With a history spanning 328 years, Lloyd's is the world's specialist insurance and reinsurance market and often the first to insure emerging, unusual and complex risks. In 2015, 84 syndicates were underwriting insurance at Lloyd's, covering all classes of business and interacting with thousands of brokers daily to insure businesses in 220 countries and territories worldwide. It has licences in over 75 jurisdictions, supported by a network of local offices and cover holders.