April 27, 2021

Ep 77 Stephen Catlin & Paul Brand Convex: Being ready ahead of the market

Today’s guests head one the largest and best-placed new businesses in the market.

This is because it had a long head-start on the class of 2020.

Before the market turn became obvious last year it already had $1.7bn in capital committed and underwriting teams in place. Then with the hardening in full swing it accelerated its growth plan and almost doubled that capital base.

Convex’s Chairman and CEO Stephen Catlin and Deputy CEO Paul Brand have had impeccable timing and are looking to use the benefit of all their long experience building Catlin into a global specialty insurer and reinsurer to good use with their new project.

It’s clear from this interview that they intend to do everything better, stronger and faster and what’s more they plan to enjoy the journey more along the way.

Here we dissect the market opportunity for this very large legacy-free start-up from every angle and leave no topic off the table.


We thank our naming sponsor AdvantageGo - enabling an enterprise view of exposure:

We also thank Claims Direct Access (CDA) and Free Partners for their support today:

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