Pioneer Underwriters named ‘Best insurance underwriter’ at HFM Week awards 2016

21 April, 2016

Pioneer Underwriters is proud to announce that it has been named ‘Best insurance underwriter’, by leading hedge fund industry publication HFM Week. The accolade was collected by Richard Coello, head of financial institutions and transactional liability, at the annual awards ceremony held at The Hurlingham Club in London on 21st April 2016.

The judging panel, consisting of leading CEOs from the hedge fund sector, recognised a host of factors that differentiated Pioneer from its competitors including:

  • The development of new and existing products:
    • Pioneer Zero Capital Investment Management Insurance
    • Pioneer AIFMD Excess Protect
    • Cyber Insurance for Hedge Funds
    • Social Engineering Crime Coverage
    • Property Investment Manager Cover
  • Excellence in client service and payment of claims
  • Launch of an industry first risk management help-line in partnership with Simmons & Simmons

Richard Coello said: “We’re delighted to have won HFM Week’s inaugural ‘Best insurance underwriter’ award. Over the past year, we have designed new and innovated existing insurance products, further catering to the complex risks faced by the hedge fund and investment sectors. It’s fantastic to see the hard work and dedication of our team recognised by a panel of leaders, from the industry they serve, and we hope to continue exceeding expectations throughout 2016 and beyond.”


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