The Casualty portfolio underwritten by Argenta is highly diverse encompassing a broad array of products, broad distribution and wide geographic spread. The underwriting team are seen as a service driven ‘quoting’ market and lead a material portion of the book. The main areas of focus for the Casualty account are as follows:
NASP – North American Specialty Programs
This portfolio predominately consists of professional and general liability insurance business written under binding authorities. The account focusses on specialty niches, written on claims made and occurrence forms.
The portfolio is geographically spread with worldwide capabilities. It consists of predominately mid-tier sized financial institutions and commercial entities. The diverse product suite includes coverage for Crime, FIPI and D&O across a spectrum of industry sectors, including but not limited to banks, building societies, mortgage banks, stock exchanges, investment/asset managers, stockbrokers and miscellaneous commercial entities. The team have a track record of innovation in product development with a particular emphasis towards the US real estate sector.
The PI portfolio has a worldwide (ex USA) capability but is predominately UK focussed and diverse in nature. Main classes include; Construction (architects, engineers, project managers, contractors); Financial (insurance brokers, IFA’s, CSP’s); Regulated Professions (accountants, actuaries, UK/Intl solicitors but no primary UK solicitors are considered) and Miscellaneous (computer consultants, management consultants etc).
Who to Contact
Matthew WaghornSenior Underwriter, North American Specialty ProgramsDirect line: +44(0)20 7825 7295Mobile: +44(0)7584 232685
Ken RowlandsSenior Underwriter, North American Specialty ProgramsDirect line: +44(0)20 7825 7295Mobile: +44(0)7502 355486
Hugh SprowsonSenior Underwriter, Financial InstitutionsDirect line: +44(0)20 7825 7295Mobile: +44(0)7469 851310
Andy PalmerSenior Underwriter, Professional IndemnityDirect line: +44(0)20 7825 7295Mobile: +44(0)7436 298859Email: firstname.lastname@example.org