XL Catlin’s contingency insurance coverage is focused on event cancelation and liability insurance for sports, entertainment and trade shows, as well as prize indemnity insurance. We are highly experienced in North American and UK business and can also accept business from across the globe.

Product details


Maximum Capacity USD 100m


Liability insurance for sports, entertainment and other event organizers and promoters may not provide coverage for financial exposures such as contractual liabilities, lost revenues and ticket refunds. Contingency insurance from XL Catlin does exactly that.

Our product also provides the contingent finance for prize events, competitions and bonus payments, so that promoters do not have to tie up funds for something that might never happen.

Our key areas of interest are:

–Event cancellation and abandonment
   –Corporate events
   –Sporting events
   –Trade shows
   –Music festivals

Prize indemnity
  –Game shows
  –Hole in one
  –Contractual bonus

Music tours
   –Key speakers
   –Theatre production

Weather related risks
   –Advertising shoots
   –Pluvious cover

–Film producers’ indemnity
   –Film production
   –Death & disgrace.

Online Contingency Insurance Platform
We also offer a quick and easy to use online product which enables you to quote and bind in under a minute. It is available through our online trading platform, and provides insurance for Hole in One, Prize Indemnity, Event cancellation and Abandonment and Event Liability.

Benefits & Services

We can offer cover otherwise excluded from a standard contingency insurance wording such as:
– Terrorism
– War
– Nuclear, chemical, biological or radiological attacks
– Political violence

Information and Research


Combined Terrorism Event Cancellation Insurance

This general product description is informational only. It is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to purchase any particular insurance product. Products are subject to legal and underwriting requirements. Coverages may not be available in all jurisdictions, including without limitation any jurisdiction within the United States, and may be available only through appropriately licensed producers. In addition, GAPS’s provision of publications or services is not an indication of the existence or availability under any policy of coverage for any particular property or type of loss or damage. Policies underwritten from Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico, Switzerland, or written by XL Insurance Company SE are only available through non US-based brokers. The Insurance companies of XL Group Ltd are: Catlin Insurance Company, Inc., Catlin Indemnity Company, Catlin Specialty Insurance Company, Greenwich Insurance Company, Indian Harbor Insurance Company, XL Insurance America, Inc., XL Specialty Insurance Company, XL Bermuda Ltd, XL Insurance Company SE, XL Insurance Switzerland Ltd, XL Insurance (China) Company Limited, XL Seguros Brasil S.A. and XL Insurance Mexico SA de CV. Coverages placed with Lloyd’s Syndicate #2003 are managed by Catlin Underwriting Agencies Limited and supported by XL Catlin corporate capital. Additional important information regarding our business is provided on our Legal Notices page.

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