Kidnap & Ransom

Insurance products and crisis response designed for today’s needs

Combining longevity, experience, specialist skill sets and innovative partnerships, Hamilton’s Kidnap & Ransom team offers comprehensive coverage that adapts to a world of constantly evolving risks.

Our team recognises that in addition to traditional crisis response, resolution of complex incidents requires multidisciplinary support, including legal assistance, reputation management, mitigation of liability and other emergent factors.


Contact us

Stephen Quinton
Head of Kidnap & Ransom, UK
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Bruno Schuoler
Senior Underwriter, Kidnap & Ransom, UK
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Andy Mackay
Head of Specialty & Marine/Energy Claims
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We offer coverage (up to US$25M) for the following types of events:

  • Kidnap
  • Extortion
  • Detention
  • Disappearance
  • Hostage Crisis
  • Product Extortion
  • Threat


  • Virtual Kidnap
  • Business Interruption
  • Child Abduction
  • Political Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Workplace Violence
  • Product Extortion Recall and Destruction
  • Piracy (cover for Piracy, Seizure, Loss of Hire)

Broader cover

We have also incorporated additional cover in our Corporate Protection Plus and Premium Protection Plus wordings to cover Legal Services and Reputational Risk response services.

Leading the way

Proactively leading change, our products are supported by a dedicated and passionate team with over 45 years’ combined underwriting experience in this class.

Our partners

Crisis24 — Your global partner in integrated security risk management

With more than 30 years of experience and infrastructure in 45 countries, Crisis24 has taken risk management by storm, enabling large companies to mitigate threats and confidently conduct their operations at home and abroad.


HFW — A global law firm with deep, sector focused expertise

HFW is an international law firm with over 600 specialist lawyers worldwide. HFW is widely recognised as the leading global law firm managing and resolving incidents in complex and hostile environments.