Members' agent

Membership of Lloyd’s requires bespoke knowledge and access to a broad range of information and advice.

Because of this, Lloyd’s Byelaws require that every member appoints and retains a members’ agent (unless the Council of Lloyd's agrees to waive this requirement) and that members' agent will advise prospective and existing members on, inter alia:

  • The implications of being a Lloyd’s member
  • Lloyd’s member application process (separate FCA approval is not currently required)
  • Syndicate selection / Underwriting portfolio
  • Solvency
  • Taxation

Active members' agents

There are currently three active members’ agents. These firms are approved by the Financial Conduct Authority and by Lloyd’s specifically to advise on Lloyd’s syndicate participation:

Alpha Insurance Analysts Ltd (467352)
107 Fenchurch Street
London
EC3M 5JF 
www.aianalysts.com

Argenta Private Capital Ltd (204845)
85 Gracechurch Street
London
EC3V 0AA 
www.argentaplc.com

Hampden Agencies Ltd (204946)
85 Gracechurch Street
London
EC3V 0AA
www.hpcgroup.co.uk 

Each members’ agent applies their own charging structure for the services they provide.

Members' Agents interviews

60 seconds with David Williams, managing director of Argenta Private Capital Limited

In the last of our series of interviews with Lloyd’s members' agents, David Williams, managing director of Argenta Private Capital Limited, explains...

60 seconds with Hampden Agencies Ltd CEO, Neil Smith

In the second of our three part series of interviews with Lloyd's members' agents, Hampden Agencies Ltd CEO Neil Smith explains why some wealthy...

60 seconds with James Sparrow, managing director of Alpha Insurance Analysts Ltd

In the first of our three part series of interviews with Lloyd's members' agents, James Sparrow of Alpha Insurance Analysts Ltd explains why setting...