Specie

Aspen offers a diverse range of coverage in this specialist field. We have a global offering with a focus on the U.S, Europe and the UK for fine art plus worldwide for all risk classes.

Aspen's Specie team have extensive market experience and a wealth of knowledge making us well placed to understand complex fine art risks and offer the best available solutions. We value the strong relationships we have with both our clients and producers and pride ourselves in continuity, striving to achieve exceptional service.

Jonathan Cripps Head of Specie

Bespoke solutions to meet our clients’ needs

We have significant experience and expertise across all Specie products with a particular emphasis on Fine Art. We offer a wealth of knowledge, our team having 60 years of combined market experience. This giving us the ability to offer solutions for complex fine art risks. We are able to provide bespoke solutions to meet our clients’ needs ensuring our clients collections/ possessions are adequately protected.

We highly value long-term relationships with both our clients and producers and actively write business through DUAs and treaties to access local market contacts and knowledge. We pride ourselves in continuity, striving to achieve exceptional service for our clients. We have a dedicated claims team of specialist claims adjusters who offer rapid claims resolutions in order to meet our client’s needs. Our focus and attention is always on providing our clients with a seamless service between our underwriting and claims teams.

We offer All Risks coverage, including transits, as follows:

Fine Art

Private and corporate collections, museums, exhibitions, trade fairs, auctioneers, dealers, restorers, classic cars, musical instruments, collectible, wine, antiques and shippers and packers. We provide all risks coverage including depreciations.

General Specie

Metals and Mining, vault risks, safety deposit boxes, banks, excess securities investor protection corporation (SIPC).

Jeweler’s Block

Wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, private clients, pawnbrokers, exhibitions, cheque cashers.

Armored Car

Armored car companies, banks, vault and transit risk, courier risk.