Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (Argo Group) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. Argo Group’s operations included four business segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, Reinsurance and International Specialty. Additionally, Argo Group has a Run-off Lines segment for products the Company no longer underwrite. Excess and surplus lines carriers focus on risks that the standard (admitted) market is unwilling or unable to underwrite. Commercial Specialty provides property casualty and surety coverages. The Reinsurance segment underwrites international and United States reinsurance business through the segment’s primary business platform, Argo Re, Ltd. The International Specialty segment is focused on underwriting worldwide property and non-United States liability insurance on behalf of one underwriting syndicate, under the Lloyd’s of London (Lloyd’s) global franchise.