The world's market leader for kidnap and ransom insurance
Our market leading insurance protects against kidnap, hijack, illegal detention, bodily injury and against all forms of extortion including threats to kill, injure, abduct or to damage property.
We currently underwrite more than half of the industry’s kidnap and ransom insurance premium with clients including:
- Multinational companies of all sizes operating in high risk regions of the world
- Charities and NGOs
- Security companies
- Shipping companies
- Key executives working in commercially sensitive positions
In partnership with Control Risks
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
No ordinary claims service
We are proud of our claims reputation and experience. Hiscox has settled over 3500 claims since we began writing kidnap and ransom insurance without ever facing litigation or arbitration.