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Aspen at a Glance

The way we think about our business creates value for shareholders, clients and brokers.

We are a diversified, well-capitalized and strongly rated company that provides carefully tailored underwriting solutions in select markets where we can add a high level of value. Our progress is built on our ability to identify and respond swiftly to emerging opportunities and to operate across a wide range of countries and specialist business lines.

Business Insurance: Aspen Insurance is an established leader in many of our chosen markets. Each of our business lines is run by a group of highly respected and experienced industry experts who possess in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve, as well as an exceptional ability to create targeted product solutions.

Reinsurance: Aspen Re is founded on a thorough understanding of client needs, as well as exceptional expertise in assessing and managing risk. We focus on building long-term relationships with clients who have track records for sound underwriting, along with exposures that make risk transfer a vital aspect of their business needs.
Platforms We are a Bermudian holding company, incorporated on May 23, 2002, and conduct insurance and reinsurance business through our principal Operating Subsidiaries: Aspen Insurance UK Limited and Aspen Underwriting Limited, corporate member of Syndicate 4711 at Lloyd’s of London (United Kingdom), Aspen Bermuda Limited (Bermuda) and Aspen Specialty Insurance Company and Aspen American Insurance Corporation (United States). Aspen U.K. also has branches in Cologne (Germany), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Dublin (Ireland), Paris (France), Zurich (Switzerland), Singapore, Australia and Canada. Reinsurance business is also written through Aspen Capital Markets via Silverton Re Limited and Peregrine Reinsurance Ltd. We operate in the global markets for property and casualty insurance and reinsurance.
Clients We attract insurance and reinsurance clients from around the world who are seeking flexible solutions to a wide variety of risks. We differentiate ourselves by creating innovative and customized solutions to complex risks.
Distribution We conduct most of our business through intermediaries and have developed deep and enduring relationships with a range of business partners, including the three leading global brokers.
Settling Claims We are committed to settling valid claims quickly and fairly, and we continually invest in claims workflow technology to facilitate this goal.
Investment Management Our investment strategy is focused on delivering stable investment income and total return through all market cycles while maintaining appropriate portfolio liquidity and credit quality to meet the requirements of our customers, rating agencies and regulators.
Capital Management We believe capital management should be methodical, forward thinking and flexible. We seek to deploy capital to areas where we can generate the highest returns. We expand and contract our balance sheet to take advantage of opportunities as they arise, while maintaining a prudent ratio of debt to equity. Click here to see our ratings
Our People Aspen’s approximately 1,700 employees are among the industry’s best and brightest. Our underwriters combine a deep knowledge of their sectors with entrepreneurial flair and a belief in close client relationships. We support their efforts with an outstanding team of skilled professionals in operations, claims, finance and other functions who are fully committed to providing excellent service.

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