reinsurance. North American Insurance segment This segment includes the company’s direct insurance operations in the United States, Bermuda, and Canada. This segment includes the direct insurance operations of Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd, an insurance and reinsurance company that writes business from its office in Bermuda; and Allied World Insurance Company, Allied World Assurance Company (U.S.) Inc., Allied World National Assurance Company, Allied World Specialty Insurance Company and Allied World Surplus Lines Insurance Company, which are authorized or eligible to write insurance on both a surplus lines and admitted basis throughout the United States. Within this segment, the company provides a range of specialty liability products, with a particular emphasis on coverages for healthcare and professional liability risks. Additionally, it offers a selection of direct general casualty insurance and general property insurance products. The company’s Bermuda operations underwrite primarily larger, Fortune 1000 casualty and property risks for clients domiciled in North America, while its operations in the United States and Canada generally write small- and middle-market, non-Fortune 1000 accounts domiciled in North America, including public entities, private companies, and non-profit organizations. The company’s underwriters are spread among its 12 offices in the United States, Bermuda and Canada. Products and Customer Base The company’s operations focus on insuring specialty liability risks, such as professional liability, environmental liability, product liability, healthcare liability and commercial general liability risks. The company offers professional liability products, including policies covering directors and officers, employment practices, fiduciary liability insurance, and mergers and acquisitions. It also offers errors and omissions liability policies designed for various service providers, including law firms, technology companies, insurance companies, insurance agents and brokers, and municipalities. In addition, it provides both primary and excess liability and other casualty coverages to the healthcare industry, including hospitals and hospital systems, managed care organizations, accountable care organizations and other medical service providers. With respect to general casualty products, the company provides both primary and excess capacity, and its focus is on complex liability risks in various industries, including construction, real estate, public entities, retailers, manufacturing, transportation, and finance and insurance services. The company also offers insurance to contractors and their employees working outside of the United States on contracts for agencies of the U.S. government or foreign operations of the U.S. companies. The company’s property insurance operations focus on direct coverage of physical property and business interruption coverage for commercial property risks, as well as inland marine business. The company writes solely commercial coverages and concentrates on primary risk layers of insurance (as opposed to excess layers). The company offers general property products from its underwriting platforms in North America and cover risks for retail chains, real estate, manufacturers, hotels and casinos, and municipalities. Global Markets Insurance segment This segment includes the company’s direct insurance operations outside of North America. This segment includes the direct insurance operations of Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd; Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) Limited, which writes business primarily originating from Dublin, Ireland, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe; Allied World Assurance Company, AG; and Allied World Managing Agency Limited, which is incorporated in the United Kingdom and is the managing agent of its Lloyd’s Syndicate 223
allied world assurance co (AWH:New York)
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