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Commercial Surety

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Business moves fast, so bonding needs are often time-sensitive and critical to meeting a business goal. Our Commercial Surety team is dedicated to finding the most effective solutions as quickly as possible.

Target classes

High quality, financially stable, publicly traded and large privately held companies representing the following industries:

  • Financial institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Public utilities
  • Transportation

Generally excluded from appetite

  • Bail Bonds
  • Credit enhancement
  • Environmental Protection Bonds dealing with radioactive waste

Policy highlights

  • Court Bonds – Appeal, Replevin, Discharge of Lien
  • License and Permit – Numerous types – Bond is condition precedent to the granting of a license to engage in a particular business
  • Miscellaneous – Customs/Excise, Fiduciary, Reclamation, Insurance Program, Lost Document

The Liberty difference

  • Global capabilities and capacity combined with mid-market appetite
  • Unique market expertise across a wide array of Commercial Surety products
  • Access to the vast scale of resources of Liberty Mutual Surety

Why Liberty?

  • • A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating ‘A’ (Excellent); S&P rating of ‘A’ (Strong)
  • • Efficient cross-border capabilities
  • • Established Canadian market presence for over 25 years
  • • Access to Liberty Mutual’s extensive international network
  • • Local underwriting authority
  • • Local risk engineering and risk control experts
  • • In-house claims service team