Allied World Announces the Introduction of an Enhanced Professional Risk-Transfer Organization Professional Liability Product

ZUG, Switzerland--()--Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced today that Allied World North America has introduced an enhanced Professional Risk-Transfer Organization (“PRO”) Professional Liability product. This product offers greater flexibility and a more responsive design, enabling clients to select and use only the coverages they need by choosing from a comprehensive array of E&O, D&O, EPL and Privacy and Network Security protection.

The revised product also includes an expanded and more robust Privacy and Network Security (SRVS) coverage option where insureds can purchase up to $1 million in additional limits and notification/monitoring costs for up to 75,000 individuals without having to buy an additional policy. Coverage enhancements (available either as a sub-limit or up to the full policy limit) also include Governmental Claims Coverage for E&O, Non-rescindable Side A coverage and Derivative Demand Coverage for D&O claims and Third-Party EPL Coverage.

“We have been consistently dedicated to our insurance company clients for many years. This improved product offers our clients the flexibility that they have been looking for to customize their professional lines coverage to meet their specific needs,” commented Al Fantuzzi, Senior Vice President of North American E&O Division at Allied World.

“The legal landscape is constantly evolving and insurance companies are looking for comprehensive options to protect themselves against bad faith litigation and claims against their directors and officers. This product provides wide-ranging protection and choice,” said Joyce Duarte, Vice President, E&O Division at Allied World.

For more information please contact: Joyce Duarte, Vice President, E&O Division – joyce.duarte@awac.com.

About Allied World

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.

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Contacts

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG
Media:
Lauren Post, +1-646-794-0544
Vice President, Global Public & Media Relations
Lauren.Post@awacservices.com
or
Faye Cook, +1-441-278-5406
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Faye.Cook@awac.com
or
Investors:
Sarah Doran, +1-646-794-0590
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
Sarah.Doran@awac.com
Website: www.awac.com

Contacts

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG
Media:
Lauren Post, +1-646-794-0544
Vice President, Global Public & Media Relations
Lauren.Post@awacservices.com
or
Faye Cook, +1-441-278-5406
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Faye.Cook@awac.com
or
Investors:
Sarah Doran, +1-646-794-0590
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
Sarah.Doran@awac.com
Website: www.awac.com