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Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey)

We offer a range of crisis management solutions outside of Lloyd’s of London for both corporate and private clients including kidnap and ransom insurance through to insurance for fine art collections and classic cars. These policies are underwritten by Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey) Limited.

The world’s market leader for kidnap and ransom insurance, in partnership with Control Risks

We cover individuals and companies against a wide range of security threats including threats to kill, injure, abduct or to damage property; illegal detention; and hijack. 

A Hiscox kidnap and ransom insurance policy provides our clients with exclusive access to leading global risk consultancy – Control Risks. Employing 19 full time response consultants and 49 trained ‘hand holders’ across 36 international offices (more than any other provider), Control Risks will deliver a rapid response to incidents occurring anywhere in the world.

Services provided by Control Risks include:

  • Threat assessment and kidnap negotiation advice
  • Executive protection
  • Personal and mobile security review
  • Law enforcement government liaison services
  • Business continuity and workforce support

A long history of providing specialist insurance cover for high net worth

We also specialise in providing discreet, bespoke insurance cover for the luxury assets of high net worth individuals – anywhere in the world. Our highly confidential service provides coverage globally for fine art, property, cars, valuables, and collectables.

No ordinary claims service

We are proud of our claims reputation and experience. If you’re unfortunate enough to have to make a claim, we'll be looking for reasons to pay it quickly rather than for excuses to delay. Hiscox has settled over 3500 claims from the largest of corporations through to small business families since we began writing kidnap and ransom insurance without ever facing litigation or arbitration.

Strong financial performance

A.M. Best has awarded Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey) Limited a financial strength rating of A (Excellent) based on Hiscox Guernsey’s ‘excellent risk-adjusted capitalisation, consistently strong financial performance and strong business profile for the specialist classes written’. It also has an A (Strong) rating from Fitch.

For more information on our products underwritten through Hiscox Insurance Company (Guernsey) please contact [email protected]