Hampden Agencies is a Lloyd’s Members’ Agent and Advisor, which represents and advises clients on their underwriting affairs at Lloyd’s. It is the largest adviser to private capital at Lloyd’s, acting for in excess of £2.5bn of underwriting capacity in 2019: over half of the private capital provided – this represents c. 8% of the market as a whole.
Personal service is key to our success and we work with our clients in order that their wealth profile, investment strategy and underwriting timelines are established pillars upon which their trade exposures are built.
We provide advisory and administrative support services to larger corporate investors, reinsurance companies and investment fund managers. The expertise within the Hampden Agencies team is varied; the team spans all skillsets, with the shared aim being to provide the highest standard of advice and support to our clients.
We are proud that so many of our clients are multi-generational, with our team now looking after the second and even third generation family members.
As a Lloyd's Members' Agent and advisor, our long-standing client relationships are based on excellent service with the aim to deliver superior underwriting returns.
Underwriting at Lloyd's presents, to both private and institutional investors, the opportunity to participate directly in the Lloyd's market, accessing the underwriting business of syndicates.
Tailored advice on entry route to underwriting at Lloyd's, in conjunction with your own advisors.
High net worth individuals, families, family offices, partnerships and commercial entities. Our clients range in background and experience. We recommend the investment to be a part, not all, of your overall investment and trading strategy and should be viewed and entered into as a long term, higher risk investment strategy using a proportion of wealth and assets.
In addition to providing Members Agency services to individual and family members, Hampden Agencies also offer a wide range of services to institutional investors.
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We have measured our Members’ results from 2001 to 2017 and included the estimates for 2018 with an average over this time (2018 estimate included) of 9.3% return on premium income underwritten.
Our private client directors are specialists in advising on trading at Lloyd’s and our research team updates clients on the frequent changes in the market. Collectively, we have over two and a half centuries of market experience within the team.
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With effect from 1st January 2015, the Council of Lloyd's mandated that all members of Lloyd's must be UK tax resident. Consequently, investors may only participate through UK tax resident companies, "NameCos", or, if in a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) then all partners must be UK tax resident. Further advice on this is available from Hampden Marketing Team.
Our principles for treating vulnerable customers fairly and consistently are embedded in our culture, processes and practice. We ascertain their needs and respond to these through practical action delivered by our staff.
Hampden Agencies Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. These services are not being offered publicly to US persons or in the United States, nor are they being offered publicly in any other jurisdiction where such offers may be unlawful. It is the responsibility of any person communicating the contents of this document or communication, or any part thereof to ensure complete compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance. Underwriting at Lloyd’s is a high risk investment. Members underwriting through Limited Liability Vehicles (LLVs) are exposed to the potential of losing the entire assets of the LLV. Independent financial advice should always be sought before any underwriting commitment is made by a potential or existing member.