Kidnap & Ransom

With heightened levels of volatility, the risk of kidnap has increased across Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

R K Harrison is one of the market leaders in the placement of Kidnap and Ransom programmes. Latin America remains the world’s most thriving kidnap continent, as Mexico alone suffered 1,529 reported cases in the first nine months of 2014.

R K Harrison recently merged with Howden, another leading UK insurance broker, creating a new force in insurance broking. R K Harrison is the specialist Private Clients, Fine Art and Rural division of the combined business and are one of the market leaders in the placement of Kidnap and Ransom programmes. Our global clientele, ranging from multinational companies to private individuals, can benefit from their specific and individual exposures to be audited and managed to gain bespoke protection.

Our Kidnap and Ransom specialists provide independent country risk reports which offers advice and information on related trends and statistics for current and prospective clients on demand.

We offer the full range of cover on offer which includes:

  • Kidnap for Ransom
  • Extortion
  • Bodily Injury
  • Illegal Detention
  • Legal Liability
  • Business Interruption
  • Protection of Assets from Illegal Demands
  • Threat Response
  • Disappearance Investigation
  • Emergency Political Repatriation and Relocation
  • Hijack
  • Hostage Crisis
  • The Loss of Ransom in Transit
  • Piracy
  • Child Abduction
  • Cyber Attack
  • Loss of Earnings

1 MS Risk Global Review - November 2014

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