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Canopius

Canopius is the brand name for our insurance business and Sompo Canopius Re is the brand name for our reinsurance business.
Canopius was formed via a management buyout in December 2003, with £25 million equity capital. Since then it has achieved significant growth through a mix of organic expansion and acquisition. Canopius is one of the top 10 insurers in the Lloyd's insurance market and across the group wrote in excess of $1.3 billion premium in 2016. The group was bought in 2014 by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc., an A+ rated company and one of the top three Japanese P&C insurers. It is itself the principal subsidiary of Sompo Holdings Inc., which has total assets of close to $100 billion.

Sompo Canopius AG is domiciled in Zurich and operates in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Bermuda, US and Singapore.
At Lloyd's, Canopius operates through Canopius Managing Agents Limited, which manages a single syndicate (4444) with one other in run off. For 2016, Canopius owns 87% of capacity on Syndicate 4444. The Active Underwriter of Syndicate 4444 is Group Chief Underwriting Officer Mike Duffy.
Product name Max Coverage Min Premium
Agriculture Treaty
  • Animal Mortality
  • Financial Loss
  • Natural Disaster
Cargo Max Coverage US$50M
  • Inland Marine
  • War and Terrorism
Construction and Engineering
  • Builders Risk
  • Business Interruption
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Financial Loss
  • Property Damage
  • Public Liability
  • Third-Party Damage
Credit and Political Risk Max Coverage US$75M
  • Business Interruption
  • Representations and Warranties
  • War and Terrorism
Crisis Management
  • Event Cancellation
  • Kidnap and Ransom
  • Natural Disaster
  • War and Terrorism
Direct and Facultative Property Max Coverage US$15M
  • Natural Disaster
  • Property Damage
Gemini Tow and Voyage Consortium
  • Environmental Liability
  • Marine
Heavy Industry - Chemical Max Coverage US$25M
  • Business Interruption
  • Equipment Breakdown
Heavy Industry - Mining Max Coverage US$25M
  • Business Interruption
  • Equipment Breakdown
Household
  • Contents
  • Home
International Accident and Health Max Coverage US$38M
  • Bodily Injury
  • Travel
  • War and Terrorism
International Casualty Treaty
  • Employers Liability
  • Financial Loss
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Liability
International Medical Expenses Max Coverage US$5M
  • Bodily Injury
  • Reinsurance
Marine Hull Max Coverage US$35M
  • Builders Risk
  • Business Interruption
  • Marine
  • Property Damage
  • War and Terrorism
Marine Liability Max Coverage US$50M
  • Environmental Liability
  • Marine
Proteus Marine Professional Indemnity Consortium
  • Defamation
  • Professional Liability
  • Third-Party Damage
Renewable Energy: Offshore Wind Max Coverage EUR300M
  • Builders Risk
  • Business Interruption
  • Third-Party Damage
Renewable Energy: Onshore Wind Max Coverage EUR300M
  • Builders Risk
  • Property Damage
  • Third-Party Damage
Renewable Energy: Solar
  • Natural Disaster
  • Property Damage
Specie Max Coverage US$50M
  • Inland Marine
  • Property Damage
Trade Credit Max Coverage US$75M
  • Financial Loss
Upstream Energy Max Coverage US$100M
  • Builders Risk
  • Business Interruption
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Financial Loss
  • Property Damage
  • Third-Party Damage