Although under-reported, the threat of kidnap for ransom and extortion is on the rise. As well as traditional hotspots in Latin America and Africa, the incidence of kidnapping has also increased in countries such as Nigeria, India and the former Soviet bloc countries.

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Although under-reported, the threat of kidnap for ransom and extortion is on the rise. As well as traditional hotspots in Latin America and Africa, the incidence of kidnapping has also increased in countries such as Nigeria, India and the former Soviet bloc countries.

As one of the world’s leading providers of kidnap and ransom insurance and risk management services, our specialists will help ensure you are protected whether you are a wealthy local individual wanting to protect your family or a corporation whose employees are located in, or travel to, high risk locations.

Providing worldwide protection for you, your family and your company

We are able to provide cover for individuals, families and corporations who feel they are at risk. Our experienced team can advise you on the market-leading insurance and consultancy options available and best suited to your own situation. We have a close relationship with all the major insurers for this class of business, and the right policy will ensure access to the exclusive services of highly regarded crisis response consulting companies.

Kidnapper’s traditional targets are either:

  • Wealthy local individuals

  • Professional sports/football players

  • Expatriates working in hostile areas

  • Business travellers

  • Employees of high profile corporations

  • Family members of the above

Our Products and Services

Main sections of cover include:

  • Kidnap and ransom

  • Extortion

  • Transit of ransom monies

  • Legal liability

  • Additional expenses

  • Personal accident

  • Unlimited expenses of crisis response consultant

Other policy extensions are also available, including:

  • Emergency political repatriation and relocation

  • Loss of earnings due to an extortion or a contingent extortion

  • Loss of earnings due to a cyber extortion

  • Hostage crisis

  • Express kidnap or child abduction

  • Threat or assault

  • Disappearance

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