Gard announces interim management changes


Gard announced today interim management changes due to the CEO, Claes Isacson, being on leave for medical reasons from 7 January 2013.

Press release: Gard opens new office in Imabari, Japan


Claes Isacson, CEO of Gard, commented “Gard has invested considerable resources over the last decade to create a genuinely global footprint – designed to offer a first class service wherever we are needed.

Press release: Safeguard launches a new insurance and guarantee cover for war and terrorism risk under the Athens Convention and the EU Passenger Liability Regulation (PLR)


Safeguard Guarantee Company Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd, announced today that it is introducing an insurance and guarantee facility which will cover the war risk liabilities that fall outside the scope of standard P&I club cover.

Press release: Gard announces 5 per cent general increase


Our business is about being prepared for the unexpected, and we have created a model that is built to handle risk - both financially and operationally.

Press release: Gard appoints new Senior Underwriter


Gard is pleased to announce that Bart Mertens has joined Gard as a Senior Underwriter in the Charterers Traders team.

Press release: Gard reports group half year results

Gard reports a profit for the period to 20th August of USD 107 million resulting from a sound underwriting performance, a positive claims environment and a healthy return on investments.

Press release: Gard reduces deferred call by USD 40m

Gard today announced that, at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on 31 May, 2010 it was decided to return USD 40 million to the mutual members of the Club by reducing the deferred call for 2009 from 25% to 10% of the advanced call.

Press release: Gard reports strong results for 2009

"2009 saw positive results across all areas of the group's operations" said Stephen Pan, Chairman of the Board. "The insurance operations performed very well with a combined ratio across the group of 92% and our investment return was19%."

Press release: Gard appoints new managing director for Japan

Gard is pleased to announce that Tadashi Sugimoto will be joining the group's Tokyo office on 20 February, 2010, as managing director of Gard (Japan).

Press release: Gard builds Defence capabilities


Gard announced today that it has recruited Michael Moon, currently a partner at the London-based solicitors, Bentleys Stokes and Lowless, as a Senior Defence lawyer to work in its Oslo office. He will join Gard on the 1st April, 2010.  

Press release: Gard rating ‘A', stable from Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) today confirmed its long-term counterparty credit and insurer financial strength ratings on Assuranceforeningen Gard - gjensidig - and its related core entities as 'A' stable.