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, launched in April 2011 and trades as both an insurer and MGU with full delegated underwriting authority in over 120 Lloyd’s class codes using a pre-analysed broker portfolio as its foundation. Pioneer operates with the backing of Liberty Syndicate 4472 and manages in excess of £200m of premium via 18 underwriting teams across Property, Marine and Casualty classes. Pioneer manages 25 facilities via its Lloyd’s and Non-Lloyd’s platforms. Pioneer has delegated authority arrangements with 19 markets, TOBA’s with over 100 London 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