Argo Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.15 Per Share

  Argo Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.15 Per Share

Business Wire

HAMILTON, Bermuda -- August 6, 2013

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NasdaqGS: AGII), an international
underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced today
its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per
share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on September
16, 2013, to shareholders of record on September 2, 2013.

ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NasdaqGS: AGII) is an international
underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property
and casualty market. Argo Group offers a full line of products and services
designed to meet the unique coverage and claims handling needs of businesses
in four primary segments: Excess & Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty,
International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Argo Group's insurance
subsidiaries are A. M. Best-rated 'A' (Excellent) (third highest rating out of
16 rating classifications) with a stable outlook, and Argo's U.S. insurance
subsidiaries are Standard and Poor's-rated 'A-' (Strong) with a stable
outlook. More information on Argo Group and its subsidiaries is available at
www.argolimited.com.

Contact:

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd.
Susan Spivak-Bernstein, 212-607-8835
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
 
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