Category Archives: MGB News


Nov 2020

Trireme Insurance Group Rebrands as Oxford Insurance Group

Trireme Insurance Group, the international subsidiary of U.S. Risk Insurance Group, today announced the company has officially rebranded under a new name, Oxford Insurance Group. Oxford Insurance Group will serve as the parent company of Oxford Insurance Brokers Ltd, which includes the U.K.-based trading entities James Hampden International Insurance Brokers and MGB Insurance Brokers. Other members of the group include Switzerland-based UNIS AG and Dubai-based…

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Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update from MGB Insurance Brokers

We write to inform you that our staff will be working remotely in line with the latest advice from the UK government, both for their protection and to play our part in the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. We have worked hard to ensure that our operations remain robust and resilient during challenging times such as these. Therefore, we are fully equipped and…

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Nov 2019

MGB attend Broker Expo 2019

Once again MGB Insurance Brokers took a stand at Insurance Age’s Broker Expo, held in Coventry at the Ricoh Arena. Attracting over 1,000 brokers from across the country and 100+ exhibitors from insurance industry, the conference provided MGB with an excellent opportunity to build new relationships and renew old acquaintances. Pat Boreham, Quintus Botha and Michael Holloway were present on MGB’s new stand. Speaking about…

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Sep 2018

MGB Insurance Brokers Limited acquired by Trireme Insurance Group

Trireme Insurance Group, the international subsidiary of U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has acquired MGB Insurance Brokers Limited (MGB). MGB will operate alongside Trireme’s existing London brokers, Oxford Insurance Brokers and James Hampden International. Founded in 2001, and headquartered in London, MGB is a Lloyd’s broker specializing in placing professional indemnity risks for companies in the construction, consulting, accounting,…

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May 2017

MGB Insurance Brokers appoints new Broker Development Executive

March 2017 – MGB Insurance Brokers is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Grant as Broker Development Executive. Tim has worked in the Professional Indemnity market and has extensive experience in transacting wholesale business throughout the UK for SME to large corporate risks. Tim will help to develop MGB’s relationship with broker partners around the country and, in particular, help to grow MGB’s cyber…

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Nov 2016

Knowledge is the key to success

Our Joint Managing Director, Glenn Gostling was featured in an Insurance Times expert opinion piece discussing what attributes make a great wholesale broker in the London market. In-depth market knowledge is essential if we are to ensure that our insureds are getting the best deal, this is becoming increasingly more important after the introduction of the Insurance Act last August.  


Jun 2016

Taking Broking back to the Good Old Days

Pat Boreham was featured in an expert opinion piece in Insurance Times magazine this month. Read about the potential effects of the Insurance Act on achieving higher standards and increasing customer satisfaction. For specialty risks, fair presentations could result in more complicated proposal forms or, in some cases, proposal forms returning where they have previously been dropped by the market. As a result, need to consult…

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Apr 2016

The Glorious Twelfth

MGB are proud to be the first Industry Voice feature in Insurance Age. Nick Bender writes about the implementation of the Insurance Act and how it could impact on Brokers’ PI. With such a momentous change coming to the insurance industry, it is vital that brokers and insurers alike are prepared and informed about how the Act will affect them. Read what Nick Bender has…

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Feb 2016

MGB in the media – BIBA announces new PI facility for brokers!

MGB have recently become BIBA-accredited for Brokers’ own PI. We can now place BIBA members’ own PI on a BIBA-approved wording. Read about it here. As a London Market broker, this is by no means our only market for Brokers’ own PI – we can also reach multiple alternative markets. Read about how we can place Brokers’ Own PI here. So, get in touch if…

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Jan 2016

MGB in the News: Insurance Times report on the cost of Brokers’ PI

The Insurance Times has been reporting on the rising cost of Brokers’ PI premiums, a particularly topical subject as MGB become one of three BIBA approved Insurance Brokers for Brokers’ PI. See what Nick Bender, Joint Managing Director, and other industry experts had to say on the subject here.