London market insurer wants to trade directly with more brokers

London market insurer WR Berkley Europe is planning to target the top independent regional brokers as its looks to grow its 10-year-old business.

It will focus on SME and mid-market clients by launching new products, writing more scheme business and expanding its online trading.

Head of regional development Jonathan Skinner said: “What this means for a regional broker is direct access to an exclusive, specialist market that offers a wide range of products, across seven lines of business, with the appetite and authority to trade.”