Ethos Specialty is a leading Managing General Underwriter (MGU) that develops industry-specific insurance programs and provides specialized underwriting services on behalf of high-quality carrier and syndicate partners. Ethos has developed, and is the underwriting manager for, eight niche-programs across three divisions – Property, Casualty and M&A Insurance.

Ethos Specialty is owned by Ascot Group, a specialty insurance and reinsurance business with a track-record of exceptional underwriting performance. Ethos benefits from the deep capabilities and underwriting expertise of Ascot Group and is able to match risk to multiple sources of capital as well providing the highest quality, independent underwriting service to its industry partners and capital providers.

Ascot Group is owned by CPP Investments, a global investment management organization that invests the assets of the Canada Pension Plan. CPP Investments is the largest pension plan in Canada with over C$450 billion in invested assets, representing the retirement contributions of over 20 million Canadians. CPP Investments is rated ‘AAA’ by S&P and Moody’s.