Ariel Re transacts a broad array of reinsurance business through offices in Bermuda, London, and Hong Kong. We are a multi-line reinsurer meeting the business needs of a diverse client base. Ariel Re operates principally through Syndicate 1910 at Lloyd’s but also offers access to Lloyd’s Brussels (“LBS”) via LBS Syndicate 5336.
Originally founded in 2005, Ariel Re has a long record of outstanding performance, consistently outperforming both the Lloyd’s and Bermuda markets. Lloyd’s data shows Syndicate 1910 to be the second most profitable syndicate in the Lloyd’s market for the period 2010 to 2019.
Ariel Re was acquired by Pelican Ventures and J.C. Flowers on November 24, 2020. Our new shareholder partners bring to the table significant capital resources and a long track record of supporting successful, entrepreneurial businesses in the (re)insurance industry. Pelican Ventures is a private investment firm with a sole focus on the (re)insurance industry established by world-class insurance executives with a proven track record of founding, growing and operating some of the industry’s most enduring and successful franchises. J.C. Flowers is a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry, including a significant focus on (re)insurance, with ~$6 billion of assets under management.
Ariel Re have recently entered into an operational partnership with Apollo Syndicate Management to further develop SPA 6133, a Lloyd’s special purpose arrangement focused on property catastrophe reinsurance. This agreement increases Ariel Re’s overall capacity at Lloyd's and will allow us to expand our client offerings.
What We Offer
Ariel Re provides a defined value proposition to clients, intermediaries and reinsurance partners:
- Market leaders. We quote or lead the majority of our business in all lines.
- Long-term partners. The majority of our portfolio includes clients who have been with Ariel Re since its incorporation.
- Bespoke solutions. Our industry-leading, state-of-the-art proprietary pricing and portfolio management system can deliver the right solution for our clients.