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About us

Hiscox, headquartered in Bermuda, is an international specialist insurer, underwriting a diverse range of personal and commercial insurance risks.


We have a long history and expertise in providing specialist home insurance cover for homes and their contents, valuables and collections. In fact, we provide home insurance cover for thousands of homes in the UK.


We also provide extensive business insurance, finely tailored to the needs of over 180,000 SMEs, professionals and consultants in the UK. We design profession-specific policies, that you can tailor to suit your clients' needs.


Hiscox London Market underwrites international businesses, via the Lloyd’s insurance market, and specialist retail business from around the world. Our expertise and specialism extends as far as insuring inter-planetary probes and observation satellites. For more information on how we use our expertise and specialism, please visit Hiscoxlondonmarket.com.


Claims service is at the heart of our business and our claims philosophy is that superior claims handling should be based on fairness and common sense. Who we insure remains just as important as what we insure. We don’t behave like a typical insurance company and we remain committed to providing an extraordinary quality of service.

 

 

Further information


If you’re looking for careers, investor, media or press information please visit our corporate site Hiscoxgroup.com.

 

 

Financial Strength


The Hiscox businesses are rated 'A' by A.M. Best, Standard & Poor's and Fitch.


Hiscox London Market

Hiscox Syndicate 33 has an A (Excellent) Syndicate rating from A.M. Best. It also benefits from Lloyd's own ratings, A (excellent) from A.M. Best, A+ (Strong) from Standard & Poor's and A+ (Strong) from Fitch.


Hiscox International

Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best and an A (Strong) rating from Fitch. Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey) Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best and an A (Strong) rating from Fitch. Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best.


Hiscox UK and Europe

Hiscox Insurance Company Limited has an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best, an A (Strong) rating from Standard & Poor's and an A (Strong) rating from Fitch.