Hawkes Bay traces its roots to the various maritime business owned by Tysers family in London in nineteenth century. Originally a family firm after 180 years as a private partnership with deep familiarity with the business of marine insurance and in 2007 a new generation spearheaded a new holding structure - Hawkes Bay became the holding company of Tysers Insurance until purchased by Integro Insurance Brokers in 2018.
Over time, Hawkes Bay has expanded its investments in MGA operations and in 2008 - SART was incorporated in Hong Kong. SART’s hallmark is its significant presence in Asia Pacific backed by the company’s international expertise in the Casualty, Engineering, Financial Lines, and Marine insurance. In 2021, to reconnect our 200 years of insurance and proactive rebranding - Hawkes Bay Underwriting.
We have a wide distribution base and work with local and international brokers and risk
carriers to deliver bespoke solutions to our customers. Our commitment is to deliver
underwriting profitability, offer competitive products and provide a good return to our
investors, ensuring long-term stability and strength in our specialty areas.
We’re here to help you manage your risks.
Chain of Security
Risk knows no boundaries, and neither should expert protection against those risks.
Our policyholders can have full confidence that we can meet all valid claims because of a mechanism we call "Chain of Security".
A robust and unique capital structure which provides vital security to our policyholders.
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Our underwriters are linguistically capable, have business-cultural understanding of all major markets in Asia and are committed to providing you with the highest level of service.