Max Specialty Now Eligible in N.Y., N.C., Kan. for Total of 45 States

Max Specialty Insurance Co., based in Richmond, Virginia, is now an eligible surplus lines carrier in 45 states, with the recent addition of New York, North Carolina and Kansas.

Max Capital Group Ltd.,through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, property and casualty insurers and life and health insurers.

Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., president and CEO, said the company will seek to add even more states during the year.

As previously announced, Max Capital Group Ltd. completed the acquisition of the company now known as Max Specialty Insurance Co. in April 2007.

Max Specialty operates across two divisions, Brokerage and Contract Binding. Brokerage, headed by Jonathan Hahn, and Contract Binding, headed by Bryan Sanders, each offer property, inland marine, casualty, excess liability and umbrella insurance products.