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The Hartford Underwriting Division

The Hartford Underwriting Division is the underwriting division within Lloyd’s China specific to Syndicate 1221.

Brief Introduction

Syndicate 1221 is managed by Hartford Underwriting Agency Limited, a subsidiary of The Hartford. It is part of The Hartford’s global specialty insurance network, formerly known as Navigators, a name that has become synonymous in the marketplace for 45+ years for responsive (re)insurance solution design. Beyond our product array, our core business proposition of outstanding people, underwriting and service has earned the loyalty of top insurance partners around the world.

The Hartford’s global specialty team works hard to provide customized insurance solutions designed to protect clients from the complex, global risks they face.  In addition to our participation in the Lloyd’s platform in China, our technically skilled underwriting and claims professionals serve local markets around the world.

Headquartered in Connecticut, The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) is a leader in property and casualty insurance, widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity.  With more than 200 years history of innovation and financial strength, The Hartford will help us provide even greater value to our partners and policyholders.

Reinsurance Products

The Hartford Underwriting Division provides reinsurance products in the following specialist classes via Lloyd’s China platform:


  • Marine Cargo
  • Marine Hull
  • Marine Liabilities
  • Specie, Fine Arts & Cash in Transit

Financial Lines

  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Professional Liability / Errors & Omissions


  • General Liability / Products Liability including Recall Expenses / Manufacturers E&O Extensions
  • Environmental Impairment Liability
  • Life Sciences / Human Clinical Trials Liability

Political Violence & Terrorism 

  • Political Violence & Terrorism

Contact Information

Elaine Jin

Hartford Underwriting Division
Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Limited

+86 21 6162 8229