Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. operates as a holding company with interest in providing insurance and reinsurance products. It focuses on underwriting specialty lines of personal and commercial property and casualty insurance and reinsurance on a global basis. The company's portfolio of specialty lines of business is organized into two business segments: Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment is comprised of four lines of business: Agriculture, Professional Lines, Casualty, Property and Other Specialty. Its Insurance segment offers agriculture insurance covering traditional multi-peril crop insurance, crop hail, livestock risk protection, and other agriculture risk management products; and professional lines of insurance products, including directors' and officers' liability, errors and omissions, employment practices liability, environmental liability, and pension trust liability insurance. This segment also offers casualty insurance comprising third party liability insurance; property insurance for various industries; healthcare liability line focusing on hospital medical professional liability insurance; and surety and other specialty products, such as contract and commercial surety, and workers' compensation. The Reinsurance segment is comprised of four lines of business: Catastrophe, Casualty, Property and Other Specialty. Its Reinsurance segment provides catastrophe reinsurance for catastrophic perils primarily for property and workers' compensation business; casualty reinsurance for reinsuring third party liability exposures, such as automobile, professional, directors' and officers', and umbrella liabilities, as well as workers' compensation; and property reinsurance for individual property insurance policies. It also provides aerospace reinsurance covering hull, aircraft liability, and aircraft products; marine reinsurance of bluewater and brownwater hull, and cargo risks; surety reinsurance for contract and commercial surety, as well as for fidelity insurance coverages; personal accident; political risk coverages; agriculture reinsurance for risks associated with the production of food and fiber; and traditional treaty, and stop loss reinsurance for primary insurance companies writing multiple peril, hail, and named peril covers, as well as custom risk transfer mechanisms for agricultural dependent industries. It has operations in Bermuda, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America. Endurance Specialty Holdings was founded on June 27, 2002 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.