XL Catlin insures this year’s Parcours Saint Germain exhibition in Paris
Paris, France - May 29, 2017
XL Catlin today announced that it is the insurer of the 17th Parcours Saint Germain des Prés exhibition. XL Catlin’s Fine Art & Specie team designed a “door-to-door” insurance policy to cover the featured artwork against damage or theft during the exhibition, but also while in transit between the artists’ workshops and galleries to the exhibition venues.Launched in 2000, the Parcours Saint Germain des Prés exhibition is a private initiative supported by the city of Paris and the Town Hall of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. As part of the event, contemporary art pieces are installed throughout key landmark locations in the neighbourhood of Saint Germain des Prés: boutiques, cafés, hotels and restaurants, squares and parks. The 2017 edition, titled Fragments d’un voyage immobile, will take place from the 8th to the 18th of June.Tania Bensoussan-Arthur, Underwriting Manager, Specialty & Fine Art & Specie, at XL Catlin, explained: “Because of the variety of artists and artwork featured and the type of venue, we had to come up with a solution that is truly tailor made to match the needs of the client ”.Bruno Laval, Regional Manager, France & Southern Europe – Insurance, XL Catlin, added: “We are delighted to be an operational partner of the Parcours Saint Germain, a prestigious art event which values the same things we do – modernity, innovation and cultivating talent.”In France, XL Catlin is in the top three insurers of fine art and the largest in terms of capacity. The Fine Art & Specie team offer solutions for art professionals and large corporate and private collectors.About XL Catlin’s 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.