Argo News

Argo Names AIG’s Mike-Mayer Chief Underwriter, NYWCB’s Wade Chief of Claims for U.S.

Specialty insurance and reinsurance carrier Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced the appointments of Frank Mike-Mayer as chief underwriting officer and Mark Wade as chief claims officer, both serving as key executives for the company’s U.S. operations. As chief underwriting …

13 Specialty Insurers Emerging As Takeover Targets: S&P

Standard & Poor’s sees a number of specialty insurers as potential takeover targets by both rival carriers and investors seeking to expand in the segment, thanks to stellar operating performance versus the P/C industry as a whole. The ratings entity …

Hindson Joins Argo Group as Chief Risk Officer

Argo Group International Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda-based underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced that Alex Hindson has been appointed as chief risk officer. Hindson joins Argo Group from Amlin AG where he served as chief risk officer for …

Argo Reports 2015 Q2 Net Income of $27.9M, Compared to $38.6M in 2014

Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. reports net income of $27.9 million or $0.98 per diluted share, compared to $38.6 million or $1.32 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014. “Argo Group’s second quarter results demonstrate continued momentum in …

Argo Reports Q4 Net Income of $59.7 Million; $183.2 Million for Full Year

Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings Ltd., the underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, reported net income for the year ended December 31, 2014 of $183.2 million or $6.90 per diluted share, compared to $143.2 million or $5.14 per diluted …

OneBeacon Sells Lawyers Professional Liability Business to Argo

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd. has sold the renewal rights to its lawyers professional liability business to Argo Group US, Inc., a member of Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. The transaction includes renewal rights to policies renewing on or after January …

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 …