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Brokers urged to explore protected cells for doing business in Europe

Protected Cell Companies in Malta could provide a lifeline to brokers and other UK insurance businesses seeking to write business in the European Economic Area (EEA) after Brexit.

Speaking alongside Kenneth Farrugia, chair of Finance Malta, at a City event for insurance specialists,* Michael Whitfield, non-executive director of specialist insurer Building […]

June 7th, 2017|Latest News, News|0 Comments

Alpha and Building Block launch caravan insurance product

Alpha Underwriting and Building Block PCC Ltd, the Malta insurer, have teamed up again to offer caravan insurance to the UK broking market and direct to consumers. The move follows the announcement earlier this year that Alpha and BBI had signed a partnership deal to distribute a new pet insurance […]

May 23rd, 2017|Products|0 Comments

Building Block partners The Source with new Lifestyle Insurance product

Building Block PCC Ltd, the Malta insurer, is to underwrite a new Short Term Income Replacement (STIR) product, marketed as a ‘lifestyle’ product to replace income or cover mortgage/rent in the event of a successful claim.

A new panel has been developed and relaunched by The Source, the dominant player in […]

May 18th, 2017|Products|0 Comments

Building Block signs up ACP in Portugal to sell health excess

Building Block PCC Ltd, the Malta-based insurer that has a fast growing niche and specialist insurance business in the UK, has partnered with Automovel Club de Portugal (ACP), to launch health excess insurance to ACP’s 200,000 members.

Paul Brierley, BBI CEO, said the first month had seen over 3,500 health excess […]

April 26th, 2017|Products|0 Comments

Malta-based BBI will be a bridge to Europe following Article 50 trigger

Building Block Insurance PCC Ltd (BBI), the Malta-based insurer, will deliver an optimistic message to brokers, insurers and MGAs uncertain about the impact of triggering Article 50 on their business, at this year’s BIBA Conference in Manchester.

Following the Prime Minister’s decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in […]

April 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Response to unrated insurers article in Post Magazine

There has been plenty of debate in the market about unrated insurers, following the demise of enterprise and Gable. Most recently, MGAA chairman and boss of Manchester Underwriting, Charles Manchester, has recently had his say on unrated insurers in Post Magazine.

His comments deserve a response.

Unrated insurers, whether UK or […]

March 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BBI and Alpha become Perfect Pet Partners

Building Block PCC Ltd, the Malta-base niche and specialist insurer is partnering with Alpha Underwriting Ltd to enter the UK’s fast growing pet insurance market. Paul Brierley, BBI’s CEO, said the partnership has kicked off with simple Pet Insurance products covering cats and dogs, marketed under the Perfect Pet brand.

Natalie Surtees, […]

March 6th, 2017|Products|0 Comments

So that’s why insurers go to Iceland

We are delighted to announce that Building Block PCC Ltd is to sell Tenant Default insurance in Iceland which is our first first deal to be signed in Iceland.

BBI CEO Paul Brierley has announced a distribution deal with Tryggja ehf, one of Iceland’s oldest established brokerages, for a Tenant Default product, […]

February 20th, 2017|Products|0 Comments

BBI partners with Irish Broker Frost to sell gadget

Building Block Insurance PCC Ltd (BBI), the Malta-based protected cell company, has signed a distribution agreement with Frost Insurances Ltd to bring their gadget product to the Irish market.

This agreement has been swiftly followed by Frost also distributing Building Block’s GAP and AgriGap products within the Republic with an Excess […]

November 22nd, 2016|Products|0 Comments

Michael Whitfield joins the Board of Building Block PCC Ltd.

Michael Whitfield has been appointed to the Board of Malta-based protected cell insurer Building Block PCC Ltd (BBI) with immediate effect.

Confirming the appointment, BBI’s CEO Paul Brierley said: “I am delighted to have someone of Michael’s calibre to call upon as we continue our push for growth. He is hugely […]

November 15th, 2016|Team|0 Comments