Lancashire Holdings Limited was incorporated in Bermuda on 12 October 2005 under the Bermuda Companies Act. It raised over U.S.$1 billion at the time of its initial public offering on the alternative investment market, a subsidiary market operated by the London Stock Exchange, on 16 December 2005.
A secondary listing on the Bermuda Stock Exchange was obtained on 21 May 2007. The Company was admitted to the Official List and its common shares to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange on 16 March 2009 and was included in the FTSE 250 Index with effect from 22 June 2009. The Company is the Bermuda incorporated holding company of the Group with the head office and registered office being Power House, 7 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda.