How we help you

The number of kidnappings and extortions around the world are increasing, particularly affecting areas where there is political or social unrest such as the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, South America and war-torn zones like Iraq, Syria and Yemen. 

The London insurance market have long been specialists for this class of risk and at Iris we can offer you access to a range of insurers that provide insurance and risk management solutions including coverage for: 

  • Kidnap
  • Extortion
  • Detention
  • Products extortion
  • Hijack
  • Loss of earnings 

These policies would normally include loss prevention advice, access to specialist risk and crisis response consultants and rehabilitation services following a kidnap.  

Why you should try us

Having the right insurance policy can be vitally important when you face a kidnapping crisis.  With years of experience, our K&R team can help you navigate the London insurance market and compare the different insurance policies that are available, helping you to make the most appropriate choice for your client.

Key Contacts

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Donn K Cantwell

Director & Divisional Director - Non-Marine

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Steven Ahern

Divisional Director

Why Clients Choose Us


An independent London based broker 100% owned by our directors, allowing us to provide unfettered commitment to help our clients be more successful.


A team trusted to bring a high level of knowledge, expertise and creativity to deliver effective solutions and efficient broking and claims services.


A deep understanding of the Lloyd’s, London and European markets, we use our strong underwriter relationships to deliver superb results.