About QBE Insurance Group

QBE Insurance Group origins from 1886 and is Australia’s largest international general insurance and reinsurance group and one of the top 20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide as measured by net earned premium, with operations in all key insurance markets. QBE is an Australian listed company with a Group Head office based in Sydney, and has operations in 52 countries with over 16,000 employees worldwide. Our underlying business strategy is to maintain operations in the key global insurance markets and, where possible, to be a lead underwriter for selected lines of business, setting rates and conditions in the markets in which we operate. QBE Group’s strategy of persification by product and geographical exposure is fundamental to managing our risks and has been a vital ingredient in the Group’s success. We have developed and embedded a unique QBE culture throughout the organisation based on key essential behaviours and applying effective risk management practices and controls. We have an in-depth understanding of each of our chosen markets. Our ability to combine local expertise with the broad knowledge of our product specialists enables us to provide innovative solutions in each territory. Our financial strength provides a level of security and confidence with the added flexibility of our dual-pen capability. This means you have the choice of whichever is best for your business, either Lloyd’s, where we are one of the largest managing agents, or company paper. Clinical Trials Insurance QBE Denmark (PDF) Key facts

  • QBE Insurance Group Limited gross written premium £11,400 million to year end December 2011
  • One of the largest managing agents at Lloyd’s
  • First London office established in 1904
  • Regional offices throughout the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe and offices in Canada, Dubai and Singapore
  • Choice of writing business with Lloyd’s security or company security
  • Comprehensive product range.

Ratings You can judge the size and strength of a company by the ratings it keeps. Insurer Financial Strength

A+ A+ A (Excellent)

Award winning service Our award winning service has won us numerous awards, including:

2012Post Underwriting Service Awards: Major Commercial Combined Underwriting Team of the Year Reactions London Market Awards: Best Claims Handling Team of the Year Post Magazine Claims Awards: Claims Supply Team
2011Rehabilitation First Awards: Rehabilitation Initiative of the Year – Insurer
2010Post Underwriting Service Awards: Underwriting Team of the Year – Casualty
2009Insurance Day London Market Awards: Underwriting Team of the Year