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NASDAQ Welcomes National General Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NGHC) to the NASDAQ Stock Market

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NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of National General Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq:NGHC), a specialty personal lines insurance holding company, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

National General Holdings Corp. is an insurance holding company headquartered in New York, NY. It offers both personal lines property and casualty and accident and health insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile insurance and recreational vehicle, supplemental health insurance products and other niche insurance products through a network of over 19,000 independent agents, more than a dozen affinity partners and through direct-response marketing programs.

"National General Holdings Corp. sells insurance products with a focus on underwriting profitability through a combination of customized and predictive analytics and a technology driven low cost infrastructure," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "NASDAQ is excited to welcome National General Holdings Corp. to the NASDAQ family and looks forward to their success as a listed company."

Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice for the world's most progressive and innovative companies. National General Holdings Corp. joins some of the world's largest companies by listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market.

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