Nomination of Four Directors to the Board of Argo Group International Holdings Ltd.


Schulte is representing Voce Capital Management LLC in connection with its activist campaign to nominate four independent directors to the board of Argo Group International Holdings Ltd.

San Francisco-based Voce Capital sent a letter to Argo shareholders detailing how a change in the board will create long-term shareholder value. Argo is a Bermuda-based international underwriter of specialty insurance.The company operates in two segments, U.S. Operations and International Operations. The U.S. Operations segment underwrites primary and excess specialty casualty, and commercial multi-peril, as well as contract, product, environmental, and auto liability products; and general, auto, management, errors and omissions, and public entity liability, as well as workers compensation, and surety and inland marine risks.

The Schulte team advising Voce Capital is led by partner and co-chair of the firm’s global Shareholder Activism Group Marc Weingarten (Picture) and shareholder activism partner Aneliya Crawford. The team also includes associates Brandon Gold and Evan Johnson.

Involved fees earner: Aneliya Crawford – Schulte Roth & Zabel; Brandon Gold – Schulte Roth & Zabel; Evan Johnson – Schulte Roth & Zabel; Marc Weingarten – Schulte Roth & Zabel;

Law Firms: Schulte Roth & Zabel;

Clients: Voce Capital Management LLC;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti