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2017 Press Releases

Date: 03.16.17

Ironshore Continues Expansion Drive of Global Mergers & Acquisitions Unit

Ironshore has announced expansion of its Mergers & Acquisitions capabilities with a team of new hires in the Americas and broadened office presence to serve Canada and Latin America. To support heightened transaction volume throughout the Americas region, Ironshore increased business line capacity to $150 million (USD) for mergers and acquisitions cover.

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Date: 03.09.17

Ironshore Specialty Casualty Enhances Construction Cover to Address M&A Transition Exposures

Ironshore Specialty Casualty has enhanced its Transition Protection policy form to address contractual exposures related to an organizational merger or acquisition specific to the Construction industry. Ironshore’s Construction Transition Protection product provides coverage for abrupt and accidental property damage or bodily injury arising out of work completed by a construction company that occurred prior to the closure of the corporate transactio

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Date: 02.28.17

Ironshore Specialty Casualty Offers Campus Secure Endorsement for Higher Education Sector

Ironshore Specialty Casualty’s Public Entity division has introduced a policy extension offering institutions of higher education an automatic endorsement for expenses related to natural or man-made incidents, including active shooter and weapon wielding incidents, impacting campus operations. Ironshore’s Campus Secure endorsement provides excess coverage for reimbursement of event-related expenditures incurred during and in the aftermath of an unexpected, potentially devastating occurrence that disrupts educational institutions, impacting faculty, staff and students.

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Date: 02.27.17

Ironshore Specialty Casualty Advances Executives to Assume New Product Line Responsibilities

Ironshore Specialty Casualty executives Dawn Puro and Sonny Powers assume new product line responsibilities, effective immediately. Ms. Puro, Senior Vice President of Specialty Casualty and based in New York, has been named Product Line Manager for Public Entity lines. Mr. Powers, Vice President and Product Line Manager for Transportation and based in Boston, will now also serve in the capacity of Product Line Manager, General Casualty. Ms. Puro and Mr. Powers will work with senior management to oversee product development and distribution strategies to support the continued growth of their respective business portfolios, reporting to Kevin Whitehead, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty Casualty.

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Date: 02.16.17

Ironshore Specialty Casualty Launches Oil & Gas Facility for Middle Market Energy Sector

Ironshore Specialty Casualty announces the formation of Ironshore Energy Solutions, a dedicated Oil & Gas facility, offering liability coverages for on-shore middle market energy classes in the United States. Ironshore Insurance Services LLC, its specialty Managing General Agency, will deliver capacity to underwrite middle market sector risk on behalf of six consortium insurance companies. Ironshore Energy Solutions will provide up to $11 million in insurance capacity for General Liability and Umbrella coverages for complex sector risks.

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2017 News

Date: 02.16.17

Ten Questions for Dan Olmsted

A private client executive with Ironshore looks for strong building codes and building code enforcement when underwriting high net worth homes.

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Date: 01.30.17

XL Catlin Rises to Top of Annual Advisen Pacesetter Ranking

By Leslie Jose-Castillo, Advisen

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Date: 01.19.17

Ironshore Expands High Net Worth Homeowners Coverage Into New York

Ironshore Private Insurance Portfolio, a customized policy providing property and liability coverage for homes valued in excess of $1 million, will be underwritten on an admitted basis in New York.

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Date: 01.04.17

Risk and Claims Exposures When Using Design-Build As a Project Delivery Method

Ironshore's Valerie Onderka & Donna M. Hun delve into the responsibilities and risks for design-builders.

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