Now that just over two months have passed since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, we have produced an analysis of how the crisis is affecting credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) and the response of our market thus far. Read it here.
The human consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are all too clear. The full economic impact of the various government lockdowns in place around the world are yet to emerge. However, even at this stage it is certain that the impact on the global economy will be massive: probably beyond any of our experiences. The impact […]
BPL Global has today published its annual Market Insight report revealing that the oil, mining, metals and extractive industries continue to make up the largest proportion of demand for CPRI coverage. Around a third of all BPL Global’s 2019 enquiries related to these sectors – of which around half were bank-financed deals. Commenting on the […]
BPL Global has today announced the appointment of Anna Morgan as its new Legal Director to support and advise on legal matters across all product lines and client bases. Anna will work closely with the claims department, as well as advising on regulatory matters and policy wordings. A qualified lawyer, with a background in finance […]
BPL Global has opened a UK Branch of its French subsidiary, Berry Palmer & Lyle SAS, to service its existing European Economic Area (EEA) business and be fully ready for Brexit, whatever final form it takes. Based in Paris, Berry Palmer & Lyle SAS has been serving the needs of French banking, exporter and corporate […]
BPL Global’s Chairman, Charles Berry, has been appointed as the President of the Insurance Institute of London (IIL). Berry, who succeeds Nicolas Aubert, CEO, Willis Towers Watson GB, will serve in office for the 2019-20 term alongside new Deputy President Anthony Baldwin, CEO and Board Director, AIG UK. Delivering his first presidential address at the […]
BPL Global, the leading credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has today announced the appointment of Gregory King-Underwood as Director and Head of Global Reinsurance and Portfolio Solutions. A former barrister, King-Underwood moved to Guy Carpenter in 2012 where he latterly headed up the reinsurance broker’s trade credit, political risk, and surety and bond […]
In an exclusive interview with INTO AFRICA, BPL Global Directors, George Bellord and Sam Evans, discuss the impact that the current global political and economic climate is having on the demand for trade credit insurance. The credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) market is well known for its adaptability and being quick off the mark […]