Capital Shield is a Crime insurance product purchased by an individual investor that covers the investor in the event their asset manager/investment advisor embezzles the investor’s funds.
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Individual investors have the ability to buy insurance to cover almost everything of value in their lives, transferring the risk to an insurance carrier for many types of assets they own.
However, individual investors – until now – have not been able to insure their money or invested assets in the event their investment advisor / asset manager embezzles their money. They often don’t know they are exposed, nor that they would have to potentially bear the loss of all of their funds if their finances are not protected.
This is where Capital Shield Comes in.
Individuals who are retired with a sizable portfolio and cannot afford to lose their investment.
Individuals who have had financial success in their careers. Anyone from private entrepreneurs to corporate executives.
Individuals who have inherited funds. This includes a child (trust) or someone who inherited money and needs it to bridge the gap between getting by and living a comfortable life. They too, do not want to risk losing their investment if these funds are invested.
Sports players, actresses/actors, etc. Those whose careers can be short lived so investing and safeguarding those investments are crucial.
Entrusting securities industry professionals with invested assets is common among individual investors, but increasingly often, the industry has seen these individual investors being taken advantage of. Investment embezzlement is a crime present in the back of many investors’ minds since the Madoff scandal of 2008, but even with robust technology and regulations, embezzlement continues to happen today.
Capital Shield is the premier insurance product for people who want to protect their assets from embezzlement by their investment advisors, asset managers, fund managers, or other securities industry professionals.
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Key Persons are named on the policy
An investor can name multiple Key Persons onto their policy. These Key Persons would be securities industry professionals that act as investment advisors, asset managers, fund managers, etc. for the invested assets of the policyholder.
An individual can purchase an aggregate limit of up to $10,000,000
Minimum deductible is $50,000 per occurrence
Please download and complete the fillable application and submit to your qualified Capital Shield insurance provider.
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Actual coverage afforded by the Capital Shield Product offered through Berkley FinSecure is subject to underwriting approval and terms and conditions. Berkley FinSecure is an operating unit of Berkley Insurance Company. Products and services described above are provided by Berkley FinSecure through various surplus lines insurance company subsidiaries of W.R. Berkley Corporation, and offered through licensed surplus lines brokers. Not all products and services may be available in all jurisdictions, and the coverage provided by any insurer is subject to the actual terms and conditions of the policies issued. Surplus lines insurance carriers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds. For additional information concerning W. R. Berkley Corporation’s insurance company subsidiaries, click here.