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Coalition Announces HDI Global Specialty SE as a Global Capacity Partner

HDI Global Specialty SE will join Coalition’s Canadian Cyber and Tech E&O Panel Beginning in 2024

SAN FRANCISCOSeptember 28, 2023Coalition, the world's first Active Insurance provider designed to prevent digital risk before it strikes, today announced a new long-term partnership with HDI Global Specialty SE, the specialty insurance carrier of HDI Global SE, an A.M. Best A+ rated insurer with over 120 years of experience in offering international insurance. Beginning in 2024, HDI Global Specialty will join Coalition's Cyber and Technology E&O panel in Canada to provide insurance capacity. The insurer will assume a quota share on all cyber insurance products Coalition provides in Canada, incepting on or after January 1, 2024.

“HDI Global has headquarters in Germany and foreign branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates in more than 175 countries, making them an excellent global partner as Coalition continues to expand our offerings worldwide,” commented Shawn Ram, Coalition’s Head of Insurance. “HDI is a well-established global player, and we are thrilled to have them as a partner as we continue to scale our mission to democratize cyber coverage and protect the unprotected.”

HDI Global Specialty joins a well-respected group of global (re)insurers that have signed capacity deals with Coalition, including Allianz, Arch, Ascot, Fortegra, and Vantage. Coalition also announced the formation of a dedicated $300M reinsurer, Ferian Re, in partnership with BDT Capital Partners.

"This new partnership with Coalition marks our first significant step into the cyber market in Canada,” said Derek Spafford, Managing Director & Chief Agent of HDI Global Specialty SE Canada. “We are excited to join forces with such an established partner that has, in only a few years, already become a leader in the Canadian cyber insurance market.”

"Cyber risk is pervasive in modern society. With our cyber team, we seek out partners who we really feel are driving the industry forward and support organizations in their cyber improvement journey,” added Meike Röllecke, Head of Cyber & Financial Lines Underwriting at HDI Global. "We are therefore thrilled to take this first step in our global partnership with Coalition.”

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About Coalition

Coalition is the world's first Active Insurance provider designed to help prevent digital risk before it strikes. By combining comprehensive insurance coverage and cybersecurity tools, Coalition helps businesses manage and mitigate digital risks. Coalition offers its Active Insurance products in the U.S., U.K., and Canada through relationships with leading global insurers, as well as cyber capacity through its own carrier, Coalition Insurance Company. Coalition's Active Risk Platform provides automated security alerts, threat intelligence, expert guidance, and cybersecurity tools to help businesses worldwide remain resilient against cyber attacks. Headquartered in San Francisco, Coalition is a distributed company with a global workforce that collaborates digitally and in office hubs.

Insurance products are offered by Coalition Insurance Solutions Inc. (“CIS”), a licensed insurance producer and surplus lines broker with its principal place of business in San Francisco, CA (Cal. license #0L76155), acting on behalf of a number of unaffiliated insurance companies and available on an admitted basis through Coalition Insurance Company (“CIC”) a licensed insurance underwriter (NAIC #29530). Insurance products offered through CIS and CIC may not be available in all states. CIS may receive compensation from an insurer or other intermediary in connection with the sale of insurance. All decisions regarding any insurance products referenced herein, including approval for coverage, premium, commission, and fees, will be made solely by the insurer underwriting the insurance under the insurer’s then-current criteria. All insurance products are governed by the terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions set forth in the applicable insurance policy. Please see a copy of your policy for the full terms, conditions, and exclusions. Copyright © 2023. All rights reserved. Coalition and the Coalition logo are trademarks of Coalition, Inc. or its affiliates.