Argo Group Announces Closing of Argo Seguros Brasil S.A. Sale to Spice Private Equity Ltd. - Argo Group

Argo Group Announces Closing of Argo Seguros Brasil S.A. Sale to Spice Private Equity Ltd.

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Feb. 15, 2022 – Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO), an underwriter of specialty insurance products, today announced the completion of the sale of Argo Seguros Brasil S.A. to Spice Private Equity Ltd.  

“The closing of this transaction is another definitive step as Argo evolves as a specialty insurer focused on US-based insurance risks,” said Andy Borst, Interim President of International Operations. “I wish the team in Brazil the best of luck in the future.”

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is an underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market. Argo offers a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of businesses in two primary segments: U.S. Operations and International Operations. Argo Group and its insurance subsidiaries are rated ‛A-’ by Standard & Poor’s. Argo’s insurance subsidiaries are rated ‛A-’ by A.M. Best. More information on Argo and its subsidiaries is available at argogroup.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release includes forward-looking statements that reflect our current views with respect to future events and financial performance. Forward-looking statements include all statements that do not relate solely to historical or current facts, and can be identified by the use of words such as “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “do not believe,” “aim,” “project,” “anticipate,” “seek,” “will,” “likely,” “assume,” “estimate,” “may,” “continue,” “guidance,” “objective,” “remain optimistic,” “outlook,” “trends,” “future,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “target,” “on track” and similar expressions of a future or forward-looking nature. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially. For a more detailed discussion of such risks and uncertainties, see Item 1A, “Risk Factors” in Argo’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, as supplemented in Argo’s subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and in other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The inclusion of a forward-looking statement herein should not be regarded as a representation by Argo that Argo’s objectives will be achieved. Argo undertakes no obligation to publicly update forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. You should not place undue reliance on any such statements.

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Contacts

Investors:
Gregory Charpentier
AVP, Investor Relations and Corporate Finance
978-387-4150
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Media:
David Snowden
Senior Vice President, Group Communications
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