About us

Insurance Facilitators are a Australian owned specialist Crop Insurance Underwriter for Broadacre, Cotton, Multi-Peril Crop Insurance, Plantation Timber and Carbon Sinks, Almond, Citrus and Olives.

Insurance Facilitators launched in 2001 as a full nationwide, ASIC licensed, crop and forestry underwriting agency providing both traditional & innovative products, developed by our senior team of agronomists, foresters, tertiary educated managers & our vast network of agricultural and insurance professionals. In 2010 Insurance Facilitators started insuring Standing Timber in New Zealand and were pioneers in developing Carbon Forestry insurance.

Our Insurer

For more than 10 years Hannover Re have been a major reinsurer of Insurance Facilitators business, and from 1 June 2016 International Insurance Company of Hannover SE “Inter Hannover” through its Australian Branch became our insurer for all our agricultural products in Australia.


Inter Hannover has been conducting insurance business in Australia since 2005 with the Australian Branch opening in 2008.


On the 1st January 2019 Inter Hannover re-branded as HDI Global Specialty SE following a joint venture between Hannover Re and HDI Global, underwriting more than €1 billion in premium volume at the start of year (2019)

HDI Global Specialty SE - Australia information and relevant details

Full name                            HDI Global Specialty SE – Australia

Rating                                 A+ (“Strong”) from S&P

                                            A (“Excellent”) from A.M.  Best

ABN                                     58 129 395 544

APRA                                   Authorised

AFS Licence                        458776

Registered Office                Tower 1, Level 33, 100 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney, NSW, 2000

For further information about HDI Global Specialty - SE, please click here

For further information about Hannover Re, please click here