XL Catlin Boosts Available Terrorism Insurance Limits in US
New York - April 19, 2017
To meet continued demand for terrorism insurance protection, XL Catlin raised its available terrorism insurance coverage limits to USD 250 million from USD 200 million, a 25 percent increase.According to Ben Tucker, Head of US terrorism and political violence insurance, “Terrorism events in every corner of the world are prompting businesses worldwide to take a hard look at the risk that terrorism poses to their property and operations. They are looking for higher levels of financial protection to meet increased terrorism concerns and with this increase, we’re better equipped to address more of their coverage needs.” XL Catlin’s standalone Terrorism insurance policy helps US businesses address potential insurance coverage gaps provided by the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA). XL Catlin’s terrorism insurance coverage includes:• Coverage for direct physical loss or damage and resulting business interruption;• Terrorism liability/general liability for bodily injury and/or physical damage resulting from an act of terrorism;• A broad definition of terrorism including coverage for acts perpetrated for political, religious and/or ideological purposes;• Options to add insurance for: -- Chemical, biological, radiological & nuclear (“CBRN”) events -- Active Assailant insurance events -- Threat of TerrorismXL Catlin also provides its standalone terrorism policyholders with access to our retained consultancy, S-RM, a global business intelligence, risk management and cyber security services firm, that provides tailored consultancy support for pre-loss planning and post-loss business continuity services.# # #About XL Catlin Insurance OperationsXL Catlin insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL Catlin as their partner. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.About XL CatlinXL Catlin is the global brand used by XL Group ltd.’s (NYSE:XL) insurance and reinsurance companies which provide property, casualty, professional and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.
Christine WeirskyCommunication Director, North America