Avoca Insurance Holdings is a privately held, independent company founded in Bermuda at 1st January 2009. The company was established to start up, own, and operate highly specialist underwriting management companies.

The company is committed to generating outsized underwriting profits through blending highly experienced underwriting talent with purpose built technology and strong portfolio management controls.

Critical to the company's success is its working relationships with major carriers in London, Bermuda, Europe and the US. Avoca seeks to offer its carrier partners unparalleled transparency and communication.

Avoca currently operates four underwriting businesses:

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Manchester Specialty Programs – national property/casualty programs platform, led by William Thompson, CIC, a leader in program administration and former Principal of Smith, Bell & Thompson, Inc., with over 25 years of focused experience in the allied health care sector.

Website: www.manchesterspecialty.com

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Avondale Insurance Associates – property excess and surplus Lines underwriting management company; CEO is Peter Coghlan, former President of First State and Aspen Specialty, with over 35 years of experience in the US excess and surplus lines wholesale marketplace.

Website: www.avondaleins.com

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directFac – operating in the U.S. and Canada, directFac is an exclusive, direct facultative underwriting manager for a number of the world's leading reinsurers. The company is led by Art Bilek, Art has held production and management roles in both the underwriting and broking of facultative reinsurance for over 30 years, most recently at THB intermediaries.

Website: www.directfac.com

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Avoca Elite Sports – partnership between Avoca Insurance Holdings and Hiscox, providing human capital asset risk management to leading European football clubs. Currently led by Andrew Carvill, with over 25 years expertise designing unique insurance solutions for complex market niches.

Website: www.avocaelitesports.com

For additional information please contact Andrew Carvill at: acarvill@avocaup.com