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13/04 2018 Mariners Conference

Tony Lovett and Yasmin Malik will be in San Francisco for the Board of Marine Underwriters 22nd biennial seminar. The Tamesis team will be available throughout the gathering and would be delighted to Read more

13/03 2018 Consolidation of AIG’s US capacity provision

For 2018 and onwards, Tamesis & AIG are streamlining their processes for capacity provision to Tamesis in the US. From 1st April 2018 Tamesis Americas will operate with a single capacity provider, Read more

20/02 2018 Tamesis at the Dubai World Insurance Congress

Simon Combe and Yasmin Malik will be in Dubai from 26 to 28 February attending the Dubai World Insurance Congress, being held at the Jumeriah Beach Hotel.  As always, we would be delighted to Read more

05/02 2018 Miami Reinsurance Week

Tony Lovett and Simon Combe will be in Miami from 11th February, attending the annual reinsurance gathering known as ‘Miami Week’.

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04/01 2018 Tamesis Underwriting Team update

Ian Jones, has decided to leave Tamesis and we wish him well and every success for his future.  We will be looking to enhance the underwriting team in due course. In the meantime, any Read more

19/12 2017 Tamesis Update

We wanted to note a couple of additions and a promotion within Tamesis.  We are delighted to welcome Rima Shah in charge of Operations and Yasmin Malik, to the underwriting team...

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19/12 2017 Tamesis/Tokio Marine Kiln Binder – Increase in Capacity

The programme capacity on Tamesis’ longest running binder has increased by 33.33% from $9m to $12m.  This has been achieved through the addition of Samsung Fire & Marine Ins Co of

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19/12 2017 2017 Tamesis Drinks Reception

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01/11 2017 Tamesis Dual's Drinks Reception

Tamesis DUAL's drinks reception in the Crypt, St Paul's Cathedral.

Where: The Crypt of St Paul's Cathedral

When: Thursday 23rd November - from 6.30pm

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14/09 2015 DUAL and the Hyperion Group sweep the boards at the Insurance Insider Honours Awards in London

DUAL and the Hyperion Group swept the board at last week’s Insurance Insider Honours Awards in London. Scooping three awards: the Group won MGA of the Year for DUAL; M&A Transaction of the Year for the merger between Hyperion and the R K Harrison Group; and Broking Initiative of the Year for Howden’s Cyber Academy.

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04/09 2015 DUAL M&A liability team open for business Frankfurt and London

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today that its Frankfurt and London-based M&A Liability team is open for business. Niki Demirbilek joins as Global Head of M&A Insurance supported by up to EUR/USD 50m of A-rated capacity from DUAL’s Global Partner. The team will focus on European business initially with ambitions to move into Asia Pacific and the US.

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24/07 2015 DUAL acquires Oliva Underwriting

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is today pleased to announce that it has acquired Oliva Underwriting (‘Oliva’), the UK-based MGA specialising in Property & Casualty, Contractor Trades and Marine Insurance.

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23/07 2015 DUAL Appoints Amanda Hayes to Latin America and Caribbean Team

DUAL strengthens its Latin America and Caribbean team with the appointment of Amanda Hayes

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group is today pleased to announce that it has appointed Amanda Hayes as Managing Director of Latin America and Caribbean Business Development.

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07/07 2015 DUAL appoints Angus Watson as new Chief Claims Officer

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is today pleased to announce that it has appointed Angus Watson as Global Chief Claims Officer, joining 1 September 2015.

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09/06 2015 DUAL launches M&A liability insurance operations in Frankfurt and London

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, today announces the launch of its Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) business, located in Frankfurt and London.

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09/06 2015 DUAL New Zealand Announces Managing Director

DUAL is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Beaton to the position of Managing Director.

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30/04 2015 Hyperion and RKH Group Announce Completion of Merger Agreement

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited (Hyperion) and R K Harrison Holdings Limited (RKH) are pleased to announce the completion of the merger of the two businesses.

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28/04 2015 DUAL Appoints Heiner Eickhoff as European Chairman

Manuel Wirtz and Annett Marschollek take over as joint managing directors of DUAL’S German operation.

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14/04 2015 DUAL Announces Launch of Netherlands Marine Operations

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the opening of its first Netherlands office. The Rotterdam office will initially write Marine and Energy lines with DUAL’s complete suite of products added over time. The underwriting team will be led by Harry Mulder, a leading figure in the Netherlands market.

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01/04 2015 DUAL Marine and Energy Announces CNA Hardy as Underwriting Partners

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is today pleased to announce that its global Marine and Energy business will start underwriting immediately supported by CNA Hardy’s Lloyd’s syndicate.

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10/03 2015 Talbir Bains Joins DUAL Group As Global Chief Underwriting Officer

Talbir Bains joins DUAL Group as Global Chief Underwriting Officer with responsibility for management of capital and carrier relations and maintaining underwriting control and governance.

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03/03 2015 Hyperion and RKH Group Announce Signing of Merger Agreement


Merger will create the world’s largest majority employee-owned insurance group.

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19/01 2015 Hyperion Insurance Group Limited announces today its financial results for the year ended 30 September 2014

Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, a leading international insurance intermediary group, announces today its financial results for the year ended 30 September 2014.

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09/12 2014 Tamesis at the Insurance Day Awards

Tony and the team at the Insurance Day London Market Awards

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16/11 2014 Rolls of Monmouth GC hosts third annual Tamesis DUAL Golf Day

Tamesis DUAL continues its tradition of holding their annual golf day at the Rolls of Monmouth GC in Wales. 

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20/11 2013 DUAL Welcomes AIG Europe Limited as Capacity Provider

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced that AIG Europe Limited will partner with them via the Tamesis DUAL specialty excess of loss reinsurance entity.  AIG Europe Limited joins DUAL’s existing capacity providers on 1st January 2014.

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04/11 2013 Tamesis DUAL's Trip to Monte Carlo

Tamesis DUAL attended the annual Reinsurance Conference in Monte Carlo in September.

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14/10 2013 Tamesis DUAL's Golf Day - October 2013

Tamesis DUAL hosted a successful and very enjoyable golf day at the Rolls of Monmouth golf course in Wales in October.

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06/09 2013 Tamesis DUAL Attends the Annual Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous

The Tamesis DUAL team had a successful and enjoyable week at the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous.

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08/07 2013 Sandown Race Day

Tamesis DUAL hosted another successful and very enjoyable day of racing on Ladies' Day at Sandown Race Course on Friday 5th July.

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20/02 2013 Arabella Davies models the latest in Tamesis babywear

Beautiful, nine-week-old, Arabella Davies, baby daughter of Jonathan Davies of Aon Benfield, is seen here modelling her Tamesis vest.

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04/02 2013 Tamesis DUAL golf trophy destroyed

Tamesis DUAL golf trophy destroyed

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24/11 2012 Tamesis DUAL shortlisted for London market award

Tamesis has been shortlisted for the ‘Insurance Initiative of the Year’ category of the London Market Awards.

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06/11 2012 Tamesis DUAL recruits Stephanie Hunt from Willis

Stephanie Hunt has joined the underwriting team at Tamesis DUAL.

Stephanie joined Tamesis DUAL as Underwriting Assistant in November 2012 with responsibility for underwriting across all lines. Prior to Tamesis, Stephanie worked as a reinsurance technician in the Marine Reinsurance department at Willis focusing on Central/Eastern Europe, Latin America and some of the global accounts. Before Willis she worked for NFU Mutual in a sales role and Willis in Ipswich for three years as an accounts controller.

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22/10 2012 Tamesis DUAL Golf Day

The inaugural Tamesis DUAL Golf Event  took place on the 4th & 5th of October 2012 at the excellent Rolls of Monmouth Golf Course, featuring four teams representing the hosts, AON Benfield, Guy Carpenter and Willis Re.

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24/07 2012 Tamesis DUAL Official Race Day Portrait

See the official group photograph from the Tamesis DUAL Sandown race day. A couple of the guests are hidden but they know who they are!

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12/07 2012 Tamesis DUAL Race Day 2012

Tamesis DUAL and guests enjoyed a superb day of racing on Ladies' Day at Sandown Park on Friday 6th July. Tony and Monique and their guests from the London reinsurance and insurance markets backed lots of winners, as you would expect, then celebrated over dinner at The Good Earth restaurant in Esher.

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05/07 2012 DUAL wins Underwriting Agency of the Year at British Insurance Awards

DUAL’s unique proposition – product innovation, growing markets, finding and retaining new customers and excellent service – was recognised at the British Insurance Awards last night with an award for Underwriting Agency of the Year 2012.

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21/11 2011 DUAL Launches Specialty Reinsurance Business

Specialist underwriting agency DUAL Corporate Risks has created Tamesis DUAL, a specialty excess of loss reinsurance business.

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