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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

Jill Salmon
1 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111
[email protected]

About Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance:



Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance underwrites on the paper of Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity group of insurance companies, which hold financial strength ratings of A++ from AM Best and AA+ from Standard & Poor’s. Based in Boston, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.

Survey Answers

Target Client Size
more than $500M
Does US business in
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West
Does international business in
Canada, Continental Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, United Kingdom
Started writing standalone cyber insurance policies
Cyber insurance direct written premiums
Did not respond
Percentage of your cyber insurance direct written premiums standalone policies/endorsements
91% to 100% standalone | 0% to 10% endorsements
Percentage of your cyber book of business primary/excess
21% to 30% primary | 71% to 80% excess
Dedicated cyber insurance underwriters of standalone cyber
Percentage of cyber-related claims covered by standalone cyber
Did not respond
How many cyber-related claims did your company handle last year?
Did not respond