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On 20 February 2023, Standard Club and North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited (North) will merge to form a new single legal group, NorthStandard.

The merger will make it possible for all the companies within NorthStandard group to provide even more benefits for their members through increased scale, enhanced financial security, and service expansion.

More information on NorthStandard is available here.

What's Changing?

Standard Club will continue to use its existing name and provide its current services. This also applies to all other businesses within the NorthStandard group, apart from North. 

On completion of the merger, North will become the parent company of the group and change its registered corporate name to NorthStandard Limited. There will be no change to the underlying insurance business.

Here are the full details of the insurance underwriting entities within the combined NorthStandard group from 20 February 2023:

Name prior to 20 February 2023

Name from 20 February 2023

Registered Number

Domicile & LEI Number

The Standard Club Asia Ltd

The Standard Club Asia Ltd

199703224-R

Singapore

54930086ZEV1V07I1X16

The Standard Club Ireland Designated Activity Company

The Standard Club Ireland Designated Activity Company

631911

Republic of Ireland

549300VGBC3B6V1QOU65

The Standard Club UK Ltd

The Standard Club UK Ltd

17864

England

549300F68LAQQLU3OH85

The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited (North)

NorthStandard Limited

505456

England

XJCO61LLUWTBTNWIXO53

North of England P&I Designated Activity Company

North of England P&I Designated Activity Company

628183

Ireland

635400AADIICESCVBE87

Uninterrupted Cover

The merger of Standard Club and North will have no impact on any cover already in place.

All existing insurances, certificates, blue cards, guarantees, undertakings, powers of attorney and other insurance or legal documentation bound or issued by insurance underwriting entities in either Standard Club or North prior to 20 February 2023 will continue uninterrupted in accordance with their terms.

For the avoidance of doubt, the change of name of The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited will not affect the validity or enforceability of documents issued under that name.

Continuity of Contact

NorthStandard will continue to provide timely guidance, continuous support and efficient claims handling.

If your documentation includes contact information for Standard Club, North, or correspondents or agents authorized by either organisation, you can continue to contact them in the usual ways. Any documentation issued after the merger date will include a relevant NorthStandard contact.

For more information on our contacts please visit our contacts page.

Next Steps and More Information

Over the coming months we will keep you updated on the progress around the merger. If you have any questions about it or the planned changes to the wording in our certification, please email namechange@standardclub.com or get in touch with your usual contact.

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