Kidnap and Ransom insurance

Kidnap and Ransom insurance provides a reactive rescue service, taking action at the first indication of trouble, working to rescue hostages quickly and safely while protecting our clients from financial loss.

Kidnap and Ransom insurance is often taken out by businesses operating in high-risk areas, or by individuals planning to travel through potentially dangerous countries.


We offer a full range of cover, including:

•   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
 

Our expert kidnap and ransom brokers understand that different activities and locations carry different risk. That’s why they produce independent country reports, offering trends and statistics to understand the level of risk your business faces. These are available on request for both current and prospective clients.

For most of us, kidnapping is something that only happens in movies. But unfortunately, in many parts of the world, it is a very real threat. It can be traumatic and even life-threatening for the victims, and incredibly expensive for businesses and family members who are forced to pay extortionate ransoms. 

In this situation, knowing that you are covered can help you focus on what’s really important – getting your people home safe.

Speak with a specialist

Call one of our regional offices or leave us a message at [email protected] and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Stockholm: Howden Insurance Brokers AB, Linnégatan 2, SE-114 47. 
Tel: +46(8) 545 670 20
Managing Director: Marie Gustafsson
Deputy Managing Director: Kristoffer Haleen

Göteborg: Howden Insurance Brokers West AB, Fredsgatan 1, SE 411 07.
Tel: +46 (0)31 13 48 04
Managing Director: Per-Olof Persson

Malmö: Howden Insurance Brokers South AB, Södergatan 13, SE-211 34.
Tel: +46 (0)40 626 93 30
Managing Director: Kristoffer Haleen

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