Probitas Opens Probitas 1942 (Europe) to underwrite EEA business

Probitas 1492 announces the opening of Probitas 1492 (Europe) SRL/BV, based in Brussels and with a branch office in London, to underwrite business in the European Economic Area (EEA).

The Belgium office is led by Koen Cambre, Head of Office and Senior Underwriter, who will work closely with the syndicate team in the UK.

Nick Bacon, Managing Director of the Probitas Group, commented, “Opening Probitas 1492 (Europe) is the next stage in the continuous evolution and growth of Probitas. I’m very proud that, following on from the approval of Probitas Managing Agency in 2021, we now have a fully approved European based underwriting agency, with a UK branch to serve London based brokers. We’re delighted to welcome Koen Cambre and are confident that his knowledge and experience in European markets will enable the continued development of our business.

Koen Cambre said, “I am delighted to have joined Probitas 1492 (Europe), and am looking forward to establishing the Brussels based team and working with my colleagues in the London office. I will be blending my European market expertise with our underwriting and analytics resources to deliver Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance solutions to EEA brokers.


Probitas 1492 (Europe) is a service company and part of the Probitas Group of companies. It is regulated by the FSMA as a mandated underwriter and reinsurance broker, with authority to enter into contracts of (re)insurance on behalf of Lloyd’s Europe in Belgium, in all other EEA jurisdictions via the freedom of services and the UK via Probitas 1492 (Europe) SRL/BV – UK branch in London.