Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks. The company began writing business in March 2010 and is eligible in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. Its products are distributed through select surplus lines brokers throughout the United States. A.M. Best Company has assigned Kinsale Insurance Company a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent).
Principal investors in Kinsale include funds advised by NexPhase Capital (formerly, Moelis Capital Partners, LLC) and Virginia Capital Partners, as well as the Kinsale management team. NexPhase Capital is a New York based independent private equity firm that makes sector-focused investments in lower middle market growth-oriented companies. Virginia Capital, which is based in Richmond, Virginia, has investments in more than 30 enterprises and has significant experience investing in excess and surplus lines insurance companies.
Kinsale targets small-to-medium sized accounts and can offer terms on a variety of risks to include those with new or high hazard operations and businesses that have poor loss histories or are located in high risk venues. The experienced and entrepreneurial minded Kinsale team has unmatched underwriting flexibility to tailor coverage for your difficult risks.
Kinsale differentiates itself through its broad product offering, its surplus lines underwriting approach and its exceptional customer service.