Watch the latest episode of BPL Pulse featuring Hugh Friel, Vice President, Structuring, Africa at Frontclear. He joins BPL Global Director Charlotte Hampshire to discuss the role of DFIs in enhancing the stability of money markets in emerging economies, and Frontclear’s approach to delivering support to these regions. We’ve spent a lot of time in-country, […]
BPL Global is the world’s leading broker specialising exclusively in credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) for multinational corporations, banks and financial institutions. Our greatest strength is the expertise and experience of our people, all of whom are committed to putting our clients’ needs first.
With over 40 years’ experience in credit and political risk insurance, Charles Berry is an acknowledged expert in our market and a regular speaker at industry events.
We work closely with clients to structure insurance programmes for those engaged in international trade, investment and lending. With the largest team in the market, an annual premium volume in 2022 of US$560 million, and a market share close to 20%, we are the leading broker in CPRI.
As well as being the broker of choice for clients, we believe that insurers also value the professionalism and breadth of experience we bring to each transaction.
We value our financial and operational independence very highly, and are owned exclusively by our employees. We are committed to maintaining that independence which brings continuity for our clients.
World Leading CPRI
With the largest broking team in the market, an annual premium volume in 2022 of US$560 million, and a market share close to 20%, we are the leading broker in CPRI.
From our beginnings in 1983 with four staff, we have grown to become the largest specialist broking team in the CPRI market. Many of our current employees joined BPL Global at the early stages of their careers.
BPL Global was founded in 1983 when the CPRI market was in its infancy. For 40 years, we have developed in-depth knowledge and expertise of our market and product, enabling us to provide market-leading advice and tailored insurance solutions.
Our market experience has been reinforced by the settlement of over 500 CPRI claims, collecting in excess of US$3 billion on behalf of our clients.
Today, we provide global services for our clients from our offices in London, Paris, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Geneva.
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BPL Global has committed to support charities WeSeeHope and Justice and Care for another three years BPL Global has been a proud supporter of WeSeeHope and Justice and Care for many years, and has renewed its investment in both organisations until at least 2025 in recognition of their vital work and the successful partnerships to […]
We are pleased to announce a number of changes to BPL Global’s senior management team as part of the latest steps in our succession plans and long-term commitment to remain an independent, employee-owned broker. Our two Managing Directors, James Esdaile and Sian Aspinall, move into new roles. James becomes Chairman, assuming the role from Charles […]
Discussions related to political violence may assume that coverage can be divided into one of two distinct categories: terrorism or war. This assumption can often lead to insufficient coverage especially in deteriorating geopolitical climates, highlights Zoe Towndrow, Practice Lead, Political Violence at BPL Global. Speaking on a recent ‘Tuesdays With Lloyd’s’ webcast, Towndrow says that […]
BPL Global was announced Lloyd’s and London Market Broking Team of the Year at the British Insurance Awards in July 2022. “A true specialist, BPL’s expertise and value to the Lloyd’s and London market underlined its credentials as the winner of Broking Team of the Year. From a commitment to developing markets in support of […]