HCI Group Sets Annual Shareholders' Meeting and Record Date

TAMPA, Fla., March 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time at its corporate headquarters located at 5300 West Cypress Street in Tampa, Florida. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday, April 16, 2015 will be entitled to vote and attend the meeting.

About HCI Group, Inc.

HCI Group, Inc. owns subsidiaries engaged in diverse, yet complementary business activities, including homeowners' insurance, reinsurance, real estate and information technology services. The company's largest subsidiary, Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc., is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance in the state of Florida.

The company's common shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HCI" and are included in the Russell 2000 and S&P SmallCap 600 Index. Its 8% Senior Notes trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HCJ." For more information about HCI Group, visit www.hcigroup.com.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Kevin Mitchell, Vice President of Investor Relations HCI Group, Inc. Tel (813) 405-3603 kmitchell@hcigroup.com Investor Relations Contact: Michael Koehler Liolios Group, Inc. Tel (949) 574-3860 hci@liolios.com

Source:HCI Group, Inc.