Catlin Group Limited (LSE: CGL) is a Bermuda-based specialty insurance and reinsurance company. Catlin operates six underwriting hubs worldwide and operates nearly 50 offices. It owns the largest syndicate at Lloyd's of London, based on 2009 gross written premiums. Catlin shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange, and the company is a member of the FTSE 250 Index. The Group celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010.
Catlin Underwriting Agencies Limited (CUAL) was established as an underwriting agency at Lloyd's of London in 1984 by Stephen Catlin, who today remains chief executive of the Catlin Group. Catlin's first Lloyd's syndicate (Syndicate 1003) began underwriting in 1985 on behalf of Lloyd's Names (private individuals who invested in the Lloyd's market) with a premium capacity of £6 million.