Talbot Underwriting is one of the original and core businesses of the Validus Group, and a market leader in the War and Terrorism, Energy and Marine Sectors.  

Talbot Underwriting operates within the Lloyd's Insurance Market through Syndicate 1183.  With an expert team of highly skilled and experienced underwriters and a balanced, geographically diverse portfolio of business, Talbot has earned a reputation as an industry leading insurance and reinsurance specialist.  

Talbot is a wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings, Ltd.  The Group has offices in Bermuda, Boston, Dubai, Dublin, London, Miami, New Jersey, Singapore, Santiago, Sydney, Waterloo and Zurich, and is well positioned for international growth and success.  

In particular, Talbot writes a diversified portfolio including Marine, Aviation, Transport, Energy, Terrorism, Political Risk, Accident and Health, Construction, Contingency, Financial lines, Property and Treaty Reinsurance.  Drawing on our deep industry expertise, Talbot develops tailored insurance solutions that address clients' evolving and often unique needs.

Quick Facts

  • Joined Validus Group in 2007

  • More than 300 staff in eight international hubs

  • Primary office locations: London, New York, Miami, Santiago, Dubai, Sydney & Singapore

  • Provided 25% of Validus Net Income from 2007 to 2015