Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today released its digital 2016 Mid-Year Report available at https://www.argolimited.com/midyearreport2016/. The mid-year report highlights the company's strong performance and provides perspective on the current market environment. "The company's performance is improving, and we're now getting closer to meeting our own high expectations. While much of this comes from persistent focus on our longer-term strategy, our progress is due in great part to our employees' commitment to execution and innovation," Argo CEO Mark E. Watson writes in his letter to shareholders. "Today, we do our work faster and with fewer steps than before. We're making the experience of working with Argo more simple, intimate and digital." The report includes updates on each of Argo's lines of business - Excess & Surplus, Commercial Specialty, Syndicate 1200, and International Specialty. ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: 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) (fourth 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. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This release and the referenced 2016 Mid-Year Report may include forward-looking statements, both with respect to Argo Group and its industry, that reflect our current views with respect to future events and financial performance. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. For further information, please see the Forward-Looking Statements disclosure in the 2016 Mid-Year report.