StarStone at Lloyd’s

Through Syndicate 1301, StarStone offers a variety of products for small and middle market to multinational risks across several specialty business lines, including:

  • Accident & Health, Sports PA, Loss of Licence
  • Aviation
  • Crisis Management: Political Risks and War & Terrorism
  • Marine: Cargo, Hull, Liability
  • Power & Utilities
  • Specie & Fine Art
  • U.S. Healthcare

In addition to underwriting business directly at Lloyd’s in London, StarStone provides local access to Lloyd’s across Continental Europe – including in France, Germany, Italy and The Netherlands.

Healthcare business can be written locally from StarStone’s Jersey City office through StarStone U.S. Intermediaries Inc., which also holds Lloyd’s approval as a service company.

Lloyd’s is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best and A+ from Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s – these ratings are applicable to all Lloyd’s syndicates, which also benefit from the Lloyd’s chain of security.


December 2009
StarStone merges with Sideris Re Holdings Limited, allowing StarStone to write Construction business through Syndicate 2243. Read more.

September 2010
StarStone opens for Marine, Aviation and Space business on the company floor gallery of the Lloyd’s building, London.

September 2011
StarStone acquires Lloyd’s Syndicate 1301, effective January 1, 2012, enabling StarStone to write a range of niche specialty lines including Accident & Health, Property Direct & Facultative, Specie and Property Schemes. Read more.

December 2011
StarStone acquires the renewal rights to CV Starr’s Continental European business – business written through Syndicate 1919. CV Starr’s Continental European underwriting team transfer to StarStone and business is renewed though Syndicate 2243, effective January 1, 2012. Read more.

January 2013
All StarStone’ Lloyd’s business is now written through Syndicate 1301 to create a more efficient and effective platform for growth.

March 2013
StarStone receives approval to launch new, stand-alone managing agency, StarStone Underwriting Management Limited. Read more.

January 2014
StarStone receives permission to expand the capacity of Syndicate 1301 to £180 million and extends product offering to include International Excess Casualty and US Healthcare. Read more.

Syndicate 1301 is managed by StarStone Underwriting Limited, a Lloyd’s managing agency authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.




StarStone can be found on the company floor at Lloyd’s. To find out more about our product offering or to contact the team, click on the links below:

Accident & Health
Box 214 2nd Gallery

Box 311A 3rd Gallery

Marine: Cargo, Hull, Liability
Box 311 3rd Gallery

Specie & Fine Art
Box 214 2nd Gallery

Crisis Management: Political Risks and War & Terrorism
Box 214 2nd Gallery

Power & Utilities
Box 213 A 2nd Gallery

U.S. Healthcare
Office based: New Jersey, U.S.


Simon Schnorr
CEO, StarStone Underwriting Ltd
t: +44 (0)20 3206 8058

Guy Lether
Head of Claims, StarStone International,
Lloyd’s Syndicate 1301
t: +44 (0)20 3206 8281