Alleghany Corporation Reports 2017 Third Quarter Results And Releases Letter To Shareholders -- Notice

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y) today announced its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2017. A complete, full-text news release for Alleghany's 2017 third quarter results is available on Alleghany's website at www.alleghany.com and is also contained in a Current Report on Form 8-K that has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and is available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. In conjunction with the release, Alleghany has also posted its financial supplement to the company's website at www.alleghany.com.

Alleghany also released today a letter to shareholders by President and chief executive officer Weston Hicks. The letter, which discusses recent catastrophe events and current insurance and reinsurance market dynamics is available at www.alleghany.com under the Investors & News / Annual Letter section of the website.

About Alleghany Corporation

Alleghany Corporation (NYSE-Y) creates value through owning and managing operating subsidiaries and investments, anchored by a core position in property and casualty reinsurance and insurance. Alleghany's property and casualty subsidiaries include: Transatlantic Holdings, Inc., a leading global reinsurer; RSUI Group, Inc., a national underwriter of property and liability specialty insurance coverages; CapSpecialty, Inc., an underwriter of commercial property, casualty and surety insurance coverages; and Pacific Compensation Corporation, an underwriter of workers' compensation insurance, primarily in California. Alleghany's subsidiary Alleghany Capital Corporation engages in and oversees strategic investments and acquisitions.

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