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Reviewed by Daniel Walker
Licensed Auto Insurance Agent

UPDATED: Aug 18, 2020

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Company Details
Address: 17 State Street
City: New York
State: New York
ZIP Code: 10004
Phone Number: +1-203-977-8000
Website: http://www.hudsoninsgroup.com
Year Founded:
AM Best Rating: “A” XV (“EXCELLENT”)
Company Rating 0 (0 reviews)

Things to Remember...

  • Hudson Auto Insurance offers a broad range of specialty property and casualty insurance services but they do not offer personal auto coverage
  • Hudson is located in NYC but has branch office throughout the nation
  • Standard & Poor’s rates Hudson Specialty Insurance with an “A”

This Hudson Auto Insurance Review explores New York City-based Hudson Insurance Group.

As a premier specialty insurance company with offices throughout the country, Hudson is located in NYC but has branch offices throughout the nation.

The company offers a broad range of specialty property and casualty insurance services and products to individual, corporate, and professional clients, and is solution-oriented.

Hudson Insurance Group is owned by Odyssey Re, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

The parent company has assets of about $10.3 billion and shareholder equity of approximately $3.2 billion, according to the company’s website.

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Hudson Insurance Group Overview

Hudson Insurance Group is a U.S. insurance unit of Odyssey Re Holdings, a property and casualty reinsurance company. Reinsurers provide insurance services to other insurers.

The company offers traditional property and casualty insurance solutions, such as auto insurance, to commercial clients only.

In the United Kingdom, the company does business through a Lloyd’s of London seat (Newline Syndicate) and operates in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Property and casualty reinsurance business lines include coverage for the following:

  • accident
  • medical and health
  • auto liability
  • general liability
  • professional liability

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Parent company Fairfax Financial bought up the remaining portions of both companies that it didn’t already own for approximately one billion dollars in 2009.

According to Dun & Bradstreet, reinsurance activities are responsible for about 67 percent of the companies’ premium income.

Hudson Insurance Group and its parent sell property and casualty insurance services and programs directly to customers via employed agents as well as an independent network of insurance sales agents and brokers.

The United States market accounts for about 50 percent of the companies’ premium income.

Insurance premiums from clients in Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, and Singapore represent the remaining 50 percent of premium income earned by the insurance operations arm.

Hudson Insurance Group offers property and casualty insurance policies, along with special liability and customized property insurance programs for farmers, professional practices, and medical care providers.

In the United Kingdom, the company underwrites corporate officers’ and directors’ liability insurance and indemnity insurance to the professions through Newline Syndicate Insurance.

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Hudson Insurance Group Financial Information

According to Dun & Bradstreet, parent Odyssey Holdings is considered a “high-risk” vendor.

Standard & Poor’s rates Hudson Specialty Insurance “A“ (Outlook: Stable) as of December 22, 2010. Newline Syndicate at Lloyd’s of London received an “A+” (“Strong”) from Lloyd’s as of December 2010.

Hudson Insurance Group Regional Locations

The company maintains regional offices in:

  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • San Francisco
  • Corona, California
  • Napa, California
  • Stamford, Connecticut
  • Avon, Connecticut
  • Mineola, New York
  • Overland Park, Kansas
  • Stanley, North Dakota

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References:

  1. http://www.hudsoninsgroup.com
  2. http://www.standardandpoors.com/home/en/us
  3. http://www.hudsoninsgroup.com/products-specialty-property.htm
  4. http://www.hudsoninsgroup.com/about-hudson-overview.htm
  5. http://www.hudsoninsgroup.com/products-professional-liability.htm
  6. http://www.hudsoninsgroup.com/locations-atlanta.htm