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Facts and figures

Key facts and figures from the Lloyd's market.

Lloyd's is the world's specialist insurance and reinsurance market

With expertise earned over centuries, Lloyd's is the foundation of the insurance industry and the future of it. Led by expert underwriters and brokers who cover more than 200 territories, the Lloyd's market develops the essential, complex and critical insurance needed to underwrite human progress.

Backed by diverse global capital and excellent financial ratings, Lloyd's works with a global to grow the insured world - building resilience for businesses and local communities and strengthening economic growth around the world.

99

Syndicates

3,936

Coverholders

301

Brokers

200+

Countries we operate in

£68bn

Claims paid by the Lloyd’s market between 2011 – 2016

£35.5bn

Gross written premiums (2017)

Latest results

Following one of the costliest years for natural catastrophes in the past decade, Lloyd’s announced an aggregated market loss of £2bn for 2017.

The key financial figures are:

  • Loss before tax  £1,001m  (2017: £2,001m)
  • Combined ratio of 104.5% (2017: 114.0%)
  • Pre-tax return on capital of -3.7% (2017: -7.3%)
  • Investment return of £504m (2017: £1,800m)
  • Net resources of £28,222m (2017: £27,560m)