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You won’t be alone in a crisis situation when you’re covered by Chubb’s kidnap, ransom and extortion insurance. In the event of a kidnapping or an extortion threat, you will have instant access to the services of The Ackerman Group. In addition you have access to a daily updated online risk forecasting system.

The Ackerman Group
The Ackerman Group is a world-renowned, independent international-security consulting firm retained by Chubb to help support our clients. This organisation provides the knowledge and resources needed to handle tense emergency situations. Clients can contact The Ackerman Group directly for consultation on security procedures and crisis management prior to an extortion or kidnap threat. Moreover, Chubb clients are guaranteed immediate response from The Ackerman Group and work direct with this independent firm during a crisis.

Your policy with Chubb also gives you access to RISKNET, The Ackerman Group’s widely followed on-line risk forecasting service. Updated every business day, RISKNET analyses terrorism, crime and political stability risks in more than 90 countries around the world. Features include:
The Executive Digest, a news bulletin of breaking developments that could affect your travel and overseas operations.
Country summaries of current terrorism, crime and politically unstable environments, designed for both decision makers and travellers.
The Airline Guide, listing major worldwide airlines, rated on terrorism, hijacking and bombing risk factors.
The City Guide, with recommendations on the best means of travelling from the airport to town, the most appropriate ways of getting around and the safest hotels in more than 130 cities worldwide.