Validus Group is a leading global provider of insurance, reinsurance and investment management services – with research and analytics in its DNA.
Validus Group is comprised of Validus Re, Talbot, Western World and AlphaCat.

We are globally recognized for the strength of our brands, our track record and the talent of our employees, including industry-leading underwriters.  Since our founding, we have been guiding clients in navigating and managing the risks and perils to their business since 2005.

Analytical excellence and the capability to arrive at and support an independent view of risk, is a founding principle of Validus, and underpins the ‘Validus View of Risk’.  Since our formation, Validus has consistently invested in building a team of thought leaders and expert practitioners focused on the ability to better model and better interpret the risks we face.

The Validus Group is composed of Validus Re, Talbot UnderwritingWestern World Insurance Group and AlphaCat Managers. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, our business maintains a clear focus on a robust underwriting discipline that is central for our continued success.

Through our four diversified, yet complementary businesses, we are able to offer our clients the benefits of scale as well as greater efficiencies through platform integration. Our global network has grown to 17 offices, with over 800 employees in all major regions worldwide which means we can offer services that integrate macro-trends alongside local understanding, meeting our clients' needs.

Quick Facts

  • Composed of Validus Re, Talbot, Western World and AlphaCat 

  • Profitable in all years of operation, 2005 through 2015 

  • 17 offices with over 800 employees in all major regions worldwide