Africa-focused MGA, Imara, launches on Volante platform

  • Offering ‘A’ rated capacity
  • Treaty and facultative solutions across multiple business lines
  • Led by Bobby Swarup and Bilal Zafar


Volante Global Limited (Volante) has announced the launch of Imara, a new reinsurance Managing General Agent (MGA) that focuses exclusively on Africa.

Imara, which means strong and resolute in Swahili, aims to support the development of a sustainable and resilient re/insurance market across Africa. The company offers both treaty and facultative solutions across multiple business lines secured by international ‘A’ rated capacity.

Bobby Swarup, Managing Director, and Bilal Zafar, President and Underwriting Director have operated and sold insurance businesses in Africa. They have extensive knowledge and experience of re/insurance in high growth markets, with 30 years of combined industry experience covering underwriting, strategy, finance and operations.


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