Our existing insurance businesses, BMS and Pioneer Underwriters form the core of our investments.


BMS, the broking arm of Minova Insurance, is a global leading independent specialist insurance broker with teams of experts in the fields of reinsurance, wholesale and direct insurance. For more than 30 years, BMS has provided comprehensive, customised solutions in the fields of wholesale, reinsurance and direct insurance, and capital advisory. Today, this experience and expertise, served with a spirit of creativity, allows BMS to offer a full range of integrated services. Designing individual, tailored solutions makes BMS the risk and capital management advisor clients want to work with time and again.

Pioneer Underwriters

Pioneer Underwriters, the underwriting group within Minova Insurance Holdings Ltd, operates Pioneer Syndicate 1980, which launched on 1 January 2018 with gross premium income of £278m underwriting a broad cross-section of business including Property, Casualty, Marine and Energy. As a Group, Pioneer manages circa £350m of premium through 22 underwriting teams across Property, Marine and Casualty classes. Pioneer underwrites via over 25 facilities operating through Lloyd’s and Non-Lloyd’s platforms. Pioneer has delegated authority arrangements with 29 markets, TOBA’s with 130 London and overseas brokers and nationwide distribution capability across the US.

About us

Minova Insurance is an ambitious and flexible insurance holding company that is positioned to expand its interests in the global Insurance market.

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Our existing insurance businesses, BMS Group and Pioneer Underwriters, will form the core of an expanding portfolio of insurance brands.

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Announcing the launch of Minova Insurance and completion of the Capital Z investment

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Contact details

Minova Insurance
One America Square
London EC3N 2LS
T: +44 (0)20 7480 4390 
F: +44 (0)20 7488 9837