Test Environment

We provide tailored insurance solutions through:

  • Talbot our specialty (re)insurance group operating within the Lloyd’s market (Syndicate 1183)
  • Western World our U.S. specialty lines organization
  • Validus Specialty who offer a wide range of E&S and Admitted Insurance solutions and operates on behalf of Western World and Talbot
  • Crop Risk Services who offer leading crop insurance services to North America.

Quick Facts


  • More than 300 staff in eight international hubs
  • Primary office locations: London, Singapore, Miami, Santiago & Sydney 

Western World

  • U.S. based specialty property and casualty underwriter
  • Focused on U.S. Excess and Surplus Lines
  • Pioneer in Binding Authority business

Validus Specialty

  • Founded in February 2017
  • Offers a wide range of U.S. E&S and Admitted Insurance solutions
  • Operates on behalf of Western World and Talbot through Syndicate 1183 at Lloyd’s.

 Crop Risk Services

  • Offers both private product, named peril crop insurance as well as Multiple Peril Crop Insurance through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency.
  • Satellite office located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, that handles MPCI underwriting.