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    We are a specialist insurer with three decades of experience in providing clients with the highest standards of underwriting and claims service worldwide. All our insurance businesses are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

    Beazley is a proud participant in the Lloyd's market, the largest and oldest insurance market in the world. Through the Lloyd's broker network and the market's trading licenses, we are able to access a wide range of insurance and reinsurance businesses from around the world.

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    Our people and culture

    We've always had a different approach to insurance. We expect exceptional. We're driven by entrepreneurial spirit and we work in a flat, open and collaborative environment. Our people think differently, share ideas, anticipate problems and act decisively, bringing our clients the benefit of foresight.

    Management team

    Our management team is made up of people who are experts in their respective disciplines, supporting the creation of a strong, well diversified business.

    Responsible business

    We want to use our expertise, influence and passion as a force for good in our local communities and the wider world.

    From designing products that do good for society to volunteering in our local communities - we are passionate about being a responsible business.

    Our history

    Beazley Group began life in 1986 as Beazley, Furlonge & Hiscox, which was bought out by Andrew Beazley and Nicholas Furlonge in 1992. Since then the company has grown steadily in terms of the risks we cover, the clients we serve and our geographic reach. Beazley today is a mature insurance business with a well diversified portfolio.

    Began trading at the 'old' 1958 Lloyd's building in 1986

    Beazley Furlonge & Hiscox established and takes over managing Syndicate: 623

    Specialty lines and treaty accounts started

    UK windstorms $3.5bn

    European storms $10bn

    Commercial property account started

    US hurricane Andrew $17bn

    UK Bishopsgate explosion $750m

    Corporate capital introduced to Lloyd's

    US Northridge earthquake $12.5bn

    Lloyd's Reconstruction and Renewal introduced

    APUA, based in Hong Kong, forms a strategic partnership with Beazley Furlonge

    Lloyd's Reconstruction and and Renewal concluded

    Recall, contingency and political risks accounts started

    Marine account started

    European storms $12bn

    Management buyout of minority shareholders

    EPL and UK PI accounts started

    US 9/11 terrorist attack $20.3bn

    Flotation raised £150m to set up Beazley Group plc

    D&O healthcare, energy, cargo and specie accounts started

    SARS outbreak in Asia $3.5bn

    Construction & engineering account started

    Beazley MGA started in the US

    Beazley acquires Omaha P&C and renames it Beazley Insurance Company, Inc. (BICI)

    US hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma $101bn

    Beazley in Hong Kong takes full ownership of APUA and renames it Beazley Limited

    Expansion of construction & engineering team into Singapore

    Beazley opens new office in Paris

    Beazley opens new office in Munich

    Political risks & contingency/ Accident & life group formed as new division

    Acquisition of Momentum Underwriting Management

    Acquisition of First State Management Group, Inc., a US underwriting manager focusing on surplus lines commercial property business

    Beazley plc becomes the new holding company for the group, incorporated in Jersey and tax resident in Ireland

    Beazley Re dac established to underwrite reinsurance business from Dublin

    Andrew Beazley, co-founder of Beazley Group and chief executive until September 2008, dies at the age of 57

    Beazley opens new office in Oslo

    Special purpose syndicate 6107 formed to grow reinsurance business

    Deepwater Horizon explosion triggers biggest oil spill in history

    Launch of the Andrew Beazley Broker Academy

    Nick Furlonge, co-founder, retires as an executive member but becomes a non-executive of Beazley Furlonge Limited

    Beazley remains profitable in worst year ever for insured natural catastrophe losses

    Political risks & contingency expands into French market

    Superstorm Sandy $25-30bn

    New offices launched in Miami and Rio to service growing markets in Latin and South America.

    Beazley Flight - comprehensive emergency evacuation - cover launched

    Beazley data breach cover extended in Europe. 1,000th breach managed

    Middle East office opened to access local political risk and violence, terrorism, trade credit and contingency business

    Space and satellite insurance account started

    Locally underwritten US business grows 19% to $537.0m

    Entered into a reinsurance agreement with Korean Re

    US underwritten premium grows by 21%

    Beazley welcomes its 1,000th employee globally

    Partnered with Munich Re to offer expanded cyber cover of up to $100m

    Acquired Leviathan and the Marketform team

    Entered five year partnership with the Design Museum to showcase breakthrough designs from around the world

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