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We have been underwriting in this particular sector for over 30 years. We have more than 200 authorised underwriters across the business globally, including three in the UAE. We have the knowledge and experience to provide flexible solutions depending on the needs of the individual client. Plus, our local presence and expertise means we can make fast and effective decisions, which is critical to finding a swift resolution.

The Market:
AIG is prepared to underwrite all industry types, large or small. Our clients are drawn from all areas, including:

  • The aviation industry
  • Oil and gas
  • Energy and mining
  • Construction and engineering industries
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Maritime

We can underwrite short-term policies covering a couple of days, to a policy that can run for up to three years. We also cover private clients that include ultra high net worth to mid net worth individuals, and have options for development agencies, charities, NGOs and similar non-profit organisations.

Insured Events:

We constantly seek to offer the broadest coverage available for this specialist insurance area and our cover can be provided for the following incidents:

  • Kidnap
  • Extortion
  • Hijack
  • Detention 
  • Cyber extortion
  • Hostage
  • Assault
  • Disappearance
  • Express kidnap
  • Tiger kidnap
  • Emergency or political evacuation

This cover is enhanced with a full risk management service provided by our specialist crisis consultants.

Cover Highlights:

  • Ransom and extortion payment
  • Loss in-transit payment
  • Business interruption
  • Unlimited response consultant expenses
  • Death or dismemberment benefits arising from a covered incident
  • Additional expenses (e.g. travel, medical)
  • 24-hour emergency response help line