HCC Cancels 2015 Second Quarter Conference Call

HOUSTON, July 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) today announced that the Company will discontinue future conference calls to discuss its quarterly results pending the closing of the proposed acquisition of HCC by Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. Therefore, HCC is canceling its 2015 second quarter conference call scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time.

HCC confirmed that it plans to release its 2015 second quarter earnings results after the close of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The release will also provide notice that supplemental financial schedules for HCC's 2015 second quarter earnings results will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://ir.hcc.com.

HCC also announced that it has canceled its investors conference scheduled for Wednesday, September 30, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a leading specialty insurer with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. As of March 31, 2015, HCC had assets of $11.0 billion and shareholders' equity of $3.9 billion. HCC's major domestic and international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of "AA (Very Strong)" from Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, "A+ (Superior)" from A.M. Best Company, Inc., "AA (Very Strong)" from Fitch Ratings, and "A1 (Good Security)" from Moody's Investors Service, Inc.

For more information about HCC, please visit http://www.hcc.com.

Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made under "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. The types of risks and uncertainties which may affect the Company are set forth in its periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Doug Busker, Director of Investor Relations HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. Telephone: (713) 996-1192

Source:HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.