NYA – Global Kidnap for Ransom Update – February 2016


Please click here to access NYA’s Global Kidnap Report – February 2016:

      • Three US Nationals released after a month of captivity in Iraq.
      • Columbia continues to see Kidnap & Ransom incidents.
      • Five Red Cross Workers kidnapped and then released in Afghanistan.

Source:  www.nyainternational.com



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Markham welcomes New Head of Markham Special Risks MSR Division

MSR are pleased to announce their appointment of Gabriella Suarez as the new Head of Markham Special Risks.  She joins an experienced, multi lingual team which currently serves over 200 brokers both within the UK and internationally

Since its launch in 2013, the MSR division has gone from strength to strength.  It has built strong working relationships with brokers and works in partnership with AIG as its selected insurer.  MSR now controls premiums of over £5 million. The specialist products accessible to our brokers include;

          • Corporate Kidnap & Ransom Cover (KRE).
          • Private Clients Crisis Cover.
          • Travel & PA Cover.

Gabriella comes to MSR with a wealth of experience as both broker and underwriter in this specialist field.  Having spent ten years at Willis dealing with corporate Kidnap & Ransom policies she then moved to Dual Corporate Risks establishing and developing a global book of business.

If you or any of your clients feel they could benefit from any assistance from MSR, please don’t hesitate to contact us:



01223 200678



“In today’s environment, there is an ever increasing demand from both commercial and private clients to be protected from threats, extortion and kidnap for ransom.   I am delighted to welcome Gabriella to Markham Special Risks and we look forward to her working directly with our growing broker panel” – Giles Greenfield CEO.


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