Press Release

LONDON, 29th November 2022 – Syndicate Research Limited (SRL) today affirmed the B^ (Below Average) Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 218 (IQUW Syndicate Management Limited). The outlook for the Continuity Opinion has been changed to negative from stable reflecting concerns that syndicate returns will be adversely affected by inflation and over the position of the syndicate within the private equity backed IQUW Holdings Bermuda Limited (IQUW) group.

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