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Hiscox Expands Tailor-Made Solutions for Professionals

NEW YORK, June 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today announced additional industries covered by its Hiscox Pro™ portfolio. The new products offer 'tailor made' policy forms for businesses in the security services, associations, staffing services and analytical testing labs industries.

The latest enhancements are part of a broader strategy to offer new E &O solutions that address emerging risks across specific industries. Hiscox Pro currently offers consultants, trustees, real estate & property managers, and many other service professionals affordable and specialized insurance coverage for the specific risks stemming from the services they provide.

"Traditional professions, such as accountants, lawyers, doctors, or architects and engineers, are generally aware of their exposures and appreciate the benefits of liability insurance," said David Egosi, a National Underwriting Leader at Hiscox USA. "Emerging industries are also best served by having protection that is tailored specifically to their needs and adapted to the exposures they face."

Brokers will now be able to offer 'tailor-made' coverage to an even greater share of their client base through industry specific forms available in the Hiscox Pro portfolio.

In the US, Hiscox offers professional liability insurance alongside a diverse portfolio of other commercial and specialty insurance products, and has offices in New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA and White Plains, NY.

Additional information can be found at www.hiscoxbroker.com.

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About Hiscox in the U.S.

Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). There are three main underwriting parts of the Group – Hiscox London Market, Hiscox UK and Europe and Hiscox International. Hiscox International includes operations in Bermuda, Guernsey and the USA. Hiscox Syndicates Ltd is authorized by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. The ability of syndicates at Lloyd's to do business in the USA, and its territories, is restricted as they are not US-based insurers. Hiscox Underwriting Limited and Hiscox ASM Limited are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Hiscox Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in New York, d/b/a Hiscox Insurance Agency in CA, is a licensed insurance intermediary for admitted and surplus lines business. Hiscox Inc. underwrites on behalf of, and places business with, Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., other domestic insurers, and syndicates at Lloyd's (www.lloyds.com). Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. is a Chicago, IL domiciled insurer which is admitted or licensed to do business in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

CONTACT: Hunter Hoffmann 646-442-8341 hunter.hoffmann@hiscox.com Kate Dillon 212-279-3115 x115 kdillon@prosek.com

Source:Hiscox Insurance