We have acquired 9 portfolios in the last 5 years through a variety of transfer mechanisms
Our group consists of 2 run-off companies regulated in the UK, a Lloyd's managing agent and a Lloyd's Syndicate
We manage Lloyd's, London market and European portfolios and are experienced in the management of both reinsurance and direct business

About RiverStone Europe

The RiverStone Europe group, part of the insurance and reinsurance operations of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, provides a wide range of finality solutions for legacy and run-off insurance and reinsurance business through our Lloyd's managing agency and (re)insurance company platforms.

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Facts and figures


The RiverStone Europe Group


The RiverStone Group

  • Gross liabilities
  • Assets
  • Shareholder's equity
(Figures as at December 2016)

Part VII Transfer

In March 2015 Markel International Insurance Company Limited (MIICL) entered into an agreement with RiverStone Insurance (UK) Limited (RIUK) to transfer substantially all of the policies written by MIICL (under its prior name Terra Nova Insurance Company Limited) in 1992 and prior years to RIUK under Part VII of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

Please note that the court hearing took place on 23 March 2017 and the Court has now sanctioned the transfer. The effective date of the transfer will be 23.59 on 31 March 2017.

For details of the transfer and how to contact us if you have any questions please visit the dedicated transfer website by clicking the link below:


We recommend that you check back regularly for updates on the progress of the transfer, including details of court dates and to obtain copies of the transfer documents.

Acquisition Activity

  • We assumed $465m in net liabilities in the last 12 months
  • We have acquired 9 portfolios in the last 5 years through a variety of transfer mechanisms.

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