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Enstar Group Limited Announces Appointment of New Director

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enstar Group Limited (“Enstar”) (Nasdaq:ESGR) today announced that it has appointed Jie Liu to its Board of Directors, effective February 21, 2017.

Mr. Liu is a managing director of Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd. (“Hillhouse”) and has been with Hillhouse since 2015. Prior to joining Hillhouse, he was Head of Credit and a Senior Portfolio Manager for Sentry Investments (a leading Canadian asset manager) for over 5 years. Mr. Liu has also served as a fixed income research analyst at RBC Capital Markets and a credit rating specialist at Standard & Poor’s in his career.

Dominic Silvester, Enstar’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We have worked alongside Jie in recent months as Hillhouse became a significant shareholder in Enstar and a strategic partner in KaylaRe. In addition to his expertise in investments, he brings a global perspective to our Board and we are confident he will be a strong contributor to Enstar.”

About Enstar

Enstar is a multi-faceted insurance group that offers innovative capital release solutions and specialty underwriting capabilities through its network of group companies in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, and other international locations. Enstar is a market leader in completing legacy acquisitions, having acquired over 75 companies and portfolios since its formation in 2001, and has over $12 billion in total assets. Enstar’s active underwriting businesses include the StarStone group of companies, an A- rated global specialty insurance group with multiple global underwriting platforms, and the Atrium group of companies, which manage and underwrite specialist insurance and reinsurance business for Lloyd’s Syndicate 609. For further information about Enstar, see www.enstargroup.com.

Cautionary Statement

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of Enstar and its management team. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Important risk factors regarding Enstar can be found under the heading "Risk Factors" in Enstar's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and are incorporated herein by reference. Furthermore, Enstar undertakes no obligation to update any written or oral forward-looking statements or publicly announce any updates or revisions to any of the forward-looking statements contained herein, to reflect any change in its expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions, circumstances or assumptions underlying such statements, except as required by law.

Contact: Mark Smith Telephone: +1 (441) 292-3645

Source:Enstar Group Limited