Specie Insurance

The Specie account provides protection for valuable interests on display, in storage and in transit.

Canopius is a leading Specie market with a highly experienced team and a track record of developing innovative solutions to complex risks. We work closely with our clients to develop long-standing relationships and to provide bespoke coverage for their evolving needs. The team is focused on providing the highest levels of service with quick, flexible and consistent decisions.

Our dedicated in house claims team has the ability to adjust claims of any size or complexity.

We write a diversified portfolio across all product lines and work with a global client base ranging from private individuals to multinational investment banks. Coverage is provided worldwide for all risks of physical loss and damage.

Our products include:

  • Fine Art – covering a wide range of artistic media including paintings, sculptures books, memorabilia, historical artefacts, ceramics, furniture, fine wine and musical instruments.
  • General Specie – including precious metals, securities, cash and valuable documents.
  • Jewellers Block – including diamonds and jewellery along all aspects of the supply chain.
  • Cash in Transit – covering companies involved with the collection, processing and delivery of cash and other high value interests.

In addition to our core products, Canopius also underwrites a number of specialty lines including Cryptocurrencies in cold storage and excess coverage to Securities Investment Protection Schemes.

Specie capacity is USD 130 million.