Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. The company's Marine segment underwrites various marine classes, including hull, energy, cargo and specie, piracy, satellite, aviation, kidnap and ransom, and war risks. Its Political, Accident & Contingency segment underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation, and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration. This segment also underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports, and income protection risks. The company's Property segment provides commercial, homeowners', and construction and engineering property insurance. Its Reinsurance segment specializes in writing property catastrophe, property per risk, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss, and pro-rata businesses. The company's Specialty Lines segment underwrites professional, management, and environmental liability, including architects and engineers, healthcare, cyber, lawyers, technology, media, and business services, as well as directors and officers, and employment risk practices risks. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.