Navigators Announces Sale of iTrade

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) today announced that its principal underwriting agency subsidiary, Navigators Management Company, Inc. (NMC), has sold its bonds and logistics retail agency, iTrade Risk & Insurance Services, to Integro USA. Financial considerations were not disclosed.

"iTrade has established itself within the freight forwarder industry as a fresh approach to insurance and bonds, and we look forward to our continued relationship as Integro will become a key distribution partner for Navigators for custom and transportation bonds and cargo business," said Vincent C. Tizzio, President and CEO of NMC.

The Navigators Group, Inc. is an international specialty insurance holding company with insurance company operations, underwriting management companies, and operations at Lloyd's. Headquartered in New York, Navigators has offices in major insurance centers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.

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