In many ways, getting a surety bond and finding the right provider is really critical in making your business work. For our fuel tax bonds, we have a variety of providers that exist and can provide a great way to get a bond. So, we pay attention to any and all providers out there, especially when new providers enter new markets. As you can see below, the Berkshire Hathaway group has entered a new market, which is great news for that market.
BHSI’s surety division will initially focus on civil contractors, general builders, engineering firms, equipment manufacturers, suppliers and fabrication firms, BHSI said Tuesday in a statement.
Singapore-based Andrew Ho will serve as vice president, head of surety, Asia. Previously, Mr. Ho was director of trade programs and credit insurance at Standard Chartered Bank P.L.C., according to the statement.
“A strong surety offering is a welcome addition to the marketplace and rounds out our broad range of coverages for construction and commercial customers in Asia,” Marcus Portbury, BHSI’s senior vice president and regional head of third-party lines in Asia, said in the statement.