OneBeacon Surety Group Offers Expanded Capacity

June 3, 2019

OneBeacon Surety Group is pleased to announce that, effective May 2019, we can offer up to $300,000,000 net of collateral in aggregate surety bond capacity for qualifying clients. We are excited to bring this expanded capacity to our customers and look forward to working with you to address your commercial surety needs.

U.S. Leadership Appointments, Expanded Capacity

June 12, 2018

We are pleased to announce changes to the roles and responsibilities of members of our U.S. leadership team. In addition, we are now offering up to $250,000,000 in aggregate surety bond capacity for qualifying clients.

Introducing the North American Surety Team

April 12, 2018

Late last year, our merger with Intact Financial Corporation was completed. With our shared commitment to surety business and expanding those capabilities, we are excited to be on our way to creating a leading North American specialty and surety provider.

Intact Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of U.S. Specialty Insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. and Announces Executive Appointment

September 28, 2017

Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced that it has completed its C$2.3 billion (US$1.7 billion) acquisition of U.S. specialty insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (OneBeacon). The acquisition makes IFC a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America with over C$2 billion in combined annual premiums focusing on small to midsize businesses.
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OneBeacon Surety Group Welcomes Brian Passolt

May 16, 2017

Brian Passolt joined OneBeacon Surety Group in May 2017 as Vice President of our Midwest region. Brian oversees our business activities for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.  His 16 years of surety experience have focused on the Midwest region, which positions him well in this territory. Brian may be reached at and 312.821.4741.

OneBeacon To Be Acquired By Intact Financial Corporation For $1.7 Billion

May 3, 2017

Yesterday, OneBeacon announced that it has has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) will acquire all outstanding OneBeacon shares for $18.10 in cash per share.

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Support for an Important Cause

October 24, 2016

We enjoy supporting those causes that matter to our agency partners. Recently, we sponsored a hole at a charity golf tournament to benefit Part of the Solution. Our agency partners at Alliant are very involved with this Bronx-based organization, which focusses on fighting hunger and poverty in the local community. We are happy to see our partners enjoying a day on the golf course for a good cause!  

OneBeacon Surety Group Welcomes Terry Dahl

August 31, 2015

Terry Dahl has recently joined OneBeacon as Vice President of Surety Claims based in the New York City office. He brings over 20 years of experience to OneBeacon. Terry has served in roles of increasing responsibility with leading property-casualty carriers over the last ten years and also spent time in private practice. He earned his juris doctor from Seton Hall Law School. Terry may be reached at or 212.440.6550.

OneBeacon Surety Group Welcomes Mark Atkins

January 20, 2015

Mark Atkins joined OneBeacon Surety Group in January 2015 as Vice President of our Northwest region. Mark oversees our business activities for the states of Alaska, Northern California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.  His ten years of surety experience have focused on the northwest region, which positions him well in this key territory. Mark may be reached at or 781.332.8120.

OneBeacon Surety Group Welcomes Mike Lahn

January 14, 2015

Michael Lahn has joined our team as Senior Vice President. In his new role, Mike manages our Southwest region, which includes Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah.  He brings over 20 years of experience in the surety business gained through positions of increasing responsibility at several leading national carriers. Mike may be reached at or 212.440.6523.