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Darwin, PGU Offer Specialty Coverages for Public Entities

September 22, 2005

Darwin Professional Underwriters Inc. (Darwin) and Professional Government Underwriters Inc. (PGU) have entered into a program arrangement whereby PGU will be the exclusive provider of professional liability coverages for Darwin’s public entity program.

The program is available nationally through PGU and targets municipalities, public entities, public school districts (grades kindergarten through 12) and other public and educational entities.

Three segments of public entity business are served by this program. They include public officials professional liability, police professional
liability, and school board legal liability. Each will have a segment-specific coverage form.

Employment practices liability coverage is also included in the policy forms for school board legal liability and public officials professional liability. Coverage through the program will be written on a non-admitted and admitted basis, depending on domicile of the risk. Darwin can provide limits of liability up to $5 million for each policy.

Darwin underwrites D&O and E&O liability insurance for public and private companies, health care and medical professional risks, and a broad range of non-medical professional classes.

Darwin member companies include Darwin Professional Underwriters Inc., Darwin National Assurance Company, and Darwin Select Insurance Company. Darwin is a subsidiary of Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC.

For more information, visit www.darwinpro.com.

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