Fee and commission income (2002): £251m.

Pre-tax profit (2002): £5.3m

Address: St Helen's

I Undershaft

London EC3A 8JT

Tel: 020 7929 2800

Fax: 020 7929 1604

Email: info@rkcarvill.co.uk

Year established: 1977

Main lines of business: Medical malpractice, lawyers' liability, directors' and officers' liability, major catastrophe products, specialty programme managers, errors and omissions liability, general and product liability, umbrella liability, targeted property facilities, libel and slander, fidelity

Major shareholders: The majority of shares are held in an employee trust.

The Carvill Group consists of parent company RK Carvill (International Holdings) Ltd, based in Bermuda, reinsurance broking companies Carvill America, Inc., RK Carvill & Co. Ltd., Carvill (Bermuda) Ltd. and a number of specialist service offerings.