Our History

Lonmar Global Risks Limited, previously SBJ has been trading since 1977, has grown to become one of the top 15 leading independent insurance brokers at Lloyd’s. Based at the heart of the world's foremost insurance market in London, we serve a global client base offering a full range of insurance solutions with a particular focus on Non-Marine classes.

Ropner Insurance Services, traces its roots from the Ropner Shipping Company founded in 1875 and was established as a Lloyd's broker in its own right in 1969. It is recognised as one of the premier Marine insurance brokers operating in the London market. Through its long history and with its acknowledged experience in this field, it provides a high-class service to clients across the full range of Marine insurance classes.

Lonmar and Ropner were ideally positioned to come together to harness Non-Marine and Marine specialisms and see their position established as a leading, independent multi lines Lloyd's brokerage.

Lonmar and Ropner were brought together under the common Partnership of GRP in 2016 and in July 2022 GRP was acquired by Brown & Brown Inc. a global US based broker employing over 15,000 teammates with revenues in excess of $3.6Bn see https://www.bbinsurance.com/ Lonmar now forms a part of Brown & Brown’s global wholesale Division, Bridge Specialty Group https://bridgespecialtygroup.com/ and we are proud to be part of the 6th largest broker in the world, providing access to experienced specialist underwriters and insurance capacity in the London and international markets.

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For information request, please call us on 020 7204 3600 or send us an email with your enquiry