Binding Authorities

ArgoGlobal covers property risks written under delegated binding authorities, or agreements in which an insurer delegates underwriting authority to another party.

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  1. Highlights
  2. Appetite
  3. Info

Coverage Highlights

ArgoGlobal is a recognized lead market with a focus on catastrophe exposures throughout North America. The binding authority team writes commercial, vacant and residential business coverage on a subscription-slip basis, comprising business with catastrophe and non-catastrophe exposure.

Appetite & Availability


The company provides coverage throughout North America and Canada.

Risk Appetite

ArgoGlobal’s maximum line size is $2.5 million.


The binding authority team has established strong relationships with a core book of U.S. coverholders, through London brokers with whom the company has long-standing, stable agreements. Alongside a mix of general commercial and residential business, ArgoGlobal has an appetite for innovative niche products in catastrophe-exposed areas.

Additional Information


The team’s leader, Matthew Stollery, has spent more than 10 years underwriting binding authorities at Lloyd’s, first at Omega Underwriting and then at Ark Syndicate.

The team prides itself on providing support in all areas, particularly catatrophe-exposed territories. It is well known for its speedy decision-making and for providing outstanding claims service. ArgoGlobal’s U.K.-based in-house modeling capabilities provide the team with the ability to provide a swift response to brokers and the technical knowledge to fully understand the risks clients face throughout North America.



Matthew Stollery

International Head of Property - Binding Authorities

+44 (0) 20 7712 7621 Email

Joanne Allen

Property Binding Authority Class Underwriter

+44 (0) 20 3037 9868 Email

Janella Hall

Property Binding Authority Underwriter

+44 (0) 20 7712 7627 Email

Eilidh Turner

Assistant Underwriter - Property Binders

+44 20 3037 9863 Email

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