BPL Global is proud to announce its support of Insulate Ukraine. The project seeks to temporarily restore bullet- and bomb-damaged buildings in towns and villages across war-torn Ukraine with specially designed plastic windows, allowing for uninhabitable homes to become liveable again. BPL Global’s partnership with Insulate Ukraine has so far improved the lives of over […]
Our clients include many of the world’s leading banks and financial institutions, commodity traders, exporters and corporate investors. Each has different insurance requirements in relation to their lending, investment and trading activities and we have developed products tailored to meet these requirements.
We work with many leading financial institutions, assisting them in all aspects of their lending activities, and have led the way in developing specialty credit insurance products that provide protection against obligor default while also qualifying for regulatory capital relief.
We represent some of the largest commodity traders across energy, metals and soft commodities, and support all aspects of their activities. Many of our relationships span more than 25 years, giving us unrivalled insight into the sector. We have the resource and capacity to service clients’ high-volume, time-critical business needs.
From our origins, we have acted for some of the world’s largest exporters. Today, we represent some of the largest engineering, manufacturing and construction companies operating worldwide. We have a wealth of experience in adapting policies to respond to the specific terms and conditions of complex export contracts.
We continue to lead the way in developing insurance products for corporate investors which mitigate the full range of political risks facing investors and their assets worldwide. We have the technical expertise needed for these complex and multi-peril placements.
World Leading Clients
Our clients include many of the world’s leading banks and financial institutions, commodity traders, exporters and corporate investors.
Since our establishment, we have collected over 490 claims for clients worth in excess of US$2.8bn and arising from losses occurring in over 90 countries.
Why work with us
As an independent broker, we always put our clients’ interests first. We pride ourselves on providing the highest levels of service and our people are many of the most experienced practitioners in the CPRI market.
Drawing on our strong technical expertise and access to a wide network of insurers, we can exploit the competitive dynamics of the insurance market to secure the right coverage at the best price for our clients.
Our products are validated by ensuring that claims are paid in full and on time, and this underpins every aspect of our client servicing. Since BPL Global’s establishment in 1983, we have settled over US$2.8 billion of claims for our clients.
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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’s James Cook and Jonny Carruthers joined Özlem Özüner from Allianz Trade for a new edition of the LIBF Centre for Digital Banking & Finance Trade Finance podcast series. The discussion focuses on the history and future of Trade Credit Insurance, provides insights into technological advancements and embedded finance, and delves into e-commerce innovations.. […]
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 […]