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Tokio Marine HCC Acquires On Call International

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HOUSTON, Jan. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Tokio Marine HCC) today announced it has acquired On Call International LLC (On Call), a leading provider of fully-customized travel risk management services, including medical evacuation and emergency assistance, to travelers around the world. On Call designs and markets customized self-insured and indemnified travel risk management plans, including medical, travel, political and natural disaster coverage. Founded in 1995, the company serves millions of travelers each year, and its clients include businesses across a variety of different industries, travel agencies, academic institutions, insurance companies and leisure travelers. On Call is headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire.

"On Call has a long and successful track record of providing unparalleled global travel risk management services, and HCC Specialty has benefited from these services as a satisfied client for five years," said Bill Hubbard, President and Chief Executive Officer of HCC Specialty. "In today's increasingly perilous world for travelers, we've brought this vital service in-house, helping us to increase our competitive edge by offering a superior customer experience."

"By joining Tokio Marine HCC, On Call gains access to global expertise and unmatched products and services to expand our operations and further strengthen our world-class travel risk management offerings," said Mike Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of On Call. "The backing of Tokio Marine Holdings, an industry-leading, international insurance company with over 30,000 employees, provides On Call and our millions of current and future members with incredible and innovative opportunities to build on our successes."

Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, HCC Specialty is among the industry's leading managing underwriters of innovative specialty insurance products, including high-limit disability, crisis management, contingency, DIC, prize indemnity, international medical and travel medical insurance, and special program business. HCC Specialty is a division of Tokio Marine HCC. For more information about HCC Specialty, please visit http://www.hccspecialty.com.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurer with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. Tokio Marine HCC's major domestic and international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of "AA- (Very Strong)" from Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, "A+ (Superior)" from A.M. Best Company, Inc., "AA- (Very Strong)" from Fitch Ratings, and "A1 (Good Security)" from Moody's Investors Service, Inc. For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit http://www.hcc.com.

Contact: Doug Busker, Director of Investor Relations HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. Telephone: (713) 996-1192

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