Ace Underwriting Agencies
Ace Building
100 Leadenhall Street
Tel: 020 7173 7000
Fax: 020 7173 7800
Syndicate: 2488
Underwriter: Richard Pryce
Capacity (2007): £400m
Classes of business: aviation; property; financial lines; marine; political risk; accident & health.
Top capital provider (2005): Ace Capital.
Agency background: Syndicate 2488 is managed by Ace Underwriting Agencies Ltd. Following the acquisition of the Metheun Underwriting and Ockham Worldwide agencies in 1996, Ace Ltd purchased the Tarquin group of companies and formed Ace Global Markets in 1998. Ace Global Markets is the holding company of Ace Underwriting Agencies Ltd.
Service company: N/A. 

Advent Underwriting
10th Floor
1 Minster Court
Mincing Lane
Tel: 020 7743 8200
Fax: 020 7743 8299
Syndicate: 780
Underwriter: Lloyd Tunnicliffe
Capacity (2007): £150m
Classes of business: treaty property reinsurance 45%; assumed reinsurance 11%; non-marine property insurance 23%; marine XL 7%; energy 9%; personal accident 2%; casualty 3%.
Agency background: Advent Underwriting Ltd has been the managing agent of Syndicate 780 since formation in 1975.
Service company: N/A.

Aegis Managing Agency
3rd Floor
110 Fenchurch Street
Tel: 0207 265 2100
Fax: 0207 265 2101
Syndicate: 1225
Underwriter: Philip Thorpe-Apps
Capacity (2007): £221m
Classes of business: energy; non-marine property; marine liability; non-marine casualty; specie; war; terrorism; cargo.
Agency background: Aegis Energy Syndicate 1225 was originally conceived to assist with the overall Aegis (Bermuda) strategy of developing a broad international capability. Aegis (Bermuda) is an established mutual insurance company and its members are primarily related to the utility and energy industry. Aegis (Bermuda) is the ultimate holding company of the corporate members backing Aegis Syndicate 1225 and of the agency. The syndicate commenced underwriting for the 1999 year of account under a turnkey arrangement with Omni Whittington. Aegis Managing Agency Ltd took over the management of the syndicate in January 2001. In September 2001 Philip Thorpe-Apps was appointed as the new director of underwriting.
Service company: N/A.

Amlin Underwriting
St Helens
One Undershaft
Tel: 020 7746 1000
Fax: 020 7746 1122
Syndicate: 2001
Underwriter: Tony Holt
Capacity: (2007) £1bn
Classes of business: (based on capacity allocation) reinsurance & non-marine 52%; marine 15%; aviation 12%; UK commercial 21%.
Top capital provider: Amlin Corporate Member Ltd.
Agency background: Amlin plc is a recognised leader in the London insurance and reinsurance market, providing a global client base with risk management solutions. Amlin specialises in four business areas: aviation; marine; UK commercial; and international property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. An FTSE-250 quoted company, Amlin owns 100% of its £1bn capacity for 2006, which is written through Syndicate 2001. The syndicate is rated ‘A' (excellent) by AM Best, and ‘A1' (stable) by Moody's. In November 2005, the company established Amlin Bermuda, a reinsurance business capitalised at $1bn and rated A- (excellent) by AM Best, and A by Standard & Poor's.
Service companies: Amlin Credit Ltd, Amlin Insurance Services Ltd, Amlin Plus Ltd, Amlin Transit, Boatinsure, Haven Knox-Johnston, St. Margarets, Summit. 

Argenta Syndicate Managementt
Fountain House
30 Fenchurch Street
Tel: 020 7825 7200
Fax: 020 7825 7212
Syndicate: 2121
Underwriter: John Hyland
Capacity (2007): £90m
Classes of business: non-marine property XL; non-marine direct & facultative; aviation; reinsurance.
Top capital provider (2006): Argenta Underwriting No3 Ltd.
Service company: N/A.

Ascot Underwriting
Plantation Place
30 Fenchurch Street
Tel: 020 7743 9600
Fax: 020 7743 9601
Syndicate: 1414
Underwriter: Martin Reith
Capacity (2007): £625m
Classes of business: energy; specie; aviation war; property; terrorism; hull cargo XL; fine art.
Top capital provider (2005): AIG.
Agency background: Ascot Underwriting commenced underwriting as a new managing agency on
1 November 2001. American International Group (AIG) agreed to back the team and now provides the underwriting for Ascot's Syndicate 1414.
Service company: N/A.

Atrium Underwriters 
Room 790
1 Lime Street
Tel: 020 7327 4877
Fax: 020 7327 4878
Syndicate: 570
Underwriter: Kevin Wilkins
Capacity (2007): £125m
Classes of business: accident & health; aviation physical loss/damage; motor; non-marine property loss/damage; non-marine general liability; pecuniary loss excess of loss.
Top capital provider (2006): Argenta Private Capital. 
Syndicate: 609
Underwriter: Christine Dandridge
Capacity (2006): £215 m
Classes of business: marine; aviation; aviation war; energy liability; non-marine short tail; terrorism liability; reinsurance; fine art/specie.
Top capital provider (2006): Argenta Private Capital Ltd
Agency background: Atrium Underwriting plc owns both Atrium Underwriters Ltd (the managing agent of Syndicates 570 and 609) as well as 11 corporate name subsidiaries following the merger in December 1998 of the Atrium Cockell group and Lomond Underwriting.
Service company: N/A. 

Beaufort Underwriting Agency
Third Floor
One Minster Court
Mincing Lane
Tel: 020 7220 8200
Fax: 020 7220 8290
Syndicate: 318
Underwriter: Mike Pritchard
Capacity (2007): £201m
Classes of business: property; aviation.
Top capital provider (2006): Beaufort Dedicated.
Agency background: Beaufort manages Syndicate 318 which has been led by Mike Pritchard since 1984. Syndicate 318 underwrites in three core classes of direct & facultative property business: USA & international property, aviation and UK commercial property and liability insurance. All the commercial business is underwritten through a panel of regional brokers via the syndicate's dedicated service company, Evergreen Underwriting Services.
Service company: Evergreen. 

Beazley Furlonge
Plantation Place South
60 Great Tower Street
Tel: 020 7667 0623
Fax: 020 7674 7100
Syndicates: 2623 and 623
Chief Executive: Andrew Beazley
Premium Capacity (2007): £861m
Syndicate 2623: £697m
Syndicate 623: £164m
Classes of business: specialty lines 49%; property group 24%; marine 14%; reinsurance 13%.
Top capital providers (2006): Hampden Agencies Ltd for 623; Beazley Group plc for 2623.
Agency background: Since 1986 Beazley has established a reputation as a market leader in the specialty lines, commercial property, retail and personal lines, treaty and marine sectors.
Service company: Beazley Solutions.

Brit Syndicates
55 Bishopsgate
Tel: 020 7984 8700
Fax: 020 7984 8701
Syndicate: 2987
Underwriter: Michael Sibthorpe 
Capacity (2007): £525m
Classes of business: accident & financial; aerospace; casualty; marine; property; reinsurance; UK risks.
Top capital provider (2007): Brit UW Ltd (wholly owned subsidiary of Brit Insurance Holdings plc).
Agency background: Brit Syndicates Ltd (BSL), previously Wren Syndicates Management Ltd prior to 2002, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brit Insurance Holdings plc. Brit Syndicates Ltd managed four syndicates in 2002.
Service company: N/A.

Canopius Managing Agents
36 Gracechurch Street
Tel: 020 7337 3700
Fax: 020 7337 3993
Syndicate: 4444
Underwriter: Jim Giordano
Capacity (2007): £450m
Classes of business: treaty reinsurance 24%; North American facilities/binding authorities 23%; UK homeowners 21%; global property 9%; professional indemnity 7%; UK commercial & misc property 6%; cargo 6%; financial institutions 4%.

Syndicate: 44
Underwriter: Chris Ray
Capacity (2007): £2m
Class of business: life
Agency background: Canopius Managing Agents (CMA) is a management buy-out funded by Englefield Capital and Management. CMA manages Syndicate 4444 (composite) and Syndicate 44 (life). Syndicate 4444 is a diversified insurance and reinsurance business.
Service company: N/A.

Cathedral Underwriting
5th Floor Lloyds
1 Lime Street
Tel: 020 7170 9000
Fax: 020 7170 9001
Syndicate: 2010
Underwriter: John Hamblin
Capacity (2007): £300m
Classes of business: non-marine reinsurance; aviation reinsurance; contingency; direct and facultative property.
Top capital provider (2007): Cathedral.
Agency background: Cathedral established Syndicate 2010 for the 2001 underwriting year with a senior underwriting team comprising former Bankside chairman Elvin Patrick, former Syndicate 566 active underwriter John Hamblin, Richard Williams and Mark Wilson (also both ex-566). Since then, underwriting capacity has virtually doubled and the syndicate has become a leader of non-marine property and aviation reinsurance.
Service company: N/A.

Catlin Underwriting Agencies
3 Minster Court
Mincing Lane
Tel: 020 7626 0486
Fax: 020 7623 9101
Syndicate: 2003
Underwriter: Paul Brand
Capacity (2007): £1.094bn
Classes of business: reinsurance; energy; aerospace and industrial; property; marine; professional indemnity financial institutions; general liability.
Top capital provider: (2005) Catlin Group Liability.
Agency background: managed by Catlin Underwriting Agencies Ltd, the Catlin Syndicate is the ninth largest syndicate at Lloyd's based on its 2004 premium capacity of £500m. The syndicate and its predecessor, Syndicate 1003, have outperformed the Lloyd's market as a whole for each closed year of account since 1988, as measured by return on allocated capacity.

Chaucer Syndicates
9 Devonshire Square
Cutler's Gardens
Tel: 020 7397 9700
Fax: 020 7397 9710
Syndicate: 1084
Underwriter: Bruce Bartell 
Capacity (2007): £485m
Classes of business:
Personal lines; motor fleet; hull marine XL; energy political risk liability; cargo; specie (satellite); aircraft hull and liability; airports and products; property direct; property facultative; property treaty; fidelity; institutional healthcare; claims made; accident & health; nuclear.
Top capital provider (2007): Chaucer Corporate Members

Syndicate: 1176
Underwriter: Michael Dawson
Capacity (2007): £28m
Classes of business: personal lines; motor fleet; hull marine XL; energy; political risk liability; cargo specie (satellite); aircraft hull and liability; airports and products; property direct; property faculative; property treaty; fidelity; institutional healthcare; claims made; accident & health.
Top capital provider (2007): Chaucer Corporate Members

Syndicate: 1301
Underwriter: Patrick Gage
Capacity (2007): £65m
Classes of business: Personal lines; motor fleet; hull marine XL; energy; political risk liability; cargo; specie (satellite); aircraft hull and liability; airports and products; property direct; property faculative; property treaty; fidelity; Institutional healthcare; claims made; accident & health
Top capital provider (2005):Broadgate Underwriting Ltd

Syndicate: 4000
Underwriter: Mark Wheeler
Capacity (2007): £73m
Classes of business: personal lines; motor fleet; hull marine XL; energy; political risk liability; cargo; specie (satellite); aircraft hull and liability; airports and products; property direct; property faculative; property treaty; fidelity; institutional healthcare; claims made; accident & health.
Top capital provider (2007): Quanta 400 Ltd.
Agency background: Chaucer Syndicates Ltd is the managing agency arm of Chaucer Holdings plc, a specialist insurance and reinsurance underwriting group listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Service company: Chaucer Insurance
Services Ltd, Insurance4Cargo Services Ltd.

Equity Syndicate Management
Library House
New Road
CM14 4GD 
Syndicate: 218
Underwriter: Joseph Charlton 
Capacity (2007): £421m
Classes of business: Accident & health; motor; non-marine property loss/damage
Top capital provider (2007): CDCM.
Agency background: Equity Insurance Group was formerly a publicly-listed group better known as Cox. It came to the stock market in 1995 and has 1.6 million customers, 1,900 employees and an annual premium income approaching £700m. Cox was the first listed integrated Lloyd's vehicle, the first to adopt annual accounting and the first to embed a culture of strict capital allocation. In 2005 the holdings company Cox Insurance Holdings plc was purchased by Duke Street and Englefield Capital plus management, was delisted and renamed Equity Insurance Group Ltd.   
Service company: Equity Red Star Service & Equity Red Star (Accident & Health) 

Faraday Underwriting
5th Floor
Corn Exchange
55 Mark Lane
Tel: 020 7702 3333
Fax: 020 7702 4940
Syndicate: 435
Underwriter: PNE Ceurvorst and MJ Rayner
Capacity (2007): £325m
Classes of business: aviation; casualty insurance; casualty reinsurance; property insurance; property reinsurance;
Top capital provider (2007): Faraday Capital
Agency background: The Faraday Group comprises Syndicate 435 at Lloyd's ( formerly DP Mann Syndicate 435 at Lloyd's) together with the sister company Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd (formerly The Cologne Re of London, a market reinsurance company); both are part of the General Re Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Faraday is a single, broker-focused operating platform writing business through three underwriting teams: aviation, casualty and property.
Service company: Faraday Insurance Services.

Gerling at Lloyd's
1 Great Tower Street
Tel: 020 7696 8099
Fax: 020 7696 8119
Syndicate: 1206
Underwriting director: Geoff Halpin
Capacity (2007): £60m
Classes of business: personal accident 32%; US property 68%.
Top capital provider (2005): Gerling Corporate Capital
Agency background: Purchased by Gerling Konzern Allgemeine, the flagship industrial arm of the Gerling Group, in August 1999, the agency and Syndicate 1206 became an integrated Lloyd's vehicle. Historically, a predominantly personal accident business, poor results from its commencement in 1996 through 2000 have led Gerling to introduce a turnaround management which underwrote the book during 2001.
Service company: Gerling Syndicate Services.

Hardy (Underwriting Agencies)
4th Floor
40 Lime Street
Tel: 020 7626 0382
Fax: 020 7283 4677
Syndicate: 382
Underwriter: Adrian Walker
Capacity (2007): £110m
Classes of business: marine (hull, cargo/specie); non-marine (property reinsurance, accident & health); aviation (general aviation including helicopters and airline); financial institutions; political risk; conveyancing insurance.
Top capital provider (2007): Hardy Underwriting.
Agency background: Syndicate 382 was formed in 1975. Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Ltd was formed in 1978. Syndicate 382 is a composite syndicate, writing marine, aviation, non-marine and excess of loss risks, with the balance changing according to the insurance cycle. The syndicate's composite nature, and disciplined approach to consistent pricing has enabled it to out-perform its peers, producing an average profit of over 25% on net written income on all closed years. Several members of the team have worked together for many years, providing continuity and experience to insureds and capital providers. In recent years the Hardy Group has acquired 90% of the capital of Syndicate 382 and the holding company. Hardy Underwriting Group plc, has been publically listed on the London Stock Exchange since June 1999, having previously been listed on the Alternative Investment Market.
Service company: N/A.

Heritage Managing Agency
47 Mark Lane
Tel: 020 7712 7600
Fax: 020 7712 7601
Syndicate: 1200
Underwriter: LJ Rock
Capacity (2007 ): £260m
Classes of business: Property; specie; other.
Top capital provider (2007): Hampden Agencies.

Syndicate: 3245
Underwriter: MW Lawrence
Capacity (2007) : £55m
Classes of business: non US professional indemnity
Top capital provider (2007): Hampden Agencies.
Agency background: Heritage Managing Agency was founded in 1999 and has grown to manage a capacity of £315m for 2007.

Hiscox Syndicates
1 Great St Helen's
Tel: 020 7448 6000
Fax: 020 7448 6900
Syndicate: 33
Underwriter: Richard Watson
Capacity (2007): £875m
Classes of business: Aerospace; bloodstock; contingency; energy; fine art; household; kidnap and ransom; marine; media; personal accident; property; professional indemnity; reinsurance; specie; technology
Top capital provider (2007): Hiscox
Agency background: Hiscox leads the Lloyd's insurance market in a number of traditional areas such as marine, energy, and property and are also known for their expertise in new areas such as terrorism and political risk, and in particular industry sectors such as aerospace, technology and media. Hiscox is Europe's leading fine art insurer, and also offers high value household, bloodstock and kidnap and ransom cover. They also have a range of professional indemnity and commercial insurance covers for professionals and small and medium sized businesses.
Service company: Hiscox Underwriting

Illium Managing Agency
Walsingham House
35 Seething Lane
Tel: 020 7680 3000
Fax: 020 7977 7350
Syndicate: 4040
Underwriter: Denis Burniston
Capacity (2007): £53m
Classes of business: Third party liability; employers' liability; commercial motor; contractors all risk
Top capital provider (2007): Hampden Agencies
Agency background: Illium Managing Agency Ltd (IMAL) was formed in 2003. In December 2005, it was acquired by HCC group, which had been a minority founder shareholder. IMAL manages Syndicate 4040 which commenced underwriting for the 2004 year of account. Underwriting capital is provided by members agents and various corporate providers of which the largest is HCC Group. For 2006, IMAL entered into an arrangement with Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) plc whereby Great Lakes (UK) co-insurer all classes of business written by Illium (except CAR). For 2006, CAR is written per Lloyd's Consortium No 9288. Overall capacity including co-insurance is £85m.
Service company: Illium Insurance Services Ltd

Imagine Syndicate Management
4th Floor
70 Gracechurch Street
Tel: 020 3102 3100
Fax: 020 3102 3201
Syndicate: 1400
Underwriter: Matthew Petzold
Capacity (2007): £125m
Classes of business: Reinsurance to close; structured reinsurance
Top capital provider (2007): Imagine Underwriting Ltd

Syndicate: 2525
Underwriter: David Pratt
Capacity (2007): £42m
Classes of business: employers' liability; public liability; product liability.
Top capital provider (2007): Hampden Agencies.

Syndicate: 2526
Underwriter: Andy Doré
Capacity (2007): £32m
Classes of business: professional indemnity; medical malpractice.
Top capital provider (2007): HAmpden Agencies.

Service company: N/A

Jubilee Managing Agency
85 Gracechurch Street
Tel: 020 7220 8728
Fax: 020 7220 8732
Syndicate: 1231 and Sub-Syndicate 1952
Underwriter: John Wilkinson
Capacity (2007): £46m
Class of business: motor
Top capital provider (2006): Jubilee Motor Policies Ltd

Syndicate: 5820
Underwriter: Brian Jackson
Capacity (2006): £44m
Classes of business: Creditor, Affinity, Personal Accident, Mortgage Indemnity
Top capital provider (2006): Nemwil Corporate Capital Limited

Syndicate: 779
Underwriter: Brian Jackson
Capacity (2007): £37m
Classes of business: Term Life Assurance
Top capital provider (2006): Individuals
Agency background: Jubilee Managing Agency Ltd was granted Lloyd's approval in October 2003 and authorisation was given by the FSA in January 2004, at which time Jubilee took over responsibility for the management of Jubilee Motor Policies Syndicate 1231 from Liberty Syndicates. In February 2005 Jubilee Managing Agency Limited acquired the Cassidy Davis businesses from St Paul Travelers. Under the new ownership, Cassidy Davis established a non-life Syndicate 5820. At the same time the management of Syndicate 779 was transferred to Jubilee Managing Agency Limited.

Liberty Syndicate Management
5th Floor
1 Minster Court
Mincing Lane
Tel: 020 7895 0011
Fax: 020 7860 8573
Syndicate: 4472
Underwriter: Tom Corfield
Capacity (2007): £716m
Classes of business: Legal indemnities; property; professional indemnity; treaty casualty; speciality contingency; risk excess net retained; non-marine excess; aviation XL; liability; space; global financial risk; war and terrorism; cargo and specie; other
Top capital provider (2007): Liberty International
Agency background: Liberty Syndicates is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Mutual, a company founded in 1912 in Massachusetts to provide compensation for workers and industrial accident prevention services. Liberty Syndicates was established in 1994, taking over Syndicate 190 for the 1995 account and Syndicate 282 for the 1996 account.

Limit Underwriting
Plantation Place
30 Fenchurch Street
Tel: 020 7105 4000
Fax: 020 7105 4019

Syndicate: 386
Underwriter: David Constable
Capacity: (2007) £340m
Classes of business:
Non US Liability (UK Lloyd's 28%; UK Agency 21%; Irish Lloyd's and Agency 6%; Professional Indemnity 18%; International Liability 27%)
Top capital provider: QBE Insurance Group
Agency background: Limit, formerly known as London Insurance Market Investment Trust plc, was formed in November 1993 by the raising of institutional funds on the London stock market to provide corporate capital to over 100 syndicates at Lloyd's. In 1996 and 1997 majority interests were acquired in two leading Lloyd's managing agents, Janson Green Ltd and Bankside Syndicates Ltd, and Limit began to focus its capital and strategy on the syndicates managed by these agencies and to divest of its underwriting in other syndicates within Lloyd's. The interests in the two agencies were increased to 100% during 1998 and they were merged to form a single agency, Limit Underwriting Ltd, in late 1999. For 2000 year all of Limit's underwriting was dedicated to the syndicates managed by Limit Underwriting Ltd. Limit also disposed of its motor syndicates in 2000 to leave it focused as a specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer. In August 2000 Limit Underwriting Ltd (Limit) was acquired by QBE Insurance Group and by November the integration into Limit of the management of the syndicates previously under QBE Underwriting Agency Ltd was complete. Going into 2006 Limit is one of the largest and most successful managing agents at Lloyd's with £1bn of capacity under management, representing 7% of the Lloyd's market. Limit's philosophy is based on underwriting specialism, leadership and continuity, coupled with delivery of the highest quality of products and services to its valued clients. Its strategy is to focus on core products where it has specialist expertise, a proven track record and leadership positions, which enable its underwriters to impose their own pricing, terms and conditions, whilst providing a secure environment to satisfy client's insurance needs.

Managing Agency Partners
110 Fenchurch Street
Tel: 0207 709 3860
Fax: 0207 709 3861
Syndicate: 2791
Underwriter: David Shipley
Capacity (2007) £459m
Classes of business: Property reinsurance 41.9%, Property insurance 17.7%, Casualty insurance/reinsurance 16.8%, Marine 11.5%, Auto PD and liability 6.7%, Accident and health 3.5%
Specialist lines 1.9%
Agency background: Managing Agency Partners is an independent and largely employee-owned agency underwriting in the Lloyd's market through its Syndicate 2791. Formed in 2000, it has rapidly established itself as a leading underwriter in each of the classes of business in which it specialises. The security is a broad spread of third party capital providers from both inside and outside the insurance industry.
Service company: N/A

Markel Syndicate Management
The Markel Building
49 Leadenhall Street
Tel: 020 7953 6000
Fax: 020 7953 6001
Syndicate: 3000
Underwriter: Gerry Albanese
Capacity (2007): £160m
Classes of business: Marine & energy; non-marine; property; specialty; professional liability
Top capital provider (2007): Markel Capital
Service company: Markel (UK) Ltd

Marketform Managing Agency
8 Lloyd's Ave
Tel: 020 7488 7700
Fax: 020 7488 7800
Syndicate: 2468
Underwriter: SP Lotter
Capacity (2007): £100m
Classes of business: Medical malpractice; general liability; professional indemnity; product guarantees & recall
Top capital provider (2007): Converium Ltd
Agency background: Marketform Holdings was created in 1998, in order to bring together the pre-existing Marketform and the new Marketform Syndicate at Lloyd's. It offers a range of specialist liability insurance products.
Service company: N/A

Marlborough Underwriting Agency
Birchin Court
20 Birchin Lane
Tel: 020 7456 1800
Fax: 020 7456 1810
Syndicate: 1861
Underwriter: Les Allen
Capacity (2007): £60m
Classes of business: Personal accident; reinsurance
Top capital provider (2007): Tonicstar
Service company: N/A

Munich Re Underwriting
St Helens
1 Undershaft
Tel: 0207 886 3900
Fax: 0207 886 3901
Syndicate: 457
Underwriter: Dominic/Oliver
Capacity (2007): £260m 
Classes of business:
Cargo 14% 
Energy 42% 
X/L 3%, Liability 9%, Satellite 10%, Specie 5% 5% Yacht and marine trade 11%, Engineering 1% 
Top capital provider: Munich Re Capital
Agency background: Munich Re Underwriting Limited is an indirect and wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Re and acts solely as a managing agent at Lloyd's.  The Watkins Syndicate commenced trading in 1978 and is a specialist marine syndicate. It writes and has the ability to lead all of the main classes of marine business. Since the 2000 account, all the capacity of the syndicate has been provided by Munich Re Capital, an indirect and wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Re
Service company: Northern Marine Underwriters, Groves John & Westrup, Watkins Syndicate Hong Kong, Watkins Syndicate Singapore Pte, Watkins Syndicate Middle East Limited  

Navigators Underwriting Agency
7th Floor
2 Minster Court
Mincing Lane
Tel: 0207 220 6900
Fax: 0207 220 6901
Syndicate: 1221
Underwriter: Richard Bardwell
Capacity (2007): £140m
Classes of business: Cargo specie; energy; hull; marine liabilities; marine reinsurance; ships physical loss or damage; engineering/construction; D&O
Top capital provider (2006): The Navigators Group
Agency background: Formed in 1978 to manage Syndicates 552 and 1023, Navigators Underwriting Agency Ltd was formerly Mander, Thomas and Cooper (Underwriting Agency). It manages Syndicate 1221 at Lloyd's and was founded in 1978 to manage Syndicate 552. The agency launched Syndicate 1023 and in 1986 merged businesses to form Syndicate 1221 in 1996. It became part of the Navigators Group Inc., of New York in 1998.
Service company: Navigators Underwriting Ltd 

Newline Underwriting Management
Suite 5/4 London Underwriting Centre
3 Minster Court
Mincing Lane
Tel: 020 7090 1700
Syndicate: 1218
Underwriter: Stephen Lawrence Gordon
Capacity (2007): £85m
Classes of business: Financial institutions; professional indemnity; public and employers' liability; directors' and officers' liability
Top capital provider (2006): Odyssey America Reinsurance Corp
Agency background: Newline Underwriting Management manages corporate Syndicate 1218, which was set up for the 1997 year of account with a capacity of £20m. Syndicate 1218's sole capital provider is Newline Corporate Name Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Odyssey America Reinsurance Corporation
Service company: Newline Underwriting

Novae Syndicates
71 Fenchurch Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7903 7300
Fax: +44 (0)20 7903 7333
Syndicate: 1007
Underwriter: Jonathan Butcher
Capacity (2007): £120m
Classes of business: Specialty 100%
Top capital provider (2007): SVB Underwriting Limited

Syndicate: 2147
Underwriter: Alan Hicks
Capacity (2007): £240m
Classes of business: Property; marine; aviation
Agency background: The SVB Group has been restructured and has adopted the Novae name.  Novae Group plc is the Group's new holding company.  The managing agency at Lloyd's has been re-named Novae Syndicates. 

Omega Underwriting
4th Floor
New London House
6 London Street
Tel: 0207 767 3000
Fax: 0207 488 9639
Syndicate: 958
Underwriter: John Robinson
Capacity (2007): £249m
Classes of business:
Non-marine property loss or damage; non-marine general liability; motor (whole account);specific inwards; other
Top capital provider (2007): CBS Private Capital
Agency background: Omega Underwriting Agents took over the management of Syndicate 958 from 1 July, 1999, the previous agent being GS Christensen & Partners, which had managed the syndicate since its inception in 1980. Syndicate 529 was transferred to Omega during 2000, the licence to write new and renewal business having been removed from the previous agent (Sterling Underwriting Agencies) by Lloyd's. Omega Dedicated and Omega Underwriting Agents are wholly owned by Omega Underwriting Holdings, a privately owned, independent company.
Service company: N/A

RJ Kiln & Co
106 Fenchurch Street
Tel: 020 7886 9000
Fax: 020 7488 1848
Syndicate: 3058
Underwriter: Cathy Toomey
Capacity (2006): £13m
Classes of business: Life
Top capital provider (2005): Kiln Underwriting

Syndicate: 510
Underwriter: Robert Chase
Capacity (2007): £734m
Classes of business: accident & health; reinsurance;
property & special lines; marine & risk solutions; aviation
Top capital provider (2007): Kiln Underwriting

Syndicate: 557
Underwriter: Andrew Carrier
Capacity (2007): £120m
Classes of business: Assumed reinsurance Property
Top capital provider (2007): Kiln Underwriting

Syndicate: 807
Underwriter: Stephen Mathers
Capacity (2007): £120m
Classes of business: Accident & health Assumed reinsurance Liability; motor; property; other
Top capital provider (2007): Kiln Underwriting
Agency background: Founded in 1962, Kiln is an international insurance and reinsurance underwriting group, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. RJ Kiln is one of the largest managing agencies in the Lloyd's insurance market. The capacity managed by the agency has grown from £1m for 1963 year of account to £803m for 2006 year account. RJ Kiln manages four syndicates and Kiln South Africa (Pty). Based in Johannesburg, Kiln South Africa operates as a service company for the managed syndicates.
Service company: N/A

SA Meacock & Company
15 St Helens Place
Tel: 0207 374 6727
Fax: 0207 374 4727
Syndicate: 727
Underwriter: Michael Meacock
Capacity (2007): £73m
Classes of business: General
Top capital provider (2007): Private capital
Agency background: SA Meacock & Co was formed in 1996 to take over the business of SA Meacock and Company, a partnership trading at Lloyd's since 1967.
Service company: N/A

St Paul Travelers Syndicate Management
60 Gracechurch Street
Tel: 020 7645 4100
Fax: 020 7645 4526
Syndicate: 5000
Underwriter: Martin Hudson
Capacity (2007): £260m
Classes of business:
Aviation; marine; global property; accident and special risks
Top capital provider (2007): The St. Paul Travelers Companies, Inc
Agency background: The Lloyd's operation of St. Paul Travelers offers underwriting in four speciality classes through Syndicate 5000: Accident & Special Risks, Aviation, Global Property and Marine. We work with brokers and clients to understand the risk before offering solutions. We are flexible in our approach to underwriting and consistent in our pricing methodology. Brokers and clients value this stability.
They also value our focus on providing a high level of service. Consequently, we build long-term partnerships that bring value to brokers, clients and ourselves. We are usually a market leader in our classes.
Our peers value the knowledge and expertise we bring to risk assessment and are happy to support our judgment with following lines.
We in turn value our position in the market and work hard to lead change which improves the way we do business. From training and development for our staff, to streamlining our processes to continuously enhance the level of service our client receive, we always look for a better way.
Service company: N/A

Talbot Underwriting
Gracechurch House
55 Gracechurch Street
Tel: 0207 550 3500
Fax: 0207 550 3555
Syndicate: 1183
Underwriter: Rupert Atkin
Capacity (2006): £307m
Classes of business: Marine:  Cargo, Energy, Hull/Tlo, Political Risk & Political Violence, Yachts, Marinas, Marine & Energy Liability, Marine & Aviation War Direct Property Contingency Fi Aviation & Property Treaty
Agency background: Talbot Underwriting operates in the Lloyd's of London Insurance Market through syndicate 1183.
Our underwriting philosophy is to write a balanced and well-spread portfolio of largely short-tailed business, with a marine bias.
Within our business we have a dedication to excellence and a commitment to detail. We set ourselves high standards and employ talented, experienced and dedicated underwriters who are all subject to extensive agency control and review.
Syndicate 1183 writes a diverse marine account, which is complemented by a direct property account, largely non-US financial institutions account, a contingency account and a composite treaty account.
In order to achieve a balanced portfolio, no single class of business constitutes more than 20% of the overall premium income of the syndicate.
We commit modest gross lines, which, in the event of a loss, benefit from a
comprehensive reinsurance programme.
The syndicate aims to lose no more than 15% of its net premium income as a result of a modelled major loss. The results of the syndicate to date have shown strong profits. Since its start in 2002, the syndicate has accumulated in excess of $600 million of funds.
Talbot Underwriting is in a strong position to rise to challenges and demands of today's insurance market. Our aim is for syndicate 1183 consistently to achieve first quartile performance.
Service company: N/A

Wellington Underwriting Agencies
88 Leadenhall Street
Tel: 0207 337 2000
Fax: 0207 337 2001
Syndicate: 2020
Chief Underwriting Officer: David Foreman
Capacity (2006): £800m
The 2006 business split is as follows: accident & health 7%, Aviation 11%, Energy 19%, Liability 13%, Other 2%, Non UK Property 13%, Non UK Binders 4%, Reinsurance 16%, UK Property & Liability 3%, War & Marine 12%
Top capital provider (2007): Wellington (Five) Ltd
Agency background: Wellington Underwriting Agencies Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wellington Underwriting Holdings Ltd which in turn is a subsidiary of the listed Wellington Underwriting plc. For 2006 account, Wellington Underwriting plc, through its 12 corporate members, provide 66% of the capacity of syndicate 2020. 
Service company: Wellington Syndicate Services Ltd and Wellington Underwriting.