Gallagher’s Structured Credit & Political Risk team

We are market leaders in developing insurance products to support banks, traders, multinational corporates & export credit agencies in their international trade and investment risk management strategies.

If your business is determined to secure new commercial territories, the risks of non-payment and non-performance can be challenging to manage. Additionally, country risks such as expropriation and political violence can significantly impact returns on investment.

Mitigating risk across the globe

Our team serves clients across a variety of industries, including banking, commodity trading, mining, oil and gas, telecommunications, manufacturing and infrastructure. Our experience and high standard of service enable us to transact on behalf of some of the world's largest businesses in their respective sectors.

A growing industry

The commercial credit and political risk insurance market has grown substantially since the financial crisis. Our specialist knowledge gives you the advantage you need to access this market. We will show you how to use it strategically to mitigate risk, trade decisively, manage regulation, open new markets and ultimately, gain market share.

What we can offer

We work on behalf of our clients to deliver protection which is tailored to their requirements, against the credit and political risks they face. We have offices in eight countries around the world with colleagues dedicated to the provision of transactional credit and political risk solutions. As such we have the ability to understand the complex market as well as provide first class execution services.

Structured credit and political risk insurance Summary

  • Mitigation of trade risks including non-delivery, non-payment, non-honouring of debt instruments and wrongful calling of bonds
  • Protection of capital and the return on investment for fixed assets
  • Risk mitigation and regulatory capital relief for banks
  • Political risk insurance specifically designed for lenders

As well as career insurance professionals, our team includes individuals with backgrounds in banking, treasury, export financing, leveraged finance, analytics and risk management. To find out how we can develop your strategy, get in touch.