Argo Group International Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Argo Group International Holdings has acquired 8 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Argo Group International Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Heritage Underwriting Agency for $272M. Argo Group International Holdings has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 6

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd.

110 Pitts Bay Road,
Pembroke, HM 08
Bermuda,
(441) 296-5858
www.argolimited.com

Argo is a publicly traded company that generates approximately 2/3 of its premium from specialty commercial and excess surplus lines. The balance of written premium is generated from the company’s workers’ compensation insurance business.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
vol $672M $672M
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - 1 2 - - 3
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ariel Re Ltd. 2020-11-02 - Divestiture
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.arielre.com
Trident Public Risk Solutions 2020-05-04 - Divestiture
San Antonio, Texas · www.tridentinsurance.net
Argo Group - Landscapers Program 2019-01-07 - Divestiture
Pembroke, Bermuda
Ariscom Compagnia di Assicurazioni SpA 2018-03-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Rome, Italy · www.ariscom.it
Ariel Re Ltd. 2016-11-14 235M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.arielre.com
Insight Insurance Services, Inc. 2008-09-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Geneva, Illinois · www.insightinsurance.com
Heritage Underwriting Agency, Plc 2008-04-02 272M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.heritage-plc.com
PXRE Group Ltd. 2007-03-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Pembroke, Bermuda
Trident Public Risk Solutions 2001-12-31 - Add-on Acquisition
San Antonio, Texas · www.tridentinsurance.net
Front Royal, Inc. 2001-08-27 165M USD Add-on Acquisition
Morrisville, North Carolina
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Argo Group US, Inc.    - OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd. - Professional Liability (LPL) 2014-12-16 1
San Antonio, Texas Hamilton, Bermuda

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 7 (100%) 672M (100%) 3 (100%) -
Total 7 $672M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Bermuda 2 235M 2 -
United States 3 165M 1 -
  Texas 1 - 1 -
  North Carolina 1 165M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 272M - -
Domestic 2 (29%) 235M (35%) 2 (67%) -
Cross-border 5 (71%) 437M (65%) 1 (33%) -
Total 7 $672M 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Aon Securities Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
1
Mayer Brown
1
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $672M
TOTAL $672M
Largest Heritage Underwriting Agency, Plc
$272M (2008-04-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

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