Chubb Corp was incorporated as a business corporation under the laws of the State of New Jersey in June 1967. It is a holding company for several, separately organized, property and casualty insurance companies referred to informally as the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies (the P&C Group). Since 1882, insurance companies or predecessor companies included in the P&C Group have provided property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals around the world. The P&C Group consists of subsidiaries domiciled both in and outside the United States. The P&C Group operates through three strategic business units: Chubb Personal Insurance, Chubb Commercial Insurance and Chubb Specialty Insurance. Chubb Personal Insurance offers personal insurance products for homes and valuable articles (such as art and jewelry), for high net worth individuals. Chubb Commercial Insurance offers commercial insurance products. Its underwriting focuses on specific industry segments and niches. Much of its commercial customer base is comprised of mid-sized commercial entities. Its insurance offerings include multiple peril, primary liability, excess and umbrella liability, automobile, workers' compensation and property and marine. The market for Chubb Commercial Insurance products is the United States. The markets for its commercial products outside the United States are Europe, Canada and Australia. Chubb Specialty Insurance offers specialized professional liability products for privately held and publicly traded companies, financial institutions, professional firms, healthcare and not-for-profit organizations. Chubb Specialty Insurance products include directors and officers liability insurance, errors and omissions liability insurance, employment practices liability insurance, fiduciary liability insurance and commercial and financial fidelity insurance. The market for these products is the United States. Outside the United States, the markets for these products are Europe, Canada and Australia. Chubb Specialty Insurance also offers surety products, in the United States and Latin America. The Company competes not only with other stock companies but also with mutual companies, other underwriting organizations and alternative risk sharing mechanisms.