With a holding company with over a billion dollars in fresh capital, Ironshore® has become one of the fastest growing companies in the industry, and we truly believe there's never been a better time to be in the insurance business. In fact, we launched Ironshore understanding the market's need for a better model, where clients have access to experienced leadership on a daily basis, and top talent takes the time to understand your business to customize solutions, minimize risk and solve even your most complex problems. We've found that when you go above expectations and think well beyond the industry standard, innovation happens every day. And in an industry where you need to expect the unexpected, this entrepreneurial approach is the best protection you can have when confronting the challenging demands inherent in specialty insurance.
Ironshore was founded by industry leaders Bob and John Clements in 2006. They have held the belief that the right leadership leads to the best partnerships. That's why Ironshore has assembled the top talent in the industry. From health, environment, energy, construction, property, casualty and professional liability, our leaders have helped define the categories in which they specialize. With an average of 25 years experience. Our key executives are empowered to act like entrepreneurial owners. Because indeed, they are. Which means no ivory towers or silos. You have direct access to senior level decision makers that have the freedom to immediately impact the long-term vitality and well being of your business. Quite simply, smart and nimble works.
At Ironshore, we're well aware that our relationship is only as strong as your reputation, so we will work tirelessly to provide value first, over value added. And in today's risk complex world, this consistent guidance is needed now more than ever.
Ironshore was launched in the wake of the subprime meltdown and the catastrophic losses from Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita. We combined leadership, experience and financial strength to take on the market's most challenging risks. Our nimble structure, work ethic and innovative approach is the difference between the standard insurance provider and a true insurance partner.