Global Special Risks Announces Enhanced Product Portfolio

March 27, 2017, HOUSTON, TX – Global Special Risks (GSR) announced today a new and enhanced product portfolio to the Energy and Marine insurance market. GSR’s new products were designed with competitive coverage advantages to provide more specialized coverage solutions to clients in the Energy and Marine space.

Steve England, President and CEO of GSR, commented, “Today I am excited to announce the realignment of GSR’s products into five distinct underwriting units. Each critical unit is headed by a GSR subject matter expert and staffed with dedicated underwriters who bring specialized product knowledge to their clients. We have diversified our product portfolio while at the same time streamlined our offerings to better address the needs of our clients in the near and long term.”

In addition to announcing the enhanced product portfolio, GSR today launched a new website,, designed to deliver easy access to GSR’s specialty products and services. The updated website design more accurately reflects GSR’s commitment to providing quality underwriting, products, and services as a leading underwriting manager in today’s complex Energy and Marine space.

Mr. England adds, “Our enhanced product offerings deliver industry-leading solutions for those operating in this space, and we look forward to aligning with the needs of our agents and their clients.”

For more information and to learn more about GSR’s enhanced product offerings, please visit the website at


For more information, please contact:
Alan Belthoff, Vice President, Global Special Risks, 713.952.2774


About Global Special Risks

GSR is a premier Managing General Underwriter at the forefront of delivering wide-ranging expertise and loss prevention to the Energy and Marine space. Formed in 1979 as a London Market Coverholder, GSR has earned a reputation for creating innovative products that meet the needs of its retail agents and their clients, as well as exceptional relationships with the London Markets and an exclusive partnership with Boots and Coots. GSR has offices in five major energy centers: Houston, New Orleans, Dallas, Atlanta and Calgary.

Global Special Risks, LLC is a subsidiary of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC and Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, specializing in underwriting management and other services for insurance products distributed through agents and brokers. Products not available in the state of California. ©2017 Ryan Specialty Group, LLC.

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RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC (RSGUM) is the managing general underwriting division of RSG and consists of a series of specialty property and casualty managing general underwriters (MGU). Each MGU provides expertise in distinct challenging market niches. RSGUM provides centralized governance, shared services, and executive oversight to its specialty underwriting businesses. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC, Lic. #0E50879

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