Argo International Holdings Ltd. ("ArgoGlobal"), a member of Argo Group, specialises in writing worldwide property, marine, energy, aerospace, speciality and non-U.S. liability insurance through Syndicate 1200 at Lloyd’s of London.
Syndicate 1200 represents about a third of Argo Group and is managed by Argo Managing Agency Limited. In addition to accessing Syndicate 1200 in London, brokers can trade through the Argo Managing Agency Ltd service company offices in France, Dubai, Switzerland and Singapore and through the Lloyd’s offices in Brazil and China.
Argo Managing Agency also underwrites through Argo Underwriting Agency, which participates with other capital providers on the syndicate via subsidiary member companies. Syndicate 1200 can also be accessed through Argo Direct Limited, which enters into insurance contracts on behalf of Syndicate 1200 from both its home office in London and its Paris office.
In the specialist markets in which we operate, we regularly enhance our pricing and risk selection tools to ensure we have the most up-to-date view of risk and deploy our capacity where we can get the best returns, tempered by the experience and expert judgement of our underwriting teams.
We are currently ranked by Lloyd’s as top quartile for claims management and out-perform underwriting benchmarks.
We are a truly international business with access to a network of overseas platforms. The flexibility, Lloyd’s pedigree, and entrepreneurial attitude that characterise Syndicate 1200, together with the resources, infrastructure and international scope of Argo Group, have made ArgoGlobal a leading player in the Lloyd’s market.