For Second Consecutive Year, Navigators Selected As One of the "Best Places to Work in Insurance"

Stamford, Connecticut, Nov. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) today announced that the Company has been selected as one of the 2015 "Best Places to Work in Insurance" by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group for the second consecutive year. The annual nationwide competition consists of a survey and awards program designed to identify and recognize high-quality workplaces in the commercial insurance industry.

"Being named this year again as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance is an acknowledgement of Navigators’ efforts to sustain a culture where employees can do their best work, in an environment that nurtures their personal and professional goals," said Stanley A. Galanski, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Navigators Group, Inc. "Navigators provides niche, specialty insurance products, but what truly distinguishes our Company are the expertise, dedication and collaboration of our colleagues. Together, we’ve created a high-quality workplace where we strive for excellence in everything we do. We’re committed to building on that platform to ensure ongoing success for our Company, our employees and our business partners.”

According to Business Insurance, companies that make the list of Best Places to Work in Insurance demonstrate a level of excellence in a variety of employment-related metrics, measured against other employers in this industry as well as other companies nationwide. Winners are chosen based on a two-part survey that relies heavily on employees' engagement and satisfaction with benefits, workplace experience and company culture. Business Insurance conducts the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program in partnership with Best Companies Group, an independent workplace excellence research firm.

The Navigators Group, Inc. is an international specialty insurance holding company with insurance company operations, underwriting management companies and operations at Lloyd's. Navigators has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, as well as representative offices in China and Brazil.

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Whenever used in this release, the words "estimate," "expect," "believe," "may," "will," "intend," "continue" or similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. We cannot assure that results that we anticipate will be achieved, since results may differ materially because of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that we face. Please refer to Navigators' most recent Forms 10-K and 10-Q and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a description of Navigators' business and the important factors that may affect that business. Navigators undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.

CONTACT: Evelyn Jenkinson Director, Corporate Communications 203-904-6685 203-219-8217

Source:The Navigators Group, Inc.