Gross written premium less treaty (2001): £72m

Terra Nova Insurance Company

Address: The Markel Building, Ground Floor, 49 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 2EA

Tel: 020 7953 6000
Fax: 020 7953 6001

Year established: 1970

History: Terra Nova Insurance Company commenced trading in 1970 as a reinsurance company. Although reinsurance continues to be the largest segment of the business it has expanded into several specialist areas of primary insurance.

Chief officer: Jeremy Cooke (president)

Main lines of business: Protection and indemnity insurance