HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: HCC
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. is an international specialty insurance group. The company is engaged in underwriting a variety of relatively non-correlated specialty lines of business in more than 180 countries, including property and casualty, accident and health, surety, credit and aviation. It operates its business through five segments: U.S. Property & Casualty, Professional Liability, Accident & Health, U.S. Surety & Credit and International. The U.S. Property & Casualty segment is engaged in operating and managing aviation, small account errors and omissions liability, public risk, employment practices liability, title, residual value, disability, contingency, kidnap and ransom, difference in conditions, occupational accident and brown water marine in the United States. The Professional Liability segment is engaged in operating and managing liabilities, large account errors and omissions and fiduciary liability, fidelity, bankers blanket bonds, directors and officers policyholders, employment practices liability in the United States and internationally. The Accident & Health segment is engaged in operating and managing medical stop-loss, short-term domestic and international medical, HMO reinsurance and medical excess in the United States. The U.S. Surety & Credit segment is engaged in operating and managing contract surety and commercial surety bonds and bail bonds in the United States. The International segment is engaged in operating and managing energy, property treaty, liability, surety, credit, property, ocean marine, accident and health and other smaller product lines outside the United States. The Investing segment is engaged in operating and managing investment income, investment related expenses, realized investment gains and losses and other-than-temporary impairment credit losses on investments. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.