HCC Insurance Holdings to Present at Raymond James Investors Conference

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Christopher J.B. Williams, President William N. Burke, Jr. and Chief Financial Officer Brad T. Irick will be presenting at Raymond James' 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 4, 2013, beginning at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

There will be a live webcast of HCC's presentation available on a listen-only basis in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://ir.hcc.com. The webcast replay will also be archived in the Investor Relations section of the HCC website through Friday, June 7, 2013.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a leading international specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. As of December 31, 2012, HCC had assets of $10.3 billion and shareholders' equity of $3.5 billion. HCC's major domestic and international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of "AA (Very Strong)" from Standard & Poor's Corporation, "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 HCC, please visit http://www.hcc.com.

Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made under "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. The types of risks and uncertainties which may affect the Company are set forth in its periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

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