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Argo Expect Q4 Catastrophe Loss Of $32M

Argo Expect Q4 Catastrophe Loss Of $32M

Argo Group International Holdings announced a preliminary pre-tax catastrophe loss estimate for the three-month period ended December 31, 2018 of $32 million, primarily related to Hurricane Michael and the California Wildfires. “Additionally, the company’s fourth quarter 2018 results will be impacted by higher than expected current accident... Read more of this article

Argo Appoints Wharton To Head Of Insurance

Argo Appoints Wharton To Head Of Insurance

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance, announced the appointment of Bill Wharton to Head of Argo Insurance Bermuda, effective immediately. Mr Wharton will also continue as Head of Professional Lines in Bermuda. This change comes as former Head of Argo Insurance Bermuda, Nigel Mortimer,... Read more of this article

Grose Named Interim Leader Of Colony Specialty

Grose Named Interim Leader Of Colony Specialty

Argo Group U.S., member of Argo Group International Holdings, announced Gary Grose, Argo Group head of marketing and producer management, will serve as the interim head of Colony Specialty in addition to his current responsibilities, effective immediately. The company’s former leader, Ron Vindivich, has announced plans to retire. “Gary is an effective... Read more of this article

Matt Harris To Lead Argo Group Operations

Matt Harris To Lead Argo Group Operations

Argo Group International Holdings announced the appointment of Matt Harris to lead the company’s international insurance operations, including the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Bermuda. He will begin in this new role as Group Head of International Operations on January 1, 2019. Jose A. Hernandez, who is currently International... Read more of this article

Argo Group Declares $0.27 Quarterly Dividend

Argo Group Declares $0.27 Quarterly Dividend

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share on the company’s common stock. The cash dividend will be paid on Dec. 14, 2018 to shareholders of record on Nov. 30, 2018. Related... Read more of this article

Argo Continues Support Of Sloop Foundation

Argo Continues Support Of Sloop Foundation

The Argo Foundation is continuing its support of the Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF]. Since 2009, Argo Foundation has contributed $125,000 to further BSF’s mandate to “develop young people in Bermuda, building their resilience and increasing their long-term chances of success, by providing character and educational development through experiential... Read more of this article

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Argo Group

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Argo Group

A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating [FSR] of A [Excellent] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings [Long-Term ICRs] of “a” of Argo Re Ltd. and its subsidiaries. A.M. Best also has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of “bbb” and the Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings [Long-Term IR] of the parent holding company, Bermuda-based Argo Group... Read more of this article

Argo Expect Q3 Catastrophe Loss Of $25M

Argo Expect Q3 Catastrophe Loss Of $25M

Argo Group International Holdings announced a preliminary pre-tax catastrophe loss estimate for the three-month period ended September 30, 2018 of approximately $25 million. Catastrophe losses are related primarily to Hurricane Florence, Typhoon Jebi and other catastrophe and weather-related events in the third quarter of 2018. Catastrophe loss estimates... Read more of this article

Argo Donates $20,000 For BNT Education

Argo Donates $20,000 For BNT Education

The Argo Foundation recently donated $20,000 to the Bermuda National Trust for its Education Programme, which annually connects more than 3,000 students with Bermuda’s environment and heritage. Elspeth Gray of The Argo Foundation said, “Through this donation we will help the Trust to continue delivering its Education Programme that has such... Read more of this article

Argo Group Releases 2018 Mid-Year Report

Argo Group Releases 2018 Mid-Year Report

Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings released its digital 2018 Mid-Year Report. The report discusses milestones the company has achieved in the first six months of 2018 for continued growth and profitability in both U.S. and International Operations. “We competed in new and expanding niche markets around the world, maintained rigorous... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Sea Change’ Highlights Female Sailors

Video: ‘Sea Change’ Highlights Female Sailors

Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings has released “Sea Change,” a short documentary film that highlights three women of the Argo-sponsored Vestas 11th Hour Racing crew: Hannah Diamond, Jena Mai Hansen and Stacey Jackson. “We continue to partner with teams like Vestas 11th Hour Racing who share our commitment to innovation, teamwork... Read more of this article

Argo Declare $0.27 Dividend & Appoint Bradley

Argo Declare $0.27 Dividend & Appoint Bradley

Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share on the company’s common stock. The cash dividend will be paid on Sept. 14, 2018 to shareholders of record on Aug. 31, 2018. The company also announced the appointment... Read more of this article

Argo Group Rebrands Ariscom To ArgoGlobal

Argo Group Rebrands Ariscom To ArgoGlobal

Argo Group International Holdings announced the rebranding of subsidiary Ariscom to ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni S.p.A. following the recent acquisition by Argo Group in March 2018. As announced in April 2018, Giovanni Tucci serves as Managing Director of the business and reports to Matt Harris, Head of Europe, Middle East and Asia. “This new branding... Read more of this article