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Global Surety

Contact +1 860 277 0111

Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance, a division of The Travelers Companies, Inc., is a leader in the surety industry and provides a wide range of customers with construction and commercial surety bonds and risk management services. Travelers has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and at Lloyd’s. In Brazil and Colombia, the company also has joint ventures with Junto Seguros, one of the leaders in surety bonds in Brazil.

Travelers’ financial strength allows us to deliver the capacity our clients need in any circumstance. AM Best, S & P, Moody’s and Fitch have assigned Travelers financial strength ratings of A++, AA, Aa2 and AA, respectively.

Within Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance, the Commercial Surety business unit specializes in the handling of the domestic and international bonding needs of clients ranging from the largest multi-nationals to “Main Street” businesses. Industries serviced include financial institutions, healthcare, manufacturing, public utilities, retailers, concession companies, service contractors, technology, telecommunications, mining and transportation. Bond offerings include performance and payment bonds for commercial entities, court bonds, tax bonds, concession bonds, license and permit bonds and customs/carnet Bonds.

The Construction Services business unit offers bonding and related services to general contractors and construction managers; prime subcontractor trades, mechanical and electrical; road, bridge and paving contractors; and underground utility contractors. Bond offerings include bid bonds, performance and payment bonds, license and permit bonds, release of lien bonds and supply bonds.


Travelers was founded in 1853 and is one of the largest property casualty companies in the United States. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees, 10,500 independent agents and brokers, and multiple market segments across the personal, business, financial and international insurance groups. Revenues in 2022 totalled US $37 billion and, as of December 2022, total assets were US $115.717 billion and shareholders’ equity was US $21.56 billion.

Contact Persons

Richard Hazzard
Vice President
Bond & Specialty Insurance
+44 20 3207 6881 (tel)

Gonzalo Videla
Vice President
Bond & Specialty Insurance
+1 267 675 3045 (tel)