MSIG North America and Amwins announce strategic partnership

Jul 13, 2023

NEW YORK and CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 13, 2023) – MSIG North America (“MSIG NA”), the US-based A+ rated insurance subsidiary of MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc., and Amwins, the largest independent wholesale distributor of specialty insurance products and services in the U.S., announced a strategic partnership where MSIG NA will provide significant underwriting capacity for more than 20 Amwins underwriting programs. This is one of multiple initiatives the firms are pursuing and reinforces the significant commitment by MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc., the 8th largest property and casualty insurer in the world by revenue, to the North American market. This relationship combines the respective strengths of both organizations to provide exceptional specialty insurance solutions while delivering enhanced value and service to clients.  

“We are thrilled to partner with MSIG NA to deploy capital across our diverse portfolio of underwriting programs. Our innovative arrangement supports existing business, but also provides a catalyst for new product development,” said Scott Purviance, chief executive officer, Amwins.  

Peter McKenna, CEO and President of MS Distribution Holdings Inc., emphasized the significance of partnering with Amwins, stating, “This collaboration marks a noteworthy milestone in our plans to expand our presence in the US market. Amwins' reputation as a leading independent wholesale distributor of specialty insurance products in the U.S. aligns perfectly with our strategic objective of profitable growth.” 

Together, MSIG NA and Amwins are poised to drive innovation, push boundaries, and deliver unparalleled insurance solutions to clients. This partnership demonstrates their commitment to fostering growth, collaboration, and excellence in the industry.