Catlin Group, a Bermuda-based specialty insurance and reinsurance company, has formed a partnership with two specialist risk management consultancies Drum Cussac and Compass Risk Management.

The partnership is expected to enhance the services offered by Catlin Group to its clients with hijack, kidnap, extortion and wrongful detention exposures.

Catlin Asset Protection head in London Peter Dobbs said that the partnership is designed to ensure that their clients have access to the highest-quality response, prevention and maritime intelligence service, 24/7 wherever they operate.

Drum Cussac, an international business risk consultancy, provides risk mitigation solutions to international companies, government agencies and private clients.

Compass Risks Management specializes in the prevention and safe resolution of incidents of maritime piracy, kidnap and extortion.