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DIFC the Global Hub for Insurance and Reinsurance

When you join the number one financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, you can connect with over 100 insurers, reinsurers, captives and insurance-related entities that make us a global hub for the sector.

During 2022, DIFC’s market underwrote over USD 2.1bn in gross written premiums and the amount continues to grow. The insurance and reinsurance sector is using DIFC, the only financial centre in the region with global leader status, as a catalyst for growth. 

Access MEASA’s largest and deepest insurance and reinsurance cluster

  • Carriers

  • MGAs/Underwriting Agents/ TPAs Cover holders/Syndicates

  • TPAs

  • Brokers

  • Professional Captives Service Providers

  • Captives

Join DIFC and benefit from:

  • Experienced reinsurance set-up and structuring capabilities

  • Access to insurers and reinsurance brokers from across MEASA markets

  • Technical underwriters on the ground, in the same time zone

Join a growing community of MGAs

  • DIFC is home to more than 40 managing general agents (MGAs).

  • MGAs in DIFC are a ‘category 4’ vehicle for prudential purposes.

  • MGAs established in the DIFC are licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (the DFSA) to conduct the regulated financial service of “Insurance Management.” MGAs in DIFC can:

    • Perform underwriting and administrative functions on behalf of the reinsurer for the purposes of enabling the reinsurer to effect or carry out contracts of reinsurance.

    • Provide advice in relation to a contract of reinsurance.

    • Arrange reinsurance coverage in respect of the business being underwritten.

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