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LONDON, 22nd August 2019 – Syndicate Research Limited today downgraded the A-^ (Good) Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 1183 (Talbot Underwriting Limited) to B+^ (Above Average) in light of the syndicate’s underperformance relative to its A- peer group. The outlook for the Continuity Opinion is stable.

LONDON, 22nd August  2019 – Syndicate Research Limited today upgraded the B (Average), positive outlook, Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 727 (S A Meacock & Company Limited) to B+ (Above Average) with a clearer succession plan now evident in the family owned business. The outlook for the Continuity Opinion is stable.

LONDON, 22nd August  2019 – Syndicate Research Limited today affirmed the B (Average) Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 1200 (Argo Managing Agency Limited). The outlook for the Continuity Opinion has been changed from stable to negative in light of the syndicate’s recent 5-year average performance relative to its Continuity Opinion peer group.

LONDON, 3rd September  2019 – Syndicate Research Limited (SRL) today affirmed the B^ (Average) Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 382 (Hardy  (Underwriting Agencies) Limited). The outlook for the Continuity Opinion has been changed from stable to negative in light of the syndicate’s recent 5-year average performance relative to its Continuity Opinion peer group.

LONDON, 3rd September  2019 – Syndicate Research Limited (SRL) today downgraded the A- (Good), negative outlook, Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 2003 (Catlin Underwriting Agencies Limited) to B+^ (Above Average), following a further material loss being recorded for 2018, in light of the syndicate’s recent 5-year average performance relative to its Continuity Opinion peer group. The outlook for the Continuity Opinion remains negative.

LONDON, 3rd September  2019 – Syndicate Research Limited (SRL) today downgraded the B+^ (Above Average), negative outlook, Continuity Opinion of Lloyd’s syndicate 5000 (Travelers Syndicate Management Limited) to B^ (Average) in light of recent underperformance relative to its Continuity Opinion peer group. The outlook for the Continuity Opinion has been revised to stable.

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