Providing tailored insurance protection for valuable assets and prized collectibles


Cincinnati Global underwrites policies for all kinds of valuable property whilst static on location, or whilst in transit on a truly global basis. With more than 40 years of combined experience in this class of business, our team are proven leaders within the Lloyd’s market for all lines of Specie insurance, covering many leading industry and private risks in the jewellery, financial, art and cash management sectors.

Broad coverage is available on an “all risks of physical loss or damage” basis to a diverse range of goods including art, antiques and collectibles, precious metals, diamonds and precious stones, jewellery, cash, bonds, securities and other valuable documents. Policies fall within these four sub-categories:


Cincinnati Global is able to cover jewellery through the entire life cycle of the product, for companies involved in the production of raw materials, manufacturing, wholesale and retail trades, as well as private individuals who own collections or pieces. We also offer specialist coverage for diamonds being cut and polished by industry professionals.

Fine Art

Our team provides policies for art belonging to private collectors, commercial and nonprofit galleries and museums for their permanent and temporary exhibits, art dealers, shippers, packers, art restorers and specialist art storage facilities.

Cash Management

We underwrite policies for logistics companies that specialise in transporting, counting and storing cash and other valuables.

General Specie

Tailored policies are available for any item of a valuable nature that is not provided for in the above, whilst static on location or whilst in transit anywhere in the world. This includes cash in ATMs, safety deposit box contents, precious metals and stones at mine sites, as well as coverage for investors’ assets excess of security investor protection schemes.

We are a service-driven team who provide decisive and consistent underwriting consideration to a diverse range of risk, including solutions tailored to unique risk exposures. Our Cincinnati Global claims team provide prompt and fair consideration to claims, with the aim of achieving a fair and satisfactory outcome to loss events. 

Contact details

Ian Seakens
Head of Specie
Tel: +44 (0)20 7220 8254 Email

Charlotte McIntyre, ACII
Specie Underwriter
Tel: +44 (0)20 7220 8253 Email


The account is underwritten at Lloyd’s Box 185 and 188 on Gallery 1.