Argo News

Argo Pro Adds Commercial Crime Insurance to Management Liability Portfolio

Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has expanded its line of management liability insurance products with a new commercial crime insurance product offering. Argo Pro’s Crime and …

Argo Pro to Offer Professional Liability Products Through San Francisco Office

Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has expanded its national presence to San Francisco to serve the growing needs of the professional liability insurance market in the …

Luecke Joins Argo Group as Treasurer

Argo Group International Holdings announced that George Luecke has joined the group as senior vice president and treasurer. His oversight responsibilities will include all areas of treasury and capital management as well as involvement with the company’s acquisition activity. He …

Baucher Joins Argo’s Paris Team to Manage Casualty & Financial Lines

Argo Group International Holdings announced that Valerie Baucher has joined Argo Assurances, the Argo Group’s Paris-based underwriting platform for large specialty risks. She will lead a financial lines and casualty account with French brokers. “Valerie’s expertise in setting up and …

Third Quarter Earnings Reports: Argo Group

                                                              Q3  2011    Q3   2010           Gross premiums written                 $448.5 mn   $398.3 mn 9 months  —  2011       2010                    $1.203 bn  $1.238 bn Net premiums earned        ——- $268.2 mn   $288.9 mn   9 months – 2011           2010                $800.9 mn  $936.9 mn       Net …

Argo Group Preliminary Estimates for Q3 Cat Losses $35 to $40 Million

The Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced that it expects to report in the third quarter its estimate for catastrophe losses and other severe weather activity, net of reinsurance and reinstatement premiums, of approximately $35 million to $40 million. …

ARIS Art Title Insurance Adopted as Protocol by Global Art Fund Manager

ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, announced that investment fund manager, Artemundi Management Limited, has adopted ARIS art title insurance as part of its standard risk management protocol for the Artemundi Global Fund. ARIS Chairman Lawrence …

Argo Group’s Fine Arts Title Underwriter in Partnerships with Art Insurers

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced that its subsidiary, ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, the world’s first underwriter of title insurance for fine art and other precious collectibles, has launched partnering initiatives with several insurers serving the art industry, including AXA …

Purm Jr. to Lead Argo’s New Brazil Insurance Operations

The Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings announced that Pedro Purm Jr. has been selected to serve as CEO of its commercial property and casualty insurance operations in Brazil. He “will oversee the creation and operation of a new insurance company, …

Integro Acquires Argo Insurance Brokers

Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro has acquired Argo Insurance Brokers, a San Francisco Bay Area broker offering commercial, private client services, employee benefits and specialty insurance programs. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Argo will …