Our Story

Tempo Underwriting was founded in 2012 with a vision of becoming an underwriter-led, multi-line MGA focused on specialty lines business.

Tempo Underwriting was founded in 2012 and has grown into a multi-line MGA writing insurance and reinsurance speciality lines worldwide.

Tempo Underwriting has evolved to meet market needs and continues to service its client base from operations in London and Lisbon.

Tempo Underwriting partners with capacity providers to tailor products to local market needs.

Tempo Underwriting is a Lloyd’s Coverholder, CII Corporate Charter Insurer, member of APROSE, and a member of the MGAA.

Company Timeline

Key milestones in our business include


Treaty Team partnership with Patria Re expands

offering to include Cat

Tempo Portugal Approved as Lloyd’s Coverholder


Tempo Portugal Established

Started Terrorism and Political Violence U/W


Expansion of Professional

Lines Team to include FI

Q1 – Expansion of Treaty Team,

underwriting Non-Marine


Q2 – Approved as Lloyd’s


Q2 – Launches Surety Team, with an Italian

and Southern European bond book
Q3 – Becomes member of MGAA


Q1 – Increased line size and added Marine and Energy Treaty offering
Q2 – Launches Professional Indemnity team
Q3 – Diversified capacity base for Marine, Energy and Aviation Treaty
Q4 – Started underwriting FMX business – Non-Marine, Marine, Energy and Aviation
Q4 – Expansion of Treaty Team, underwriting off and onshore Energy

Q1 – Awarded Corporate Chartered Insurer status by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
Q2 – Launches D&O (Directors & Officers) team


Q2 – Tempo Partners Limited Incorporated in England and Wales
Q4 – Authorised by Financial Services Authority (now Financial Conduct Authority)
Q4 – Launches Marine & Aviation Treaty team