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Specialist insurance advice
for your business

To discuss your insurance needs please contact: 

Andrew Jobson
Tel: +44 (0)20 7265 5656
Email: andrew.jobson@cbcinsurance.co.uk

Luke Mullett
Tel: +44(0)20 7265 5681
Email: luke.mullett@cbcinsurance.co.uk

Tom Sargent
Tel: +44(0)20 7265 5605

Email: tom.sargent@cbcinsurance.co.uk



Art insurance for institutional and corporate collectors, museums and the art trade

CBC has many years’ experience in the insurance of the fine art and antiques trade, including; dealers, auctioneers, restorers, museums, institutional and corporate collectors, artists, as well as private collectors. 

We are privileged to have looked after leading Members of The British Antique Dealers' Association and The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers for over 30 years.

We are proud to be one of the sponsors of the BADA Fair for Fine Art, Design and Antiques, which is held annually in March at The Duke of York Square, Kings Road, London SW3 4LY.  www.badafair.com

We have strong relationships with established Lloyd’s Syndicates and specialist London Market art insurance companies enabling us to secure competitive premiums and flexible policy coverage.

We endeavour to meet all clients, to understand their needs first-hand and offer best advice on structuring the insurances.  We can assist with risk management advice, and will always strive to ensure that any claim is settled promptly and to the full satisfaction of clients.  We undertake annual reviews of insurance programmes, to ensure the cover provided continually meets clients' evolving requirements.


Why choose CBC to be your insurance broker?

  • We are a Lloyd's Broker which means we have the highest level of regulation and control.
  • We offer independent advice and access to Lloyd's Underwriters, and other specialist art insurers including; AXA ART, Ecclesiastical, Hiscox, XL Catlin, W/R/B, to mention just a few of the better known insurers in this field
  • We actively encourage meetings at your premises to help identify your insurance and risk management needs
  • A relationship manager provides a single point of contact at CBC for all your needs, both in placing the insurance and also helping with any claims
  • Risk management advice and assistance

Unlike many other brokers we do not charge admin fees.  Nor do we charge any up-lift on premium instalment plans. 

Special features of collection/museum insurance:

  • All risks insurance including loss in value after damage
  • Flexible limits for transits and other locations, including exhibitions
  • High single article limits
  • Agreed values on the collection, making claims settlements much quicker
  • Defective title insurance
  • Automatic cover for new acquisitions
  • Costs of emergency evacuation of the collection
  • Specialist loss adjusters used with access to top restorers


Features of commercial art insurance

We aim to provide an all-embracing insurance service, tailor-made to protect our clients, which combine the various classes of business insurance into one contract, including but not limited to:

  • All risks insurance on stock and consignments
  • Flexible limits for transits and other locations including trade fairs
  • Buildings
  • Fixtures, fittings and business contents
  • Business interruption
  • Employers liability
  • Public and product liabilities
  • Professional Indemnity (or Errors and omissions)
  • Defective title
  • Personal accident
  • Specialist loss adjusters used with access to top restorers