The Lockton team brings together knowledge, experience and relationships from the venture capital and technology industry. Our venture capital insurance solutions support our client’s growth by providing cover for their unique exposures from the fast-paced environment they operate within.

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Making insurance a worthwhile investment

The Lockton team brings together knowledge, experience and relationships from the venture capital and technology industry. Our venture capital insurance solutions support our client’s growth by providing cover for their unique exposures from the fast-paced environment they operate within.

Protect your investments

We understand how important it is to ensure that your investments are protected which is why we take the time to understand your strategy to curate sustainable insurance programmes. Whether you are making investments in deeptech or life sciences; we have specialists within Lockton to support you every step of the way.

Venture Capital Insurance

Lockton’s Difference

Our venture capital offering forms part of Lockton’s Private Equity Practice, which engages specialists across both the VC and PE sector.

Portfolio company insurance solutions – We assess your risk from the ground up to ensure you have a resilient insurance programme

Insurance Due Diligence – An independent review of your target’s insurance programmes to identify potential areas of exposure

Intellectual Property Cover – Tailored IP solutions for VC firms to provide umbrella coverage to their portfolio companies

Keypersons Insurance – We understand that when you invest in a start-up you also invest in the people behind it. Keypersons insurance provides protection for those key individuals who are working to develop the business

Dedicated Cyber Practice – Technology based companies are often prime targets for cyber-attacks. Our dedicated practice have an in-depth knowledge of the sector and best practices to mitigate cyber exposure.

Venture Capital Insurance FAQs

Lockton’s Venture Capital team will be able to provide you advice on what limits and cover you should buy based on your activities.

Our inhouse benchmarking also allows you to see what your peers are buying, giving you piece of mind that you have the right cover.

When investing in a company it is important to ensure that they have robust risk management in place. A sustainable insurance programme can help offset some of the exposure through solutions specific to their industry which is why we bring together sector specialists from across Lockton.

As a minimum, you should ensure your portfolio companies have their own Directors and Officers insurance. This will provide protection for your companies’ directors that sit on the respective boards in the event of a claim.

Our fintech insurance team

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Brett Warburton-Smith

Partner
brett.warburton-smith@lockton.com
+44 20 7933 2242

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Richard Ellis

Producer
richard.ellis@lockton.com
+44 20 7933 1127

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April Bellchambers

Assistant Vice President
april.bellchambers@lockton.com
+44 207 933 2109

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