PARTNERING WITH ROANOKE UNDERWRITING

Expand Your Footprint with Roanoke Underwriting

Roanoke Underwriting, the underwriting division of Roanoke Insurance Group Inc., a subsidiary of Munich Re, offers agencies and brokers deep expertise in the broad and complex category of the global trade and logistics industry. Having served this niche since 1935, we bring unparalleled underwriting experience and support enhanced by our unmatched servicing and claims management. We are a reliable and responsive resource for small and medium-sized brokers with clients seeking insurance and surety solutions for global trade and transportation-related exposures.

The Benefits of Doing Business with Us

  • Competitive commissions
  • Quick and easy appointments
  • 100% Lloyd’s of London paper for Cargo and Transportation Legal Liability coverage
  • Spot quotes and single shipment placement
  • No minimum premiums on Cargo policies
  • Offer coverage for domestic transits with no international exposure required (some insurance companies will not offer Cargo insurance without an international exposure; we will insure domestic risks only)
  • Coverage into Mexico (many insurers limit coverage or do not offer into Mexico)
  • Flexible underwriting
  • Training and support
  • Dedicated claims service with fast turnaround and aggressive subrogation
  • Same-day or next-day quotes
  • Simple and easy-to-use online cargo certificate issuing system
  • Exclusive ATA Carnet programs tailored to your customer base
  • Highly rated A.M. Best surety
  • Our surety market is an affiliate company owned by Munich Re. We control the underwriting and claims (no other customs surety agent fully controls the business)
  • Largest concentration of talent/expertise in North America; most employees have over 10 years experience and many over 20 years
  • 80 years of experience in the international trade insurance/surety market
  • Highly intuitive bond issuing system

Capacity/Ratings

Commercial Marine

UNDERWRITING CAPACITY WITH THE MUNICH RE SYNDICATE LTD.- SYNDICATE 457 AT LLOYD’S
  • $25,000,000 for Marine Cargo
  • $25,000,000 for Stock and CAT Perils (Annual Aggregate Basis)
  • $20,000,000 for Cargo Liability
  • $25,000,000 for Excess Cargo or Stock Throughput coverages
  • $5,000,000 for Errors & Omissions for Transportation Specialists
  • $250,000 for in-house claims settling authority

Customs and Transportation Bonds

UNDERWRITING CAPACITY WITH THE MUNICH RE SYNDICATE LTD. – SYNDICATE 457 AT LLOYD’S
Surety & Re-Insurer AAIC
U.S. Treasury Underwriting Limit $ 16,892,000
A.M. Best Rating* A+ (Superior)
Financial Size Category: XV ($2 Billion or greater)
Outlook: Stable Effective Date: 10/22/2015

Surety & Re-Insurer Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
U.S. Treasury Underwriting Limit $ 516,231,000
A.M. Best Rating* A+ (Superior)
Financial Size Category: XV ($2 Billion or greater)
Outlook: Stable Effective Date: 10/22/2015