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02/26/13Markel and Alterra Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Acquisition
RICHMOND, Va. and HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) ("Markel") and Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today announced that their respective shareholders have voted in favor of all proposals necessary for the acquisition of Alterra by Markel. Completion of the transaction remains subject to receipt of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions and is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2... 
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02/05/13Alterra Capital Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Results
Fourth Quarter Net Operating Loss of $0.52 per Diluted Share 2012 Net Operating Income of $1.18 per Diluted Share 2012 Diluted Book Value per Share Growth of 7.5%, including Dividends HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2013-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) today reported a net loss of $51.8 million, or a loss of $0.54 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, compare... 
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02/05/13Alterra Capital Announces $0.16 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2013-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) announced today that Alterra’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on March 5, 2013, to shareholders of record as of February 19, 2013. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to... 
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01/31/13Alterra Capital to Release Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it intends to release fourth quarter 2012 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities and property and casualty ins... 
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12/19/12Markel to Acquire Alterra for Approximately $31 Per Share in Stock and Cash
Enhanced scale and financial strength of the combined company will create greater opportunities for the new Markel in the global marketplace RICHMOND, Va. & HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2012-- Markel Corporation ("Markel") (NYSE: MKL) and Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that their respective boards of directors have each unanimously approved a definitive merger agre... 
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12/17/12Alterra Announces an Increase in the Capitalization of New Point V
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced an increase in the total capital committed to New Point V Limited to $247 million. New Point V is a sidecar vehicle that was established to create additional capacity for the property catastrophe collateralized reinsurance marketplace. New Point V is sponsored by Alterra in partnership with Stone Point ... 
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11/19/12Alterra to Partner with Ullico Casualty Group for US Professional Liability Insurance Program
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its subsidiary, Alterra America Insurance Company (“Alterra America”), has entered into a long-term partnership with Ullico Casualty Group, Inc. (“UCG”), a subsidiary of Ullico Inc. (“Ullico”), that will allow Alterra to effectively participate in the US multiemployer and governmental fiduciary liability a... 
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11/06/12Alterra Capital Announces $0.16 Dividend and $100 Million Share Repurchase Plan Increase
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) announced today that Alterra’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on December 4, 2012, to shareholders of record as of November 20, 2012. In addition, on November 6, 2012, Alterra’s Board of Directors authorized an increase in the share repurchase plan of $100.0 million. ... 
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11/06/12Alterra Capital Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
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10/18/12Alterra Adds More Underwriting Talent to Alterra Switzerland
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Tim Hofmeister as Senior Underwriter for Alterra Switzerland, the Zurich branch office of Lloyd’s Syndicate 1400. Syndicate 1400 is managed by Alterra’s Lloyd’s managing agent, Alterra at Lloyd’s Limited. Adam Mullan, Chief Executive Officer, Global Reinsurance for Alterra and ... 
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10/16/12Alterra Capital to Hold Third Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q3 2012 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 to discuss these results and related matters. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and ... 
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10/16/12Alterra Appoints Nick Conca as Chief Claims Officer, Insurance
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Nicholas Conca to the newly created position of Chief Claims Officer, Insurance. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: “We are excited that Nick Conca has agreed to join Alterra. Nick is a highly-qualified claims professional with an ... 
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10/15/12Alterra Provides Preliminary Loss Estimate for Third Quarter Catastrophe Events
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its initial estimate for losses from third quarter 2012 catastrophe events, predominantly from Hurricane Isaac, is in the range of $10 million to $15 million, pretax and net of reinsurance and reinstatement premiums. Losses are expected to relate principally to Alterra’s US insurance segment. ... 
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09/07/12Alterra Capital to Participate at the Macquarie Capital Eighth Annual Bermuda in Boston Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Jed Rhoads, President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Bermuda Reinsurance will participate in a panel discussion on “Is Bigger Better - What is the right size for a catastrophe player?,” at the Bermuda in Boston Conference being held at The Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston on Tuesday, September ... 
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09/07/12Alterra Capital to Participate at the JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference being held at The St. Regis New York, at 2 East 55th Street, New York, NY. Alterra's presentation will take place on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:00a.m ... 
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08/31/12Alterra Capital to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2012 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2012 KBW Conference to be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York. The presentation will be on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:20 am Eastern Time, and can be accessed via the company's website at: www.alterraca... 
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08/07/12Alterra Capital Announces $0.16 Dividend and Increase in Share Repurchase Plan of $100 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) announced today that Alterra’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.16 per share, an increase of $0.02, or 14.3%, from the previous dividend. This is the eleventh consecutive year of increasing quarterly dividend payments. The dividend is payable on September 4, 2012, to shareholders of record as of August 21, 2012. ... 
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08/07/12Alterra Capital Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
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07/13/12Alterra Capital to Hold Second Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q2 2012 financial results after the market close on August 7, 2012. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on August 8, 2012 to discuss these results and related matters. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts will represent A... 
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06/20/12Alterra Announces the Formation of New Point V
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the formation of New Point V Limited, an addition to its series of sidecar vehicles that has been established to create additional capacity for the property catastrophe collateralized reinsurance marketplace. New Point V is again being sponsored by Alterra in partnership with Stone Point Capital ... 
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06/08/12Alterra Capital to Present at the 2012 Morgan Stanley Financials Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2012 Morgan Stanley Financials Conference to be held at the New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue, New York. The presentation will be on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 10:55 am Eastern Time, and can be accessed via the comp... 
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06/01/12Alterra’s Steve Vaccaro to Retire as Chairman of US Insurance Operations
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Stephen J. Vaccaro Jr., Chairman of US Insurance, will retire effective July 1, 2012. Alterra US Insurance is led by Doug Worman, Executive Vice President of Alterra and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra US Insurance, and Bryan Sanders, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Specialty, Alterra’s US ... 
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05/14/12Alterra Capital to Present at the 2012 Goldman Sachs Insurance Symposium
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Doug Worman, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, US Insurance, will present at the 2012 Goldman Sachs Insurance Symposium to be held at the Conrad New York. The presentation will be on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 2:05pm Eastern Time, and can be accessed via the company's website at: www.alte... 
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05/09/12Alterra Capital Announces $0.14 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 9, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) announced today that Alterra’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.14 per share. The dividend is payable on June 5, 2012, to shareholders of record as of May 22, 2012. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to ... 
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05/09/12Alterra Capital Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
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04/23/12Alterra Announces Promotions and Enhances Global Reinsurance Operations
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 23, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Adam Mullan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Global Reinsurance and Thomas C. (Tom) Wafer has been appointed Chairman of Global Reinsurance. Adam Mullan will continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer of Alterra at Lloyd's, which already includes oversight of Alterra's Latin American reinsurance ... 
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04/04/12Alterra Capital to Hold First Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q1 2012 financial results after the market close on May 9, 2012. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on May 10, 2012 to discuss these results and related matters. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and... 
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03/29/12Alterra Capital Appoints Dan Gamble to Lead US Professional Liability Group
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Daniel G. Gamble as Executive Vice President of the Professional Liability Group of Alterra US Insurance. The Professional Liability Group will include the Executive Liability and Professional Liability underwriting units of Alterra US Insurance. Doug Worman, Chief Executive Of... 
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02/28/12Alterra Capital to Present at the Citigroup 2012 Financial Services Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2012 Citigroup Financial Services Conference to be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 10:25 am Eastern Time, and can be accessed via the company's webs... 
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02/28/12Alterra Capital to Present at 2012 AIFA Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Adam Mullan, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra at Lloyd’s, will participate in panel discussions at the 2012 AIFA Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria, Naples Florida. Marty Becker will be participating on the State of the Prope... 
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02/08/12Alterra Capital to Participate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Insurance Conference being held at The New York Palace Hotel located at 455 Madison Avenue, New York. Alterra's presentation is on Wednesday, February 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm Eastern Time, an... 
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02/08/12Alterra Capital Announces $0.14 Dividend and Increase in Share Repurchase Plan of $150 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) announced today that Alterra’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.14 per share. The dividend is payable on March 7, 2012, to shareholders of record as of February 22, 2012. In addition, on February 8, 2012, Alterra’s Board of Directors authorized an increase in the share repurchase plan of $150.0 million. ... 
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02/08/12Alterra Capital Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Results
Net Operating Income of $0.91 per Diluted Share in 2011 Diluted Book Value per Share Growth before Dividends of 5.5% HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (“Alterra”) today reported net income of $30.9 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $79.7 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, for the same quarter of... 
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01/26/12Alterra Capital Sends Annual Letter to Company's Shareholders, Employees and Other Stakeholders
CEO Marty Becker reviews key results and accomplishments in 2011, outlook for 2012 HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2012-- W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra"), today issued a letter addressed to Alterra's shareholders, employees and other stakeholders updating them on Alterra's performance and progress in 2011 and its 2... 
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01/18/12Alterra Obtains Final Approval to Incorporate a Local Reinsurance Company in Brazil
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that the Brazilian insurance and reinsurance regulator, Superintendencia de Seguros Privados (SUSEP), has given final approval for Alterra to establish a local reinsurance company. Alterra Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. (Alterra Re Brasil) will be located in Rio De Janeiro and is expected to offer a wide ... 
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01/18/12Alterra Provides Fourth Quarter Loss Estimates for Catastrophe Events
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (“Alterra”) (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it expects to record fourth quarter 2011 losses from catastrophe events of approximately $50 million, including an initial loss estimate from the severe flooding in Thailand during the fourth quarter of approximately $30 million, pretax and net of reinsurance and reinstatement premiums. It is expected that... 
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01/05/12Alterra Capital to Hold Fourth Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2012-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q4 2011 financial results after the market close on February 8, 2012. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on February 9, 2012 to discuss these results. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Fina... 
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12/30/11Alterra Capital to Participate in the Macquarie Securities Reinsurance Renewal Conference Call on January 4, 2012
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 30, 2011-- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Jed Rhoads, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Reinsurance of Alterra Bermuda, is scheduled to participate in the Macquarie Securities Reinsurance Renewal Conference Call on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 9:00am EST. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 1-877-855-2770... 
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11/18/11Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd. And Core Subsidiaries Ratings Raised; Outlook Stable
Overview · In our view, the core operating subsidiaries of Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd. (Alterra Capital) have a strong competitive position based on a larger and enhanced operating platform. · We believe that the amalgamation of Max Capital Group Ltd. and Harbor Point Ltd. is successfully completed and the ERM platform of the consolidated entity has evolved in accordance with the risk profile of the combined entity. · We are raising our financial strength and counterparty credit ra... 
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11/01/11Alterra Merges Irish Companies
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the merger of its Irish underwriting companies, Alterra Europe plc ("Alterra Europe") and Alterra Reinsurance Europe plc. Alterra Europe, the surviving entity, will underwrite business from its head office in Dublin, as well as from its branch offices in London and Zurich. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and ... 
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11/01/11Alterra Capital Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Net Operating Income of $0.47 per Diluted Share Diluted Book Value per Share Increase of 4.6% HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today reported net income of $48.4 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $82.8 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2010. Net operating income for the third quarter of 2... 
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11/01/11Alterra Capital Announces $0.14 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") announced today that Alterra's Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.14 per share. The dividend is payable on November 29, 2011, to shareholders of record as of November 15, 2011. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corpo... 
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10/12/11Alterra Provides Preliminary Loss Estimate for Third Quarter Catastrophe Events
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its initial loss estimate from Hurricane Irene and other catastrophe events that occurred during the third quarter of 2011 is in the range of $20 million to $30 million, pretax and net of reinsurance and reinstatement premiums. Alterra believes that its estimated losses from first half 2011 global catastrophe even... 
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10/10/11Alterra Capital Appoints Melissa Sturtecky as Regional Vice President of Alterra USA
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Melissa Sturtecky as Regional Vice President of Alterra USA. Doug Worman, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra's US Insurance operations, commented: "We are pleased that Melissa Sturtecky is joining Alterra USA. Melissa is a well-qualified and experienced underwriter with a track record of produci... 
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10/06/11Alterra Capital to Hold Third Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q3 2011 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 to discuss these results and related matters. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice P... 
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09/22/11Alterra Capital to Participate at the JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Andrew Cook, Executive Vice President of Business Development of Alterra and President of Alterra Bermuda Limited, will present at the JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference being held at The St. Regis New York, at 2 East 55th Street, New York. Alterra's presentation will take place on Monday... 
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09/16/11Alterra Capital to Participate at the Macquarie Capital Seventh Annual Bermuda in Boston Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer will participate in a panel discussion on "Global Competition, Does Size Create Advantage," at the Bermuda in Boston Conference being held at The Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 from 8:10am to 8:50am EDT. ... 
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09/06/11Alterra Announces Promotions in US Insurance Operations
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced several key promotions affecting its US operations. Stephen (Steve) J. Vaccaro Jr., formerly Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Specialty, has been promoted to Chairman of Alterra's US Insurance operations; Douglas (Doug) M. Worman, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra USA, takes on the additional role of Chief Executive... 
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09/02/11Alterra Capital to Participate at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2011 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods 2011 Insurance Conference being held at The Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel, at 1600 Broadway, New York. Alterra's presentation is on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 from 11:05 to 11:45 am EDTand can be acce... 
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08/16/11Alterra Establishes Excess Liability Insurance Facility in London and Appoints Senior Underwriter
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Alterra Europe plc has opened a new facility to underwrite Excess Liability insurance from its recently licensed branch in London, Alterra Europe - UK Branch. Alterra also announced the appointment of Paul Bland as Vice President of Casualty Insurance Operations for the Branch. Paul will underwrite a high exc... 
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08/02/11Alterra Capital Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Net Operating Income of $0.37 per Diluted Share Diluted Book Value per Share Increase of 2.5% HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today reported net income of $32.6 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $103.4 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2010. Net operating income for the second quarter of 2011 was $39.6 million... 
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08/02/11Alterra Announces Reinsurance Leadership Changes
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that John Berger, Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance and a member of Alterra's Board of Directors, is leaving in order to pursue a new opportunity. Alterra also announced that Thomas C. (Tom) Wafer, formerly the President of Alterra Reinsurance USA, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance. Continuing as Reinsurance Chief Underwriting... 
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08/02/11Alterra Capital Announces $0.14 Dividend
Dividend Increase of 16.7% on Prior Quarter HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") announced today that Alterra's Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.14 per share, an increase of $0.02 per share, or 16.7%, from the previous dividend. This is the tenth consecutive year of increasing quarterly dividend payments. The dividend is payable on August 30, 2011, to shareholders of record as of August 16, 201... 
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07/29/11Alterra at Lloyd's Seeks to Establish Presence in Switzerland
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Alterra's Lloyd's operation is seeking to establish a branch in Zurich, Switzerland, and has retained the services of Dirk Turley to lead this initiative. Adam Mullan, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra at Lloyd's, commented: "As we continue to build out the underwriting capabilities of Alterra at Lloyd's, we believe a branch office in Switzerland wi... 
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07/27/11Alterra Establishes Marine and Professional Indemnity Operations at Lloyd's and Appoints Senior Underwriters
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Alterra at Lloyd's Limited will underwrite books of Marine and Professional Indemnity business into Alterra's wholly owned Lloyd's Syndicate 1400. In addition, Alterra announced the appointment of Bart Grefe as Marine Underwriting Manager, Paula McManus as Professional Indemnity Underwriting Manager, Andrew Thorp as Cargo Underwriter, and Christopher B... 
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07/14/11Alterra Capital to Hold Second Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q2 2011 financial results after the market close on August 2, 2011. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on August 3, 2011 to discuss these results and related matters. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts will represent Al... 
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07/14/11Alterra Specialty Opens Excess Casualty Facility
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Alterra Specialty, Alterra's US specialty insurance operation that focuses principally on the wholesale distribution segment, has opened a new facility to underwrite Excess Casualty coverage. The facility is led by Joe Rainone, Senior Vice President of Alterra Specialty, and offers both admitted and non-admitted policies, using the papers of Alterra Am... 
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07/11/11Alterra Capital Appoints Bret Hilgart Vice President of Alterra USA
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Bret Hilgart as Vice President, Underwriter of Alterra USA. Doug Worman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra USA, commented: "We are pleased that Bret Hilgart is joining Alterra USA. Bret is a diligent professional with a wealth of underwriting experience. We expect him to become a key member of our Executive Liability team... 
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07/11/11Alterra Agrees to Sell its US Contract Binding Authority Division
Selective to Offer Employment to Substantially All Employees HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its US excess and surplus lines carrier, Alterra Excess & Surplus Insurance Company ("Alterra E&S"), has executed a renewal rights and asset purchase agreement with Selective Insurance Company of America ("Selective"), a member of the Selective Insurance Group, Inc., in respect of ... 
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07/08/11Alterra Bermuda Receives New York Approvalfor Reduced Collateral Status
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that the State of New York Insurance Department has approved Alterra Bermuda Limited ("Alterra Bermuda") as an eligible reinsurer for reduced collateral status, which allows lower collateral requirements for non-domestic reinsurers that are highly rated and financially secure. Alterra Bermuda will now be able to post c... 
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07/06/11Alterra's New Point IV Closes with More Than $200 Million in Commitments
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that New Point IV has closed with more than $200 million of capital commitments. New Point IV is a sidecar vehicle established earlier this year to provide additional capacity to write property catastrophe collateralized retrocessional coverage. New Point IV is sponsored by Alterra in partnership with Stone Point ... 
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06/21/11Alterra Provides Preliminary Loss Estimate for Second Quarter Catastrophe Events
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its initial loss estimate from the series of tornadoes and other severe weather that hit large portions of the United States during April and May 2011, as well as the recent flooding along the Mississippi River, is in the range of $18 million to $28 million, pretax and net of reinsurance and reinstatement premiums. This estimate is based on estimated e... 
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05/31/11Alterra Capital Appoints Eric Amadori Vice President of Alterra USA
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Eric Amadori as Vice President, Underwriter of Alterra USA. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: "We are pleased that Eric Amadori has joined Alterra USA to further strengthen its Executive Liability team. Eric has a fine underwriting record, an... 
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05/09/11Alterra Capital Seeks to Incorporate Reinsurance Company in Brazil
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it is planning to apply for a license to incorporate a local reinsurance company in Brazil. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: "It has been just over a year since we set up Alterra Latin America, and we are continuing to develop our presence in the region t... 
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05/06/11Alterra Capital to Participate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Smid Cap Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Adam Mullan, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra at Lloyd's, will present at The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Smid Cap Conference being held at The Boston Harbor Hotel located at 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston. Alterra's presentation is on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 10:30am Eastern Time, and can be accessed through A... 
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05/06/11Alterra Capital to Participate at the Tenth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Andrew Cook, Executive Vice President of Business Development of Alterra and President of Alterra Bermuda Limited, and Doug Worman, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra USA, will present at The Tenth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference being held at The Ritz-Carlton, at 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco. ... 
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05/03/11Alterra Capital Announces $0.12 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") announced today that Alterra's Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on May 31, 2011, to shareholders of record as of May 17, 2011. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, p... 
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05/03/11Alterra Capital Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Net Operating Loss of $0.23 per Diluted Share Diluted Book Value per Share Decline of 2.5% HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today reported a net loss of $46.7 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $36.4 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2010. Alterra, formerly known as Max Capital Group Lt... 
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04/20/11Alterra Announces Availability of Additional Proxy Materials
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that additional proxy materials are available for its stockholders in connection with the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on May 2, 2011. The additional proxy materials are available online at www.ourmaterials.com/alterra or http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1141719/000093041311002842/c652... 
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04/19/11Alterra Announces Role Changes and Promotions Affecting Reinsurance Operations
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced several role changes and promotions that will affect its corporate and reinsurance operations, including the appointments of Greg Richardson as Executive Vice President, Underwriting Strategy and Business Analytics for Alterra, Jed Rhoads as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Reinsurance for ... 
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04/13/11Alterra Provides Preliminary Loss Estimates for Japanese Quake and Tsunami
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its initial loss estimate from the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan is in the range of $60 million to $100 million, pretax and net of reinsurance and reinstatement premiums. This estimate, which is based on an estimated event insured loss of $20 billion to $35 billion, equates to 2.1% to 3.4% ... 
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04/06/11Alterra Capital to Hold First Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q1 2011 financial results after the market close on May 3, 2011. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on May 4, 2011 to discuss these results and related matters. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial O... 
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04/06/11Alterra Announces the Formation of New Point IV
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the formation of New Point IV, a sidecar vehicle established to create additional capacity for the property catastrophe collateralized reinsurance marketplace. New Point IV is being sponsored by Alterra in partnership with Stone Point Capital LLC ("Stone Point") through its private equity fund, Trident V L.P. Each... 
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03/28/11Alterra Bermuda Limited Receives Florida Approval
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Alterra Bermuda Limited received approval from the State of Florida to qualify as an "Eligible Reinsurer," which allows lower collateral requirements on non-domestic reinsurers that are highly rated and financially secure. Alterra Bermuda Limited will now be able to post 20 percent of loss reserves on property cat... 
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03/17/11Alterra Capital Appoints Joseph Rainone Senior Vice President of Alterra Specialty
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Joseph Rainone as Senior Vice President and Atlanta Branch Manager of Alterra Specialty, Alterra's US specialty insurance operation that focuses principally on the wholesale distribution segment. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: "We are plea... 
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03/17/11Alterra Provides Preliminary Loss Estimates for 2011 Australian Floods, Cyclone Yasi, and New Zealand Earthquake
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced initial loss estimates for three recent natural catastrophe events, which include $5 to $8 million related to the Australian floods in January 2011; $6 to $10 million related to Cyclone Yasi on February 2, 2011; and $15 to $20 million related to the New Zealand earthquake on February 21, 2011. Alterra's loss estimates are pretax and net of reinsurance and r... 
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03/16/11Alterra at Lloyd's Appoints Senior Property Insurance Underwriter
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Mark Abrahams as Property Insurance Underwriting Manager for Syndicate 1400 at Alterra at Lloyd's Limited. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: "The addition of Mark Abrahams to the Alterra at Lloyd's team reflects Alterra's continued strategic ... 
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03/07/11Alterra Capital to Present at the Citigroup 2011 Financial Services Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2011 Citigroup Financial Services Conference to be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 9:45... 
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02/09/11Alterra Capital to Participate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Insurance Conference being held at The New York Palace Hotel located at 455 Madison Avenue, New York. Alterra's presentation is on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 1:10 pm Eastern Time, and can b... 
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02/08/11Alterra Capital Announces $0.12 Dividend and Increase in Share Repurchase Plan of $200 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") announced today that Alterra's Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on March 8, 2011, to shareholders of record as of February 22, 2011. In addition, on February 8, 2011, Alterra's Board of Directors authorized an increase in the share repurchase plan of $200.0 million. Following this... 
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02/08/11Alterra Capital Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Results
Net Operating Income of $2.64 per Diluted Share in 2010 Net Operating ROE of 10.2% in 2010 HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today reported net income of $79.7 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to net income of $62.6 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2009. Alterra, formerly known as Max Capital Group L... 
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01/31/11Alterra Capital Appoints Peter Andersen Vice President of Alterra USA
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Peter A. Andersen as Vice President, Underwriter of Alterra USA. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: "We are pleased that Peter Andersen is joining Alterra USA to further strengthen its casualty underwriting team. Peter has demonstrated his cas... 
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01/27/11Alterra Capital Sends Annual Letter to Company's Shareholders, Employees and Other Stakeholders
CEO Marty Becker reviews key results and accomplishments in 2010, outlook for 2011 HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra"), today issued a letter addressed to the Company's shareholders, employees and other stakeholders updating them on Alterra's performance and progress in 2010 and its 2011 outlook. The... 
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01/07/11Alterra Capital to Hold Fourth Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q4 2010 financial results after the market close on February 8, 2011. Alterra will hold a conference call with the investment community on February 9, 2011 to discuss these results. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe... 
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12/15/10Alterra at Lloyd's Transfers Management of Syndicates 2525 and 2526 to Focus on Management of Syndicate 1400
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Alterra at Lloyd's has completed the transfer of the management of Lloyd's Syndicates 2525 and 2526 to Whittington Capital Management. The transfer will be effective from January 1, 2011, and is subject to Lloyd's approval. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, said, "Al... 
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12/06/10Alterra Capital Appoints Dan Gamble Managing Director of Alterra USA
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the appointment of Daniel G. Gamble as Managing Director of Alterra USA. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, commented: "The addition of Dan Gamble to the Alterra USA team is an important step as we seek to build out the underwriting capability of our US insurance operation... 
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11/08/10Alterra Capital Brands its US MGU Alterra Insurance USA, and Announces its Senior Leadership Team
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the renaming of Alterra Managers USA Limited as Alterra Insurance USA Inc. ("Alterra Insurance USA"). Alterra Insurance USA is a managing general underwriter ("MGU") for Alterra Excess & Surplus Insurance Company and Alterra America Insurance Company, as well as various third party insurance companies, and is Alter... 
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11/02/10Alterra Capital Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results
Net Operating Income of $0.64 per Diluted Share Book Value per Diluted Share Grows 5.4% HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today reported net income of $82.8 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2010, compared to net income of $95.3 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2009. Alterra, formerly known as Max Capital Group Ltd. ... 
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11/02/10Alterra Capital Announces $0.12 Dividend and Increase in Share Repurchase Plan of $200 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2010, to shareholders of record as of November 16, 2010. In addition, on November 2, 2010, Alterra's Board of Directors authorized an increase in the share repurchase plan of $200.0 million. Follow... 
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10/25/10Alterra Capital Executives Recognized by Peers
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Stephen (Steve) J. Vaccaro, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Specialty, has been presented with the Service to Industry Award by The Professional Insurance Wholesalers Association of New York State (PIWA). This honor is awarded annually to an individual for his or her strong commitment to and support of the excess and surplus-lines industry. I... 
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10/21/10Alterra Capital Appoints Andrew Cook as President of Alterra Bermuda
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Andrew Cook has been appointed President of Alterra Bermuda Limited ("Alterra Bermuda"). W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, said, "With our integration process nearing completion, Andrew Cook, currently Chief Integration Officer and EVP Business Development, is assumi... 
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10/13/10Alterra Capital Rebrands Its US Carriers
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced the renaming of Max Specialty Insurance Company ("Max Specialty") as Alterra Excess & Surplus Insurance Company ("Alterra E&S"). This is part of an overall rebranding of Alterra following the May 2010 merger of Max Capital and Harbor Point to form Alterra. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Exe... 
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09/23/10Alterra Capital to present at The JMP Financial Services & Real Estate Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at 11:30 am Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference being held at the New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue, New York City. There will be a live webcast of the pre... 
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09/22/10Alterra Prices $350 Million of 6.25% Senior Notes Due 2020
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterra Finance LLC, has priced an offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020, fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Alterra, pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or abou... 
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09/15/10Alterra Capital to participate at The Macquarie Bermuda in Boston Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that W. Marston Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a panel discussion at 8:10 am Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at the Macquarie Bermuda in Boston Conference. The topic of this panel discussion is "Current Market Conditions." At 11:30 am Eastern Time, Joe Roberts, Executive Vice ... 
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09/15/10Alterra Capital to Hold Third Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q3 2010 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Alterra will hold an investment community conference call on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to discuss these results. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President ... 
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09/07/10Alterra Capital Consolidates Bermuda Operations
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) (Alterra) announced today the amalgamation of its Bermuda operating subsidiaries, Alterra Insurance Limited (Alterra Insurance) and Harbor Point Re Limited (Harbor Point Re). The newly amalgamated company, which has been renamed Alterra Bermuda Limited (Alterra Bermuda), will underwrite both insurance and reinsurance business from its offices in ... 
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09/01/10Alterra Capital to Present at The Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Peter Minton, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at 1:50 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at the KBW Insurance Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue (between 49th & 50th ... 
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08/03/10Alterra Capital Announces $0.12 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on August 3, 2010, declared a dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on August 31, 2010, to shareholders of record as of August 17, 2010. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insur... 
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08/03/10Alterra Capital Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
Net Operating Income of $0.64 per Diluted Share HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) ("Alterra") today reported net income of $103.4 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010, compared to net income of $43.8 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2009. Alterra was formerly known as Max Capital Group Ltd. ("Max") and was formed on Ma... 
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06/28/10Alterra Capital to Hold Second Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jun 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that it will release Q2 2010 financial results after the market close on Tuesday, August 3, 2010. The following morning Alterra will hold an investment community conference call on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to discuss these results. President and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executi... 
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06/03/10Alterra Capital to Participate in Oppenheimer's 2nd Annual CEO Summit
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jun 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) announced today that Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a panel discussion on June 8, 2010 at 8.30 am EDT entitled "How Have Recent Natural Catastrophe and Weather Events Impacted the Prospects for Reinsurance Pricing?" at Oppenheimer's 2nd Annual CEO Summit, being held at the Oppenheimer Confer... 
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06/01/10Alterra Capital Announces Doug Worman Will Head Alterra Managers
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE.BH) today announced that Douglas M. Worman has been appointed Executive Vice President of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (Alterra) and Managing Director of Alterra Managers USA Limited (Alterra Managers). W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra, said "Doug is an important addition to our team. He will not only... 
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05/25/10Angelo Guagliano to Retire as CEO of Alterra Insurance Limited
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE BH) today announced that Angelo Guagliano, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Insurance Limited (Alterra Insurance), will retire effective May 31, 2010. Mr. Guagliano will continue to serve Alterra Insurance in a consultative capacity. Alterra Insurance is one of the operating subsidiaries of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (Alterra). ... 
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05/21/10Alterra Capital Announces Special Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a special dividend of $2.50 per share. The dividend is payable on June 16, 2010 to shareholders of record as of June 2, 2010. About Alterra Capital Holdings Limited Alterra Capital Holdings Limited is a global enterprise dedicated to providing diversified specialty insurance and reinsuran... 
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05/14/10Alterra Capital to Participate in the 2010 Credit Suisse Financials 1x1 Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ALTE; BSX: ALTE BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, John Berger, Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Adam Mullan, Chief Executive Officer of Alterra at Lloyd's Limited, will participate in the Credit Suisse Financials 1x1 Conference being held at Eleven Madison Avenue, New York NY, on Tuesday May 18, 2... 
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05/12/10Combination of Max Capital and Harbor Point creates ALTERRA CAPITAL
Closing of merger of equals creates a global leader in specialty insurance and reinsurance with $3 billion in capital HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra") today announced the closing of a merger of equals between Max Capital Group Ltd. ("Max") and Harbor Point Limited ("Harbor Point") to form Alterra. The closing of the merger follows receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, as well as appr... 
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05/10/10Max Capital to Present at the 2010 Insider Scope Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL)(BSX: MXGL) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer will present at the 2010 Insider Scope Conference being held at the Ritz Carlton, New York, Battery Park on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. Mr. Becker's presentation is scheduled for 9:05 am and the topic of his presentation is "Defying the Cycle." Max Capital Group Ltd. is a glo... 
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05/03/10Max Capital Group Reports First Quarter 2010 Results
Book Value per Diluted Share Increased by 1.8% to $27.86 Net Operating Income of $0.71 per Diluted Share HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL) (BSX:MXGL.BH) ("Max") today reported net income of $36.4 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2010, compared to net income of $44.5 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. Net operating income for the f... 
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05/03/10Max Capital Group Announces $0.10 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL)(BSX:MXGL.BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on May 3, 2010, declared a dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividend is payable on June 4, 2010, to shareholders of record as of May 24, 2010. Operating from offices in Bermuda, Ireland, the USA, Latin America and at Lloyd's, Max Capital Group Ltd. is a global enterprise dedicated to ... 
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04/29/10Max and Harbor Point Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger of Equals
Alterra will have greater scale and enhanced financial strength with a diversified and balanced book of business HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max") and Harbor Point Limited, a privately held company ("Harbor Point"), today announced that their respective shareholders have voted in favor of all proposals necessary to consummate a merger of equals of Max and Harbor Point. Completio... 
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03/30/10Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold First Quarter, 2010 Earnings Call
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03/15/10Max Capital Provides Guidance on Chilean Earthquake and Winter Storm Xynthia
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that preliminary estimates of combined claims for the Chilean earthquake of February 7, 2010 and winter storm Xynthia, which crossed Western Europe from February 26 to 28, 2010, range from $10 million to $20 million, net of reinstatement provisions and retrocessions. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital, said: "Our projected claims fro... 
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03/03/10Max Capital Group and Harbor Point Agree to Merger of Equals
Complementary merger of equals will create Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, a global P&C insurance and reinsurance companyCombination will provide greater scale and enhanced financial strength, with a diversified and balanced book of businessHAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max") and Harbor Point Limited ("Harbor Point"), a privately held company, announced today that the boards of directors of both Max ... 
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02/24/10Max Capital Group to Present at the 2010 AIFA Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the 35th Annual Conference of The Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts (AIFA) being held at the Naples Grande Resort, Naples Florida. Max Capital's presentation is on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 10.15 a.m. Eastern Time and can be accessed through... 
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02/17/10Max Capital Group to Participate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Insurance Conference February 23-24, 2010
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Insurance Conference being held at The New York Palace Hotel located at 455 Madison Avenue, New York. Max Capital's presentation is on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 1.10 pm Eastern Time and can be accessed through ... 
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02/09/10Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Fourth-Quarter and Year-End 2009 Results
Book Value per Diluted Share increased by 21.8% to $27.36 in 2009 Net Operating Income of $3.62 per Diluted Share in 2009 HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL) (BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income of $62.6 million, or $1.08 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2009, compared to a net loss of $94.1 million, or $1.67 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2008. Net operating income for the 2009 fourth quart... 
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02/09/10Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.10 Dividend and Increase in Share Repurchase Plan of $100 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on February 9, 2010, declared a dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividend is payable on March 9, 2010 to shareholders of record as of February 23, 2010. In addition, on February 9, 2010, Max Capital's Board of Directors authorized an increase in the share repurchase plan of $100 million,... 
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02/04/10Max Capital Group to Present at The 2010 Credit Suisse Financial Services Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The 2010 Credit Suisse Financial Services Conference being held at The Mandarin Oriental Miami located at 500 Bricknell Key Drive, Miami, Florida. Max Capital's presentation is on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 11.45 am Eastern Time. There will be an audi... 
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01/19/10Max Capital Group Sends Annual New-Year Letter to Company's Shareholders, Employees and Other Stakeholders
Max CEO Marty Becker reviews key results and accomplishments in 2009, outlook for 2010. Strong underwriting results from all platforms drove profitability in 2009. Max is well positioned to successfully navigate the softer market in 2010.HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a global provider of diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance produc... 
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01/07/10Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Fourth Quarter, 2009 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Wednesday February 10, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. EST to discuss the Company's fourth quarter 2009 financial results. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts will represent the Company on the ca... 
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01/04/10Max Capital Group Announces Appointment of Joe Monk as Global Chief Actuary
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced the appointment of Joseph (Joe) Monk as Global Chief Actuary. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital, said: "We are pleased to be adding Joe as leader of Max's existing team of specialist actuaries. Max's strength has been our superior underwriting and risk management skills partnered with in-depth ... 
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12/02/09Max Capital Group Establishes Reinsurance Operation in Latin America, Appoints Management Team
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL; BSX:MXGL BH) today announced the establishment of a Latin American reinsurance operation and the appointment of two senior managers for the region. Carlos Caputo will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Max’s Latin American business, while Sonia Galvis will serve as Chief Underwriting Officer. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd., commented: "The addition... 
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12/01/09A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Harbor Point Limited and its Subsidiaries
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11/23/09Max Capital Group Announces David Kalainoff Will Lead Reinsurance Operations in Bermuda and Ireland
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL; BSX:MXGL BH) today announced that David Kalainoff has been appointed President of Reinsurance Operations. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd., commented: "Dave is a longstanding and valued member of Max’s senior leadership team and is well equipped to assume management responsibility for all of... 
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11/13/09Max Capital Group to Present at the Wall Street Analyst Forum
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in The Wall Street Analyst Forum’s 20th Annual Investor Conference being held at The University Club located at 1 West 54th Street, New York City. Max Capital’s presentation is on November 19, 2009 at 1:10 pm Eastern Time. The presenta... 
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11/12/09Max Capital Group to Participate in the 2009 Credit Suisse Financials 1x1 Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Susan Spivak Bernstein, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, will participate in the 2009 Credit Suisse Financials 1x1 Conference in Boston on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at the Boston Hyatt Regency Hotel. Operating from offices in Bermuda, Ir... 
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11/09/09Max Capital Group Announces Appointment of Tim Rowan as Professional Liability Underwriter for Max Managers
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL; BSX:MXGL BH) today announced the appointment of Timothy Rowan as Senior Vice President, Professional Liability for Max Managers USA Ltd., a managing general underwriter principally for Max Specialty Insurance Company. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital, said: "Tim is an important addition to our team. As the se... 
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11/04/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.10 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors, at a meeting held on November 3, 2009, declared a dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2009, to shareholders of record as of November 16, 2009. Operating from offices in Bermuda, Ireland, the USA and at Lloyd's, Max Capital Group Ltd. is a global e... 
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11/04/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Third-Quarter 2009 Earnings
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11/04/09S & P Affirms Harbor Point Ratings with Stable Outlook
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10/21/09Max Capital Group Announces Adam Mullan Will Head Max at Lloyd's
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 21, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL; BSX:MXGL BH) today announced the appointment of Adam Mullan as Chief Executive Officer of Max at Lloyd’s Ltd., the Lloyd’s managing agent for Syndicates 1400, 2525 and 2526. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd., commented: "We are pleased that Adam has accepted the CEO role at Max at Lloyd... 
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09/25/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Third Quarter, 2009 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 25, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Wednesday November 4, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. EST to discuss the Company's third quarter 2009 financial results. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts will represent the Company on the call... 
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09/16/09Max Capital to Participate in RBC Capital Markets' Financial Institutions Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that Joe Roberts, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, and Susan Spivak Bernstein, SVP, Investor Relations, will be participating in RBC Capital Markets’ Financial Institutions Conference being hosted in Boston at the Fours Seasons Hotel on September 21 to September 23, 2009. Mr. Roberts will be a panelist on Tuesday, September 22... 
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09/08/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Participate in Fox Pitt Kelton's "Bermuda in Boston" Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Susan Spivak Bernstein, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, will participate in Fox Pitt Kelton’s fifth annual Bermuda in Boston Conference on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the Boston Harbor Hotel. At 11:45 am, Mr. Becker will be a panelist discus... 
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09/02/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Present at KBW's 2009 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 2, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Peter Minton, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Angelo Guagliano, President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Bermuda Ltd., will participate in Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2009 Insurance Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 3... 
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08/25/09Max Capital Group´s Operating Companies Rated ´A-´ by S&P; Outlook is Stable
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08/04/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.10 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors, at a meeting held on August 4, 2009, declared a dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividend is payable on September 1, 2009, to shareholders of record as of August 18, 2009. Operating from offices in Bermuda, Ireland, the USA and at Lloyd's, Max Capital Group Ltd. is a global enter... 
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08/04/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Second-Quarter 2009 Earnings
Specialty Lines Continues to Grow in U.S. and at Lloyd's Underwriting Platforms in Bermuda, Dublin, U.S. and at Lloyd's Produce Favorable Results HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2009 of $43.8 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, compared to net income of $74.2 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, ... 
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07/22/09Max Specialty Insurance Company Adds Puerto Rico to Complete All Licensing as an Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that Max Specialty Insurance Company, a Delaware licensed insurer, is now approved to write business on a non-admitted basis in 49 other states, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty, said: "With the addition of Puerto Rico as a jurisdiction i... 
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07/15/09Max America Insurance Company adds California and is now an Approved Inland and Ocean Marine Insurer in all Fifty States
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that, with the addition of California, Max America Insurance Company is now an eligible Inland and Ocean Marine insurer in all fifty states. Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, said: “The addition of the state of Califo... 
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07/07/09Max Capital Group Announces Appointment of International Casualty Reinsurance Underwriting Team by Max at Lloyd's
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL; BSX:MXGL BH) today announced the appointment of two senior International Casualty reinsurance underwriters – Graeme Scott and Stuart Hawes – by Max at Lloyd’s Ltd, the Lloyd’s managing agent for Syndicates 1400, 2525 and 2526. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd., commented: "The addition of an Internati... 
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07/01/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Second Quarter, 2009 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's second quarter 2009 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and... 
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06/25/09Max Capital Group to Build Professional Liability Team at Max Specialty
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that Max Specialty Insurance Company, Max’s US-based excess and surplus lines company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is to underwrite Professional Liability business. Edward P. Neuberger, a prominent Professional Liability underwriter with a successful record of profitability and more than 35 years of relevant experience... 
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06/16/09Max Capital Group Ltd. ‘BBB-’ Rating Affirmed, Removed From CreditWatch Following Merger Termination; Outlook Positive
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06/12/09Max Capital Sends Letter to Shareholders on Termination of IPC Merger
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2009-- W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today issued an open letter addressed to the Company’s shareholders following the termination of its proposed merger agreement with IPC Holdings Ltd. The full text of Mr. Becker’s letter... 
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06/12/09Max Capital Group Terminates Amalgamation Agreement With IPC Holdings
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it has terminated the Agreement and Plan of Amalgamation previously entered into among Max, IPC Holdings, Ltd. and IPC Limited on March 1, 2009, as amended, pursuant to Section 7.1(f) of the agreement. The decision to terminate the agreement was made after IPC’s shareholders did not approve required proposals at IPC’... 
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06/10/09Max Capital Comments on Validus Revised Statements with Respect to Timing of Its Exchange Offer and Proposed Scheme of Arrangement
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 10, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) commented on today’s filings by Validus Holdings, Ltd., with respect to the timing of its Exchange Offer and its proposed Scheme of Arrangement for IPC Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: IPCR; BSX: IPCR BH). In its myriad of previous press releases and Securities and Exchange Commission filings, Validus has repeatedly and inappropriately stated that it ... 
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06/08/09Max Capital Group Dismisses Validus's Second Amended Offer in Proposed Hostile Takeover of IPC Holdings
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today commented on the second amended offer by Validus Holdings, Ltd. in Validus’s hostile takeover bid for IPC Holdings, Ltd. The latest by Validus fails once again to provide IPC shareholders with a financially attractive outcome. In addition, it offers no realistic path to complete a transaction. This change by Validus today of 75 cents is ... 
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06/05/09Max Capital Issues Open Letter to Shareholders of Max and IPC Holdings
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL) (BSX: MXGL BH) today issued an open letter to the shareholders of Max and of IPC Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:IPCR). The full text of the letter is as follows: June 4, 2009 Dear Max and IPC Shareholders, Max Capital Group Ltd. (“Max”) and IPC Holdings, Ltd. (IPC) today announced that they have agreed to pay two cash divid... 
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06/04/09Max and IPC Agree to Amend Terms of Merger to Include Cash Consideration
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 4, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it and IPC Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:IPCR) have agreed to pay two cash dividends that deliver $2.50 per share to IPC shareholders following the closing of the IPC-Max merger. The first being $1.50 per share in cash payable to IPC shareholders of record as of June 15, 2009, and an additional $1.00 per share in cash payable to shareh... 
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06/03/09Max Capital Cites Broad Consensus among Third Parties in Favor of IPC-Max Combination
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 3, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today highlighted that two leading proxy advisory firms, PROXY Governance, Inc. and Glass, Lewis & Co. have recently issued reports strongly supporting its combination with IPC Holdings, Ltd., and acknowledged a third report published by RiskMetrics Group’s ISS Governance Services (ISS). Reflecting broad support for the Max-IPC c... 
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05/29/09Max Capital Comments on Bermuda Court's Dismissal of Validus's Application for a Scheme of Arrangement
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 29, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) commented on today’s ruling by the Bermuda Supreme Court, in which the Court dismissed the application by Validus Holdings, Ltd. to convene a meeting of shareholders of IPC Holdings, Ltd. in connection with its “Scheme of Arrangement” to acquire all shares of IPC. The ruling eliminates the uncertainty that had been intro... 
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05/29/09Max Capital Group Ltd. (MXGL) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
What: W. Marston Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd. (MXGL), will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, he will preside over the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, June 1st, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Susan Spivak (212) 898-6640 susan.spivak@maxcapservi... 
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05/18/09Max Capital Group Comments on Amended Validus Offer in Proposed Hostile Takeover of IPC Holdings
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 18, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today commented on the amended offer by Validus Holdings, Ltd. in its proposed hostile takeover bid for IPC Holdings, Ltd. Validus reduced its proposed share exchange from 1.2037 shares to 1.1234 shares of Validus for each share of IPC and added a $3.00 per share cash component. The change by Validus amounts to an increase in value of just $0.16, or 0.5%,... 
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05/14/09IPC Holdings and Max Capital Announce Receipt of All Regulatory Approvals for Proposed Amalgamation
Satisfaction of all Material Conditions Clears the Way for Shareholder Vote HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2009-- IPC Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: IPCR) and Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the companies have satisfied all of the regulatory conditions required to complete the amalgamation agreement between IPC and Max. The companies noted that the following conditions had been satisfied with r... 
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05/14/09Max Capital Comments on Bermuda Court Ruling Dismissing Validus Application for Expedited Trial
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today commented on yesterday’s Bermuda Supreme Court ruling dismissing the application by Validus Holdings, Ltd. to expedite its suit against Max and IPC Holdings, Ltd. Validus was attempting to have its suit determined before the respective shareholders meetings to consider the proposed merger of Max and IPC. The court refused to order an ex... 
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05/07/09Max Capital Group Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus for Combination with IPC Holdings Declared Effective by SEC
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 7, 2009-- Max Capital Group (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the joint proxy statement/prospectus for its combination with IPC Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: IPCR; BSX: IPCR BH) has been declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Both companies are mailing the joint proxy statement/prospectus on Thursday, May 7, 2009 to their respective shareholders of record as of the close o... 
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05/05/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports First-Quarter 2009 Earnings
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 5, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2009 of $44.5 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, compared to net income of $7.7 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2008. Net operating income, which represents net income excluding after-tax net realized gains and losses on fixed maturities and fo... 
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05/05/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 5, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXGL; BSX:MXGL BH) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors, at a meeting held on May 4, 2009, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on June 1, 2009, to shareholders of record as of May 18, 2009. Operating from offices in Bermuda, Ireland, the USA and at Lloyd's, Max Capital Group Ltd. is a global enterprise dedicat... 
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05/04/09Marty Becker, Chairman and CEO of Max Capital Group Talks to The Wall Street Transcript
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 4, 2009--THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE WALL STREET TRANSCRIPT The Wall Street Transcript has published an in-depth interview with Marty Becker, Chairman and CEO of Max Capital Group (NASDAQ:MXGL) in which he talks at length about the Company. The entire 2,500 word interview is available free online at http://www.twst.com/ceos.htm Operating from offices in Bermuda, Ireland, the USA and at Lloyd's,... 
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05/03/09Max Capital Group Comments on Actions by Validus and Dowling in Proposed Hostile Takeover of IPC Holdings
Validus Exchange Offer So Highly Conditional That Purpose Must Be to Distract Investors Dowling's Independence Called into Question by Research Firm's Retention as a Paid Advisor to Validus HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 3, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today stated its belief that recent actions by Validus Holdings, Ltd., including its announced plan to launch a highly conditional hostile stock exchange offer for IPC H... 
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04/29/09Max Capital Group Dismisses Lawsuit Brought by Validus Holdings as without Merit
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that it intends to vigorously defend the enforceability of the amalgamation agreement between IPC Holdings, Ltd. and Max against the meritless lawsuit filed on April 28, 2009 by Validus Holdings, Ltd. “Validus indicated previously, as part of its hostile takeover proposal of IPC, that it intended to file this lawsuit... 
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04/24/09Max Capital Group Announces Appointment of Underwriters by Max at Lloyd's
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced the appointment of two senior underwriters – Clive Hatto and Hugh Sprowson – by Max at Lloyd’s Ltd, the Lloyd’s managing agent for Syndicates 1400, 2525 and 2526. W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd., commented: "The addition of Clive and Hugh to ... 
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04/15/09IPC Holdings and Max Capital Announce Early Termination of HSR Waiting Period for Proposed Amalgamation
IPC and Max Reaffirm Commitment to Strategic CombinationHAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 15, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IPC Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq:IPCR) and Max Capital Group Ltd. (Nasdaq:MXGL) (BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") have completed their review of the proposed amalgamation agreement of IPC and Max and have granted early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") waiting period, ... 
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04/06/09Max Capital Group Reaffirms Prior Disclosure as Correct; Asserts That Most Recent Validus Press Release is Both Incorrect and Misleading
Max Confirms that It Provides IPC Shareholders with 29% More Tangible Book Value per Share than Validus HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today confirmed that the calculations of diluted book value per IPC share and diluted tangible book value per IPC share included in Max's April 2, 2009 letter to the Board of Directors of IPC Holdings, Ltd. ("IPC") are true and correct. Max has consulted wi... 
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04/02/09Max Capital Group Affirms That Its Offer to IPC Holdings is Superior to Validus Proposal
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has sent a letter to the Board of Directors of IPC Holdings, Ltd., outlining the relative advantages of the pending Max/IPC merger, as well as the business and financial issues raised by the unsolicited takeover proposal by Validus Holdings, Ltd. W. Marston (... 
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03/31/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Comments on Merger with IPC Holdings, Ltd.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 31, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it has received a copy of Validus Holdings, Ltd.'s unsolicited, stock-for-stock, proposal for IPC Holdings, Ltd. As previously announced on March 2, 2009, Max and IPC entered into an Agreement and Plan of Amalgamation pursuant to which Max will amalgamate with IPC Limited. The Boards of both companies have previously stated that the ... 
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03/24/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold First Quarter, 2009 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 24, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's first quarter 2009 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chie... 
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03/16/09Max Capital Group to Present at the 2009 J.P. Morgan Credit and Equity Insurance Conference - Updated Presentation Time and New Dial in Numbers
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 16, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that both the time and the dial in number to access the presentation given by Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker at the 2009 J. P. Morgan Credit and Equity Insurance Conference being held at 383 Madison Avenue, New York, on Wednesday March 18, 2009 have been changed. The new details are as follows: ... 
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03/12/09Max Capital Group to Present at the 2009 J.P. Morgan Credit and Equity Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that Chief Executive Officer W. Marston Becker (Marty), will present at the 2009 J. P. Morgan Credit and Equity Insurance Conference being held at 383 Madison Avenue, New York, beginning at 9.30 a.m. Eastern Time, on Wednesday March 18, 2009. The presentation is not being webcast, but interested shareholders may dial in to listen. T... 
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03/10/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces Update on Alternative Investment Portfolio
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that the return on its alternative investments for the two months ended February 28, 2009 is expected to be approximately 2%, or an increase in value of approximately $18 million. The Company’s alternative investment performance for the two months compares to 0.36% for the HFRI Fund of Funds Composite Index, which the ... 
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03/02/09IPC Holdings and Max Capital Group Agree to Combine
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2009-- IPC Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: IPCR) ("IPC") and Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max") announced today that the boards of directors of both IPC and Max have unanimously approved a definitive amalgamation agreement. The combined entity will operate under the name of Max Capital Group Ltd. (“Max Capital Group”). Under the terms of the definitive amalgamation agr... 
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02/25/09Max Capital Group to Present at the 2009 AIFA Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 34th Annual Conference of The Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts (AIFA), being held at the Hyatt Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona, beginning at 4:10 p.m. Eastern Time, on Tuesday March 3, 2009. The presentation will be webcast... 
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02/19/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Present at Merrill Lynch's 2009 Insurance Investor Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 19, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Joe Roberts, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, and Susan Spivak Bernstein, SVP, Investor Relations will participate in the Merrill Lynch 2009 Insurance Investor Conference being held at 4 World Financial Center, 250 Vesey Street, New York City. The executives are to present... 
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02/11/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors, at a meeting held on February 10, 2009, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2009, to shareholders of record as of February 24, 2009. Max Capital Group Ltd., through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance ... 
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02/11/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Fourth-Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2009-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported a net loss for the three months ended December 31, 2008, of $94.1 million, or $1.67 per diluted share, compared to net income of $62.4 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, for the three months ended December 31, 2007. Net operating loss, which represents net income or loss excluding after-tax net realized gains and losses on fixed ma... 
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02/03/09Max Capital Group Names Susan Spivak Bernstein Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Susan Spivak Bernstein as Senior Vice President for Investor Relations. Ms. Spivak has twenty years of experience covering property and casualty insurance and reinsurance companies working as a sell-side equity research analyst, most recently as Senior Equity Research Analyst with Wachovia Securi... 
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01/23/09Max Capital Group Sends New-Year Letter to Company's Shareholders, Employees and Other Stakeholders
CEO W. Marston (Marty) Becker Reviews Key Results and Accomplishments in 2008, Outlook for 2009 Terrific Operating Year Overshadowed by Unprecedented Investment Volatility; Projects Strong Performance in 2009 HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2009--W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today issued a lett... 
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01/13/09Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Fourth Quarter, 2008 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2009--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's fourth quarter 2008 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chi... 
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01/05/09Max Capital Group Ltd. Provides Estimate of Fourth Quarter Investment Performance
Alternative Investments Reduced to Approximately 16% of Invested Assets HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2009--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that the estimated total return on its overall investment portfolio, including unrealized gains and losses, for the quarter ended December 31, 2008 is positive 1.0% and for the year ended December 31, 2008 is negative 1.7%. The estimated total principal increase on its overall... 
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12/12/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Has No Known Exposure to Madoff Investment Securities
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it has no known exposure to funds managed by Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Max Capital Group Ltd., through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, property and casualty insurers and life and health insurers. This release includes statements about fu... 
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12/02/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Provides Update on Fourth Quarter Investment Performance
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that the estimated total return on its overall investment portfolio including investment income for the two months ended November 30, 2008 is negative 0.3% and for the year through November 30, 2008 is negative 2.47%. The estimated total principal decline on its overall investment portfolio for the two months ended November 30, 2008, includi... 
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11/06/08Max Capital Group Completes Acquisition of Max at Lloyd's
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Imagine Group (UK) Limited ("Imagine Lloyd's"), a Lloyd's insurance operation, from Imagine Insurance Company Limited. Imagine Lloyd's managing agent will be renamed Max at Lloyd's Ltd. ("Max at Lloyd's"). The acquisition includes Imagine Lloyd's operations in Denmark and Jap... 
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11/05/08Max Specialty Insurance Company Adds New Hampshire, is now an Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer in 49 States
RICHMOND, Va., Nov 05, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that, with the addition of New Hampshire, Max Specialty is now an eligible surplus lines insurer in a total of 49 states. Mr. Vaccaro said: "The addition of New Hampshire gives Max Specialty a 50 state franchise by being an ... 
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11/03/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Third-Quarter 2008 Results as amended November 4, 2008
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2008, of $163.2 million, or $2.79 per fully diluted share, compared to net income of $66.8 million, or $1.05 per fully diluted share, for the three months ended September 30, 2007. Net operating loss, which represents net income or loss excluding after-tax net realized gains and losses on fixed maturities, was $146.1 m... 
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11/03/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on October 31, 2008, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2008, to shareholders of record as of November 17, 2008. Max Capital Group Ltd., through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, pro... 
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10/14/08Harbor Point Re UK Receives Branch Authorization
Pembroke, Bermuda, October 14, 2008 – Harbor Point Limited announced today that the United Kingdom Financial Services Authority (FSA) has authorized Harbor Point Re UK to operate in the United Kingdom as a branch of Bermuda reinsurer Harbor Point Re Limited with immediate effect. Harbor Point Re UK has been operating as a representative office in the United Kingdom since 2006 and will now have authority to underwrite reinsurance in the United Kingdom on behalf of Harbor Point Re.   H... 
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10/13/08Max Capital Group LTD. Announces Update On Investment Portfolio
HAMILTON, Bermuda October 13, 2008—Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that the return on its overall investment portfolio for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 is negative 2.85% and for the year through September 30, 2008 is negative 2.19%. Max Capital currently estimates its book value at September 30, 2008 to be in the range of $22.00 to $23.00 per share. Max Capital’s return on its alternative investments for the quarter ended Sept 30, 2008 i... 
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09/26/08A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Harbor Point Limited and its Subsidiaries
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09/22/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Provides Guidance on Recent Market Events
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 22, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced preliminary estimates of claims for Hurricanes Gustav and Ike range from approximately $35 million to $50 million, net of reinstatement provisions. Max Capital's loss estimates are based on its proprietary modeling analysis, the assessment of individual treaties and data from clients and brokers. The loss estimates will be revised as actual information is received an... 
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09/19/08Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Third Quarter, 2008 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 19, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Monday, November 3, 2008, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's third quarter 2008 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts and Execu... 
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09/02/08Max Capital Group Ltd. to Present at South America CEOs' Management Summit 2008
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the CEOs' Management Summit 2008 being held at CasaPiedra, Santiago, Chile on September 10, 2008. The principal presenter at the Summit will be highly acclaimed business advisor, speaker, author and graduate of Harvard Business School, Ram Charan, MB... 
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08/27/08Max Capital Group Names Kevin C. Werle Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Kevin C. Werle as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Werle, an experienced insurance industry veteran who most recently served as Vice President responsible for risk management, information technology, and quantitative research for New England Asset Management, Inc. (NEAM), a unit of Berkshire Hatha... 
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08/12/08Max Capital Group Ltd. to Present at KBW's 2008 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and N. James Tees, Executive Vice President - Finance & Investments, will participate in Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2008 Insurance Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue (between 49th and 50th Streets), New York City. Mr. Becker and Mr. Tees will present on September 3rd, 2008 a... 
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08/05/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on August 5, 2008, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2008, to shareholders of record as of August 19, 2008. Max Capital Group Ltd., through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, property... 
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08/05/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Second-Quarter 2008 Results
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2008, of $74.2 million, or $1.26 per fully diluted share, compared to net income of $94.1 million, or $1.45 per fully diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2007. Net operating income, which represents net income excluding after-tax net realized gains and losses on sales of fixed maturities, was $76.1 million, o... 
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07/24/08Max Capital Group to Acquire Imagine's Lloyd's Vehicle
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Imagine Group (UK) Limited ("Imagine Lloyd's"), a Lloyd's insurance operation, from Imagine Insurance Company Limited ("Imagine"). The agreement also includes the acquisition of Imagine Lloyd's operations in Denmark and Japan. Imagine Lloyd's, through Lloyd's Syndicates 1400, 2525 and 2526, ... 
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07/21/08Max Capital Group Announces the Promotion of Two Reinsurance Executives
Adam Mullan and David Kalainoff to Lead Company's Dublin and Bermuda Reinsurance Teams HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 21, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") has promoted two leaders of its Bermuda- and Dublin, Ireland-based reinsurance operations, respectively, the Company announced today. David Kalainoff, who previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, C... 
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07/21/08Max Capital Group Announces Promotion of John Boylan to Managing Director, Chief Underwriting Officer and Executive Vice President of Max Insurance Europe Limited
HAMILTON, Bermuda & DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 21, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced the promotion of John Boylan to Managing Director, Chief Underwriting Officer and Executive Vice President of Max Insurance Europe Limited, effective immediately. Mr. Boylan joined the Max Capital organization in 2003 and most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Excess Liabi... 
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07/17/08Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Second Quarter, 2008 Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2008, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's second quarter 2008 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts and Executive Vice ... 
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07/03/08Max Specialty Insurance Company Adds Colorado, is Now an Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer in 48 States
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 3, 2008--Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that, with the addition of Colorado, Max Specialty is now an eligible surplus lines insurer in a total of 48 states. Mr. Vaccaro said: "The addition of Colorado as a state in which Max Specialty may now write surplus lines business is a further step ... 
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06/23/08Max Specialty Insurance Company Adds California, is Now an Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer in 47 States
RICHMOND, Va., Jun 23, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that, with the addition of California, Max Specialty is now an eligible surplus lines insurer in a total of 47 states. Mr. Vaccaro said: The addition of California as a state in which Max Specialty may now write surplus lines business is a further step towar... 
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06/10/08Fitch Affirms Ratings of Max Capital; Outlook Stable
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Max Capital Group Ltd. (Max Capital) and the 'A' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of its insurance subsidiaries, Max Bermuda Ltd., Max Re Europe Limited, Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Specialty Insurance Company (Max Specialty). Fitch has also affirmed the 'A-' IDR and 'BBB+' senior debt rating of Max USA Holdings Ltd., a direct, wholly owned holding company subsidiary of Max Capital. The ... 
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06/09/08Joe Roberts, CFO of Max Capital Group, Talks to The Wall Street Transcript
NEW YORK, Jun 09, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Wall Street Transcript has published an in-depth interview with Joe Roberts, CFO of Max Capital Group (NASDAQ:MXGL), in which he talks at length about the Company. The entire 2,500 word interview is available free online at http://www.twst.com/ceos.htm. Max Capital Group provides a wide range of niche and specialty insurance and reinsurance products for corporations, public entities, property and casualty insurers and life and health insurer... 
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06/05/08Max Specialty Insurance Company Acquires Commercial Guaranty Casualty Insurance Company
Acquisition Gives Max Capital Group Ltd.'s U.S.-Based Excess & Surplus Lines Unit the Ability to Write Admitted and Non-Admitted BusinessRICHMOND, Va., Jun 05, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Specialty Insurance Company, of Richmond, Virginia, the U.S. excess and surplus lines unit of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), today announced that it has acquired Commercial Guaranty Casualty Insurance Company ("Commercial Guaranty"), an insurance entity licensed to write business in al... 
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05/06/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on May 5, 2008, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on May 30, 2008, to shareholders of record as of May 16, 2008. Max Capital Group Ltd., through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, property and casualt... 
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05/06/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports First-Quarter 2008 Results
Gross Premiums Written of $306.6 Million and Continued Solid Underwriting Results Among Highlights of Quarter HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2008, of $7.7 million, or $0.13 per fully diluted share, versus net income of $80.0 million, or $1.24 per fully diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2007. Net operating income, which re... 
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05/06/08Max Capital Group Announces Appointment of New Director
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 06, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced the election of James H. MacNaughton as a Director of the Company, thereby filling a vacancy on its eleven-member Board of Directors. "Max is fortunate to have an individual with Jim's experience, insights, and talents join our Board. We welcome him to the Max Board of Directors," commented W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. MacNaughto... 
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04/18/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Provides Guidance on Alternative Investment Performance in 2008 First Quarter
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 18, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported that the return on its alternative investments for the first quarter of 2008 is expected to be negative 2.11%, reflecting monthly results of negative 1.37% in January, positive 1.86% in February, and negative 2.57% in March. Max Capital's alternative investments represent approximately 20% of the Company's total invested assets of approximately $5.1 billion as of March 31,... 
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03/28/08Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold First-Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's first-quarter 2008 financial results with interested shareholders and other members of the financial community. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Off... 
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03/14/08Max Specialty Insurance Company Agrees to Acquire U.S. Carrier Licensed to Write Admitted Business in All Fifty States
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 14, 2008--Max Specialty Insurance Company, of Richmond, Virginia, the U.S. excess and surplus lines unit of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), today announced that it has agreed to acquire a U.S.-based admitted insurance company licensed to write business in all fifty states plus the District of Columbia. Upon completion of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, Max Specialty's underwriting team will be abl... 
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02/29/08Max Capital Group to Present at AIFA 2008 Mid-Winter Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and N. James Tees, Executive Vice President, will present at the AIFA 2008 Mid-Winter Conference being held at the Naples Grande Resort & Club, Florida, beginning at 1:40 p.m. Eastern Time, on March 4, 2008. The presentation will be webcast on the Company website, www.maxcapgroup.com. Max Capit... 
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02/19/08Max Specialty Insurance Company Adds Louisiana, Is Now an Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer in 46 States
RICHMOND, Va., Feb 19, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that, with the addition of Louisiana, Max Specialty is now an eligible surplus lines insurer in a total of 46 states. Mr. Vaccaro said: "The addition of Louisiana as a state in which Max Specialty may now write surplus lines business is a further step toward... 
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02/15/08Max Capital Group to Hold Company Investor Day at NASDAQ Marketsite
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold a Company Investor Day at the NASDAQ Marketsite at 4 Times Square, New York, N.Y., 2nd Floor, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on February 22, 2008, following the opening of the market by W. Marston (Marty) Becker, the Company's chairman and chief executive officer. At the Investor Day event, Mr. Becker and other members of the Company's se... 
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02/13/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend, Board Approval of Increase in Share Repurchase Plan up to $100 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on February 12, 2008, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on March 11, 2008, to shareholders of record as of February 26, 2008. In January 2008, the Company commenced an accelerated share repurchase program under Max Capital's board-approved share repurchase plan in the amount of ... 
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02/13/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Record Net Income for 2007
Net Income of $303.2 Million, Net Operating Return on Average Shareholders' Equity of 20.7%, Book Value Per Share Up 19.4% Among Highlights of Eventful Year HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2007, of $62.4 million, or $1.00 per fully diluted share, versus net income of $95.4 million, or $1.50 per fully diluted share, for... 
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02/11/08Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces Appointment of Three Senior Vice Presidents at Max Managers USA Ltd.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 11, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced the appointment of three senior vice presidents--Don Meyer, Peter Bergmann and Hugh Jago--at Max Managers USA Ltd., the New York-based managing general underwriter (MGU), formed last November, that underwrites policies written by Max Specialty Insurance Company, Max Capital's U.S.-based excess and ... 
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01/24/08Max Capital Group Sends New-Year Letter to Company's Shareholders, Employees and Other Stakeholders
CEO W. Marston (Marty) Becker Reviews Key Results and Accomplishments in 2007, Looks Forward to 2008 HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2008--W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today issued a letter addressed to the Company's shareholders, employees and other stakeholders updating them on Max Capital's perf... 
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01/22/08Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Fourth-Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2008--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe ... 
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12/19/07Max Capital Group Announces $50 Million Increase In Its Share Repurchase Authorization
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced a $50 million increase in its share repurchase authorization, taking the current outstanding authorization to $75.3 million. The Company may use up to $50 million of its authorization to enter into an accelerated share repurchase program in December 2007 or such other time as the Company believ... 
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11/27/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Forms Managing General Underwriter
HAMILTON, Bermuda & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), a Bermuda-based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced the formation of Max Managers USA Ltd., a New York-based managing general underwriter (MGU) that will underwrite policies written by Max Specialty Insurance Company, Max Capital's U.S.-based excess and surplus lines platform. Max Capital also announced the appointment of Bernard ... 
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11/15/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Executives to Speak at NASDAQ's 19th Investor Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that W. Marston Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at 9:30 am London Time at the NASDAQ's 19th Investor Conference being held at The Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel, High Holborn, London, UK on December 4, 2007. Joining Mr. Becker in his presentation will be Joe Roberts, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Jim Tees, Executiv... 
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11/05/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on November 1, 2007, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on November 29, 2007, to shareholders of record as of November 15, 2007. Max Capital Group Ltd., through its operating subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities,... 
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11/05/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Third-Quarter Financial Results
Annualized Return on Average Shareholders' Equity of 22.0%, Rolling Twelve-Month Book Value Per Share Grows By 20.1% HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2007, of $66.8 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, compared to net income of $26.5 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, for the three months ended September 30, 2006. Net operating income, wh... 
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10/31/07Harbor Point Re US Up & Running with $500M PHS and "A" Rating from A.M. Best
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10/19/07Michael W. Dicker Joins Max Re Europe Limited as Senior Vice President, Agriculture
HAMILTON, Bermuda & DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2007--In its latest move to broaden its specialty reinsurance lines and to expand its Dublin-based platform, Max Bermuda Ltd., the Bermuda operating company of Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH), today announced the appointment of Michael W. Dicker as Senior Vice President - Agriculture at Max Re Europe Limited, Max Bermuda's Dublin-based reinsurance subsidiary. Mr. Dicker, who will be joining the Max ... 
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10/16/07A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Max Bermuda Ltd. and Its Affiliates
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a-" of Max Bermuda Ltd. (Max) (Hamilton, Bermuda) and its affiliated companies. Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the ICR of "bbb-" of Max Capital Group Ltd. (MXGL) (NASDAQ: MXGL - News; Hamilton, Bermuda) and the debt rating of "bbb-"of $100 million 7.20% senior notes due April 2017 for Max USA Holdings Ltd. (Delaware). A.M. Best also h... 
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10/04/07Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Third-Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Monday, November 5, 2007, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's third-quarter 2007 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts, and Execut... 
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08/28/07Fitch Affirms Max Capital's Ratings; Outlook Stable
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' issuer default rating (IDR) of Max Capital Group Ltd. (Max Capital) and the 'A' insurer financial strength (IFS) ratings of its insurance subsidiaries, Max Bermuda Ltd., Max Re Europe Limited, Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Specialty Insurance Company (Max Specialty). Fitch has also affirmed the 'A-' IDR and 'BBB+' senior debt rating of Max USA Holdings Ltd., a direct, wholly-owned holding company subsidiary of Max Capital. The ... 
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08/23/07A.M. Best Assigns Debt Ratings to Max Capital Group Ltd.'s Shelf Registration
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best Co. has assigned indicative ratings of "bbb-" senior unsecured debt, "bb+" subordinated debt and "bb" preferred stock to Max Capital Group Ltd.'s (Max) (NASDAQ: MXGL - News; Bermuda) recently filed $500 million universal shelf offering. Concurrently, A.M. Best has assigned indicative ratings of "bbb-" senior unsecured debt and "bb+" subordinated debt to Max USA Holdings Ltd and "bb" trust preferred securities to Max Capital Trust I, which will be fully g... 
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08/22/07Max Specialty Insurance Company Names Michael Miller Chief Underwriting Officer of Its Newly Formed Marine Division
RICHMOND, Va., Aug 22, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company based in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that Michael Miller has joined Max Specialty as Chief Underwriting Officer of its newly formed Marine Division. Max Specialty is the U.S.-based E&S platform of Max Capital Group Ltd., of Hamilton, Bermuda. Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, said: "We are pleased to wel... 
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08/17/07Max Capital Group Ltd. to Present at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2007 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 17, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2007 Insurance Conference hosted by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue (between 49th & 50th Streets), 18th floor, New York City. Mr. Becker's presentation is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 4, 2007. Joinin... 
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08/08/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces New $600 Million Credit Facility
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced that on August 7, 2007, Max Capital and its Bermuda operating company, Max Bermuda Ltd. ("Max Bermuda"), entered into a credit agreement with Bank of America, N.A. ("BOA"), as fronting bank, as administrative agent, and as letter of credit administrator for the lenders, and various other financial institutions as lenders, including Citi... 
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07/31/07Joe Roberts, CFO of Max Capital Group, Talks to The Wall Street Transcript
NEW YORK, Jul 31, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Wall Street Transcript has published an in-depth interview with Joe Roberts, CFO of Max Capital Group (NASDAQ Global Select: MXGL), in which he talks at length about the Company. The entire 2,500 word interview is available free online at http://www.twst.com/ceos.htm. Max Capital Group provides a wide range of niche and specialty insurance and reinsurance products for corporations, public entities, property and casualty insurers and life and... 
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07/30/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces $0.09 Dividend, Board Approval of Increase in Share Repurchase Plan up to $100 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 30, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on July 27, 2007, declared a dividend of $0.09 per share, an increase of $0.02 per share from the dividend that was last declared on May 4, 2007. The dividend is payable on August 24, 2007, to shareholders of record as of August 10, 2007. During the three months ended June 30, 2007, Max Capital repurchased 715,400... 
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07/30/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports Second-Quarter Financial Results
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2007, of $94.1 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, compared to net income of $19.7 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2006. Net operating income, which represents net income excluding after-tax net realized gains and losses on sales of fixed maturities, for the three months ended June... 
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07/13/07Max Capital Group Ltd. to Hold Second-Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Monday, July 30, 2007, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's second-quarter 2007 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Marston Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts, and Executive Vice ... 
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06/26/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Joins Russell 2000(R) and Russell 3000(R) Indexes
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced that it has been added to the Russell 3000(R) Index. Max Capital is benefiting from a recent change in Russell criteria to permit the inclusion on Russell's U.S. indexes of Bermuda-domiciled companies whose shares are listed on U.S. exchanges, in addition to companies incorporated in the U.S. and its territories. Membership in the ... 
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06/21/07Max Capital Group Ltd. to Present at the Wachovia 17th Annual Nantucket Equity Conference on Wednesday, June 27, 2007
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. ("Max Capital" or the "Company") today announced that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and N. James Tees, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, will present a strategic, operational and financial overview of the Company at the Wachovia 17th Annual Nantucket Equity Conference on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, in a session scheduled to begin at 9:00... 
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06/20/07Angelo M. Guagliano Named President and CEO of Max Bermuda Ltd.
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, June 20, 2007--W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Max Capital Group Ltd., today announced that Angelo M. Guagliano, most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Max Capital's Bermuda operating company, Max Bermuda Ltd., has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Bermuda. Mr. Guagliano has also been appointed to Max Bermuda's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Becker, while relinq... 
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05/23/07Max Specialty Now an Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer in 45 States, With Additions of New York, North Carolina and Kansas
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2007--Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company based in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that, with the additions of New York, North Carolina and Kansas, Max Specialty is now an eligible surplus lines insurer in a total of 45 states. Mr. Vaccaro said: "The additions of New York, North Carolina and Kansas as states in which Max Specialty may now w... 
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05/14/07Jon S. Saltzman to Join Board of Directors of Max Specialty Insurance Company
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2007--Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Max Specialty Insurance Company, an excess and surplus lines company based in Richmond, Virginia, today announced that Jon S. Saltzman, formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn-America Group, Inc., has agreed to join the Max Specialty Board of Directors. Max Specialty was recently established as the US-based excess and surplus lines subsidiary of Max Capital Gr... 
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05/07/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Announces Dividend, Board Approval of Increase in Share Repurchase Plan
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on May 4, 2007, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share. The dividend is payable on May 31, 2007, to shareholders of record as of May 18, 2007. During the three months ended March 31, 2007, Max Capital repurchased 795,100 common shares at an average price per share of $24.69 under the board-appro... 
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05/07/07Max Capital Group Ltd. Reports First-Quarter Financial Results
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2007--Max Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXGL; BSX: MXGL BH) today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2007, of $80.0 million, or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to net income of $75.3 million, or $1.19 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2006. Net operating income, which represents net income adjusted for net realized gains and losses on sales of fixed maturities, for the three months ended March 31, 2... 
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05/04/07Max Re Capital Ltd. is Now Max Capital Group Ltd.
- New Name Reflects Max's Strategic Evolution from Reinsurance to Balanced Mix of Specialty Insurance and Reinsurance Products - - Company Also Has a New Ticker Symbol, MXGL - HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that, having received the necessary shareholder approval earlier today at the Company's 2007 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the Company has changed its name from M... 
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04/13/07A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Max Specialty Insurance Company and to Max USA Holdings Ltd.'s Senior Unsecured Notes
April 13, 2007 - A.M. Best Co. has assigned a financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating (ICR) of "a-" to Max Specialty Insurance Company (MSIC) (Delaware). Concurrently, A.M. Best has assigned a debt rating of "bbb-" to MSIC´s immediate parent company Max USA Holdings Ltd.´ s (MUHL) (Delaware) $100 million 7.20% senior unsecured notes due April 2017. The outlook for all ratings is stable. The acquisition of MSIC and the formation of MUHL by their ultimate p... 
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04/11/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Pricing of $100 Million Offering of Max USA Senior Notes Due 2017
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH), the parent company of Max USA Holdings Ltd. ("Max USA"), a Delaware corporation, today announced that Max USA has priced a $100 million offering of senior notes due 2017. The annual interest rate on the notes will be 7.20%. The sale of the notes to the initial purchasers is expected to close on April 16, 2007, subject to customary closing conditions. Max Re Capital will fully and unco... 
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04/11/07Max Re Capital Ltd. to Hold First-Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on Monday, May 7, 2007, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's first-quarter 2007 financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Chairman and Chief Executive officer W. Marston Becker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Joe Roberts, and Executive Vice Presid... 
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04/11/07Fitch Assigns ´A´ IFS Rtg To Max Specialty
April 11, 2007 - Fitch Ratings has assigned an ´A´ insurer financial strength (IFS) rating to Max Specialty Insurance Company (Max Specialty), a U.S.-based operating subsidiary of Max USA Holdings Ltd (Max USA). Max USA is a recently formed direct, wholly-owned holding company subsidiary of Max Re Capital Ltd (Max Re). The Rating Outlook is Stable. Max Specialty was recently launched as the company´s U.S.-based excess and surplus lines platform to compliment its Bermuda- and Ireland-based i... 
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04/10/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Its Intention to Commence Offering
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 10, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH), the parent company of Max USA Holdings Ltd. ("Max USA"), a Delaware corporation, today announced that Max USA intends to offer $100 million of senior notes due 2017. Max Re Capital intends to fully and unconditionally guarantee the notes. The net proceeds of the offering, which is expected to close during the second quarter of 2007, will be used to repay short-term indebtedness of Max USA. ... 
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04/10/07Fitch Assigns Max USA IDR of 'A-'; Sr. Unsecured 'BBB+'
April 10, 2007 - Fitch Ratings has assigned an ´A-´ issuer default rating (IDR) to Max USA Holdings Ltd. (Max USA), a recently formed direct, wholly-owned holding company subsidiary of Max Re Capital Ltd (Max Re). Fitch has also assigned a ´BBB+´ rating to Max USA´s $100 million issue of unsecured senior notes due 2017. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The proceeds are expected to be used to repay short term borrowings currently outstanding on the company´s credit facility. Max USA recently drew... 
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04/10/07Moody´s Rates Max Usa Holdings´ Sr Notes Baa2
April 10, 2007 - The following is a press release from Moody´s Investors Service: Moody´s Rates Max Usa Holdings´ Senior Notes Baa2; Rates Max Re Ltd. A3 First-time ratings for Bermuda-based reinsurance and insurance group. Moody´s Investors Service has assigned a Baa2 rating to $100 million of senior notes due 2017 of Max USA Holdings Ltd., which is ultimately owned by Bermuda-based Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASD: MXRE). The notes are unconditionally guaranteed by Max Re Capital and are ... 
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04/03/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Completes Acquisition of Excess and Surplus Lines Company
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 3, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) (the "Company") today announced that its subsidiary, Max USA Holdings Ltd., has completed the acquisition of a U.S.-based excess and surplus lines company, which as previously indicated will operate under the name Max Specialty Insurance Company. As announced on December 13, 2006, the new Max subsidiary complements the Company's existing insurance and reinsurance operations based in... 
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03/26/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Receives Regulatory Approval to Acquire Excess and Surplus Lines Company
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 26, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) ("Max" or the "Company") today announced that it has received regulatory approval from the Delaware Department of Insurance to acquire a U.S.-based excess and surplus lines company. As announced on December 14, 2006, the proposed new Max subsidiary is expected to complement the Company's existing insurance and reinsurance operations based in Bermuda and Dublin, Ireland. It is to b... 
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03/06/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Plans Name Change to Max Capital Group Ltd.
New Name Reflects Max's Strategic Evolution from Reinsurance to Balanced Mix of Specialty Insurance and Reinsurance Products HAMILTON, BERMUDA, Mar 06, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it will seek shareholder approval to change the Company's name from Max Re Capital Ltd. to Max Capital Group Ltd. at the Company's 2007 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) to be held on Friday, May 4, 2007. The decision reflects the Company... 
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03/01/07Max Re Capital Ltd. to Present at the Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference on Tuesday, March 13, 2007
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and N. James Tees, Max Re's Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, will present a strategic, operational and financial overview of the Company at the Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference in a session scheduled to begin at 2:25 p.m. local time on Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at ... 
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02/27/07Max Re Capital Ltd. to Present at The Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts' Annual Conference on March 6, 2007
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that W. Marston (Marty) Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present a strategic, operational and financial overview of the Company in a breakout session at the 32nd Annual Conference of The Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts (AIFA) scheduled to begin at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at the Boca Resort and Club in Boca Raton... 
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02/20/07Walker Rainey of Max Europe Holdings Limited Promoted to Executive Vice President
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Walker Rainey, previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Max Europe Holdings Limited, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Max Europe Holdings, effective immediately. Max Europe Holdings Limited is the holding company for Max Re Capital's European operating entities. W. Marston Becker, Chairman and Ch... 
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02/15/07Harbor Point Re US 2007 Statutory Annual Statement
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02/14/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces New Director and New Director Nominee
Director John Barber is Not Standing for Re-election HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the appointment of Mr. K. Bruce Connell to the Company's Board of Directors on February 9, 2007. The Company also announced the nomination of Mr. Gordon F. Cheesbrough for election to the Board at the Company's annual general meeting of shareholders in May. W. Marston Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Office... 
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02/12/07Fitch Affirms Max Re, Removes Watch Negative; Outlook Stable
February 12, 2007 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the insurer financial strength ratings of Max Re Ltd. and its Dublin-based subsidiaries, Max Re Europe Limited and Max Insurance Europe Limited at ´A´. In addition, Fitch has affirmed the issuer default rating (IDR)of Max Re Capital Ltd., the Bermuda-based holding company of Max Re Ltd at ´A-´. All ratings are removed from Rating Watch Negative. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The rating action reflects a reduced level of uncertainty following Fitc... 
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02/10/07N. James Tees and Sarene A. Bourdages Named Executive Vice Presidents of Max Re Capital Ltd.
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that N. James Tees, previously the Company's Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, effective immediately. Max Re Capital also announced that Sarene A. Bourdages, previously the Company's Senior Vice President and General Counsel, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel... 
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02/10/07Keith S. Hynes to Retire as Chief Financial Officer of Max Re Capital Ltd., Joe Roberts Named as His Successor
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, has indicated his intention to retire, effective April 1, 2007. On that date, Mr. Hynes, who is currently one of the longest-serving insurance company CFOs in Bermuda, will be succeeded by Joe Roberts. Mr. Roberts, currently Senior Vice President and Controller, will be promoted to Executive Vice President a... 
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02/10/07Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors, at a meeting held on February 9, 2007, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share. The dividend is payable on March 9, 2007, to shareholders of record as of February 23, 2007. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, provide... 
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02/10/07Max Re Capital Reports Record Net Income for 2006
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2006, of $95.4 million, or $1.51 per fully diluted share, versus a net loss of $12.6 million, or $0.22 per fully diluted share, for the three months ended December 31, 2005. Net operating income, which represents net income adjusted for net realized gains and losses on sales of fixed maturities, for the three months ended... 
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01/17/07Max Re Capital Ltd. To Hold Fourth-Quarter Earnings Call
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2007--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it will hold an investment community conference call on February 12, 2007, at 10 o'clock a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's fourth-quarter and 2006 full-year financial results with interested investors and shareholders. W. Marston Becker, Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, Chief Financial Officer, will represent Max Re on the call, the detail... 
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12/21/06AM Best Affirms Harbor Point Re Bermuda Rating: December 2006
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12/19/06Harbor Point Announces the Formation of New Point Re: December 2006
New Point Re to be Capitalized with $250 Million to Write Collateralized Retro New Point Re Appoints Harbor Point Agency as Underwriting Manager Pembroke, Bermuda, December 19, 2006 - Harbor Point Limited (Harbor Point) today announced the formation of New Point Re Limited (New Point Re). New Point Re is a Bermuda Class 3 reinsurance company that will be capitalized with approximately $250 million and was formed specifically for writing collateralized retrocessional contracts, including coll... 
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12/14/06Max Re Capital Ltd. to Establish a U.S.-Based Excess and Surplus Lines Platform to Be Headed by Stephen J. Vaccaro, Jr. as President and CEO
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2006--Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced plans to establish a U.S.-based excess and surplus lines platform that will complement the company's existing insurance and reinsurance operations based in Bermuda and Dublin, Ireland. The proposed new subsidiary, which Max Re Capital intends to launch in the first quarter of 2007, will be named Max Specialty Insurance Company ("Max Specialty") and will be based in Richm... 
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12/01/06Harbor Point Opens Representative Office in London: December 2006
Trevor Carvey Appointed Managing Director Pembroke, Bermuda, December 14, 2006 - Harbor Point Limited (“Harbor Point”) today announced the opening of Harbor Point Re UK. Harbor Point Re UK is a representative office of Harbor Point operating subsidiaries Harbor Point Re Limited (“Harbor Point Re”) in Bermuda, and Harbor Point Services, Inc. in New Jersey. Harbor Point Limited, based in Bermuda, is a global property casualty reinsurance company which offers a broad range of diversified reinsur... 
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11/29/06Max Re Capital Ltd.'s Executives to Speak at NASDAQ's 18th Investor Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that W. Marston Becker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 8:00 a.m. (London Local Time) at the NASDAQ's 18th Investor Conference being held at The Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel, High Holborn, London, UK on December 7, 2006. The presentation given by Mr. Becker and Mr. Hyn... 
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11/13/06Max Re Capital Appoints W. Marston Becker as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed W. Marston Becker as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. "I am honored to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Max Re. This is a dynamic organization with superior underwriters and insurance professionals who have deployed our capital across a diversified portfolio of risks. I ... 
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11/13/06Max Re Capital Reports Third Quarter Net Income of $0.42 Per Diluted Share
Attractive Underwriting Opportunities Lead to Reduction in Alternative Investment Allocation HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2006 of $26.5 million, or net income of $0.42 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $44.2 million, or a net loss of $0.96 per diluted share, for the three months ended September 30, 2005. Net operating i... 
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11/12/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Call Information
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 12, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that W. Marston Becker, Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's third quarter financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Details of the call are as follows: Date: November 14, 2006 Time: ... 
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10/31/06A.M. Best ratings remain unchanged
OLDWICK, N.J. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - A.M. Best Co. has commented that the financial strength ratings of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings of "a-" of Max Re Ltd. (Max Re) (NASDAQ: MXRE) (Hamilton, Bermuda) and its rated subsidiaries remain unchanged following yesterday´s announcement that Max Re´s CEO Robert J. Cooney has resigned and for a second time this year the company will be restating its earnings for fiscal years 2001 through 2005 and the prior two quarters of 2006. These acti... 
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10/30/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 30, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH). At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. held on October 26, 2006, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.07 per share. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2006 to shareholders of record on November 9, 2006. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and ... 
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10/30/06Fitch puts ratings on Negative Watch
October 30, 2006 - Fitch Ratings-Chicago-30 October 2006: Fitch Ratings has placed the ´A´ insurer financial strength ratings of Max Re Ltd. and its Dublin-based subsidiaries, Max Re Europe Limited and Max Insurance Europe Limited on Rating Watch Negative. Fitch has also placed the ´A-´ Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Max Re Capital Ltd., the Bermuda-based holding company of Max Re Ltd, on Rating Watch Negative. The Negative Rating Watch reflects increased uncertainty following the company´s ... 
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10/29/06Max Re Capital Announces Reopening of Audit and Risk Management Investigation and Restatement
Appoints W. Marston Becker as Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer Following Resignation of Robert J. Cooney HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that the Audit and Risk Management Committee reopened its previously announced internal investigation with respect to two of the three contracts originally in question and has contacted the Securities and Exchange Commission. The intern... 
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10/01/06Harbor Point Announces Transfer of Property Catastrophe Business to Bermuda.
Effective immediately, all U.S. and International property cat business will be underwritten by Harbor Point Re Limited in Bermuda, including all January 1, 2007 renewals of that business previously underwritten and administered by Harbor Point Services, Inc. in New Jersey. All 2006 property cat treaties will continue to be serviced in New Jersey. Harbor Point Re is rated “A” Excellent by A.M. Best with shareholders’ equity of approximately $1.3 billion as of June 30, 2006. Jed Rhoads will b... 
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09/29/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Call Information
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that Robert J. Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's third quarter financial results with interested investors and shareholders. Details of the call are as follows: Date: October 30, 2006 Time: 10:00 a.m. EST Dial in # US: 888-39... 
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09/20/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Expected Hedge Fund Losses
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that third quarter 2006 earnings are expected to be impacted by an estimated $35 million reduction in net gains stemming from trading losses in certain hedge fund investments. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers insurance and reinsurance products to property ... 
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09/19/06Max Re Establishes Aviation Insurance Unit
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that its subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., has increased its product offerings by the formation of a dedicated aviation insurance unit that will operate from the company's Dublin offices. This business will be led by Olivier Marre, Senior Vice President - Aviation Insurance, and will provide aviation insurance on a worldwide basis to airlines and aircraft products manufact... 
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09/14/06Max Re Capital Ltd's Chief Financial Officer to Participate in Fox-Pitt Kelton 'Bermuda in Boston' Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in Fox-Pitt Kelton's 2006 "Bermuda in Boston" Conference on Tuesday, September 19, 2006. Mr. Hynes will participate in a panel discussion on the Future of Bermuda which is scheduled to take place from 8:05 am EDT to 8:45 am EDT. A live webcast of the panel discussion, which will then be arch... 
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09/05/06Fitch Affirms Max Re´s Ratings; Outlook Stable
September 5, 2006 - Fitch Ratings-Chicago: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ´A´ insurer financial strength ratings of Max Re Ltd. and its Dublin-based subsidiaries, Max Re Europe Limited and Max Insurance Europe Limited. Fitch has also affirmed the ´A-´ issuer default rating of Max Re Capital Ltd., the Bermuda-based holding company of Max Re Ltd. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The ratings reflect Max Re´s disciplined and flexible approach to underwriting risks, limited investment portfolio down... 
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08/16/06Max Re Capital Ltd's Executives To Speak at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2006 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at Keefe, Bruyette and Woods' 2006 Insurance Conference being held at the Sheraton Hotel, 811 7th Avenue, New York, New York on September 6, 2006. The presentation by Mr. Cooney and Mr. Hynes will take place at 8:10 am and may b... 
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07/28/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) held on July 28, 2006, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.07 per share. The dividend is payable on August 25, 2006 to shareholders of record on August 11, 2006. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized insur... 
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07/26/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Celebrates Five Years on The NASDAQ Stock Market
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on August 1, 2006 to celebrate five years on the NASDAQ Stock Market. Executive officers of the Company will be making a presentation at the NASDAQ MarketSite at 3:00 pm on August 1, 2006. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed on ... 
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07/24/06A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Max Re Ltd. and Its Affiliates
OLDWICK, N.J., JULY 24, 2006 A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a-" of Max Re Ltd. (Max Re) and its affiliated companies. A.M. Best has also affirmed the ICR of "bbb-" of Max Re Capital Ltd. [NASDAQ: MXRE] (both of Hamilton, Bermuda). All ratings have a stable outlook. (See below for a detailed list of the ratings.) These ratings reflect Max Re's diversified mix of traditional property/casualty products... 
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06/27/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Its Inclusion In the New NASDAQ Global Select Market
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it is included in the new NASDAQ Global Select Market. The NASDAQ Global Select Market has the highest initial listing standards of any exchange in the world based on financial and liquidity requirements. Prior to the change, the Company had been listed on the NASDAQ National Market. Beginning July 3, NASDAQ-listed companies will be classified under three l... 
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06/15/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Complies With Nasdaq Listing Requirements
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that, after filing its delayed Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2006 with the SEC on June 8, 2006, the Company has been notified by the Nasdaq staff that its filing delinquency has been cured and the Nasdaq Staff Determination to delist the Company's securities is moot. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., ... 
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06/08/06Max Re Capital Ltd.'s Chief Financial Officer to Speak at Morgan Stanley's Small-Cap Executive Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, and N. James Tees, Senior Vice President & Treasurer, will speak at 1:00 pm (EDT) at the Morgan Stanley Small-Cap Executive Conference being held at The Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York, NY, USA on June 15, 2006. The presentation given by Mr. Hynes may be accessed on the Company's ... 
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05/30/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Conclusion of Internal Investigation and First Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Timing
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that its Audit and Risk Management Committee has concluded its previously announced internal investigation. The internal investigation was initiated to consider whether three finite risk retrocessional contracts were properly accounted for by the Company, principally with respect to whether they contain sufficient risk transfer to meet the requirements of Financial Acco... 
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05/26/06Fitch: Max Re´s Internal Investigation Not to Affect Ratings
Chicago May 26, 2006 - Fitch Ratings commented today that it does not anticipate the ratings of Max Re Capital Ltd. and its insurance subsidiaries (Max Re) to be affected by the recent events related to the company´s ongoing internal investigation. A rating list is shown below. On May 19, 2006, Max Re announced that it had received a Nasdaq Staff Determination indicating that the company is subject to delisting as a result of its failure to file its first quarter 2006 10Q by the May 10, 2006 ... 
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05/19/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Staff Determination
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that it received a Nasdaq Staff Determination on May 16, 2006 indicating that, due to the Company's failure to file its Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2006 on a timely basis, the Company fails to comply with the filing requirements for continued listing set forth in Marketplace Rule 4320(e)(12), and its securities are, therefore, subject to delisting from the ... 
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05/02/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --. At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) held on April 28, 2006, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable on May 26, 2006, to shareholders of record on May 12, 2006. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized insurance... 
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03/24/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Audit and Risk Management Committee Internal Investigation
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that the Audit and Risk Management Committee of its Board of Directors has initiated, with the assistance of outside advisors, a review of three finite risk retrocessional contracts written in 2001 and 2003 to determine whether the Company properly accounted for them, principally with respect to whether they contain sufficient risk transfer to meet the requirements of... 
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03/09/06Max Re Capital Ltd.'s Chief Financial Officer to Speak at Citigroup's Small & Mid-Cap Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 11:45 am (EST) at the Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference being held at The Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada on March 14, 2006. The presentation given by Mr. Hynes may be accessed via the webcast link http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/citigroup/small-mid06/58102363.cfm or ... 
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03/01/06Max Re Capital Ltd.'s Chief Financial Officer to Speak at AIFA Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 4:05 pm (EST) on March 7, 2006 at the AIFA Midwinter Insurance Conference being held at The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch, Arizona. The presentation given by Mr. Hynes may be accessed via the webcast link http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?=ID101937 or on the... 
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02/10/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH). At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. held on February 10, 2006, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2006 to shareholders of record on February 24, 2006. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited... 
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02/10/06Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces 2006 Earnings Guidance
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today the following guidance for the full year 2006. Gross premiums written are expected to be between $1.0 and $1.1 billion. The property and casualty combined ratio, which is defined as total losses and expenses as a percentage of net premiums earned, is expected to range between 88% and 90%. Net operating earnings per share, which represents net income decrease... 
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02/01/06Harbor Point Announces it is Open for Business: February 2006
New Bermuda company provides lead capacity  and top-rated security for reinsurance risks through its Class IV Bermuda reinsurance company and its US Reinsurance Intermediary Underwriting Manager. For full details please open the pdf file below: Data/PageContent/file/HP_Feb2006.pdf ... 
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01/10/06Max Re Announces Appointment in Property Treaty Reinsurance
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announces the appointment of a new employee to its property treaty team. Peta White has joined Max Re Ltd.'s Property and Casualty Reinsurance Division as Senior Vice President and International Treaty Underwriter. She joins the Company with more than 10 years of property catastrophe reinsurance experience, most recently serving as Vice President and Underwriter, International De... 
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12/21/05Max Re Announces New Appointments in Property Treaty Reinsurance
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announces a number of new appointments in Max Re Ltd.'s Property and Casualty Reinsurance Division. These appointments are part of the continuing effort of Max Re Ltd. to provide outstanding service to its client and broker partners. Mr. James Henry Winn has joined the team as Senior Vice President and North American Treaty Underwriter. James joins with over 15 years property c... 
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12/01/05Max Re Capital's Executives to Speak at Nasdaq's 16th Investor Program -- Consumer & Finance Forum
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak on December 7, 2005, at 4:45 pm (GMT) at the Nasdaq 16th Investor Program -- Consumer & Finance Forum being held at The Chancery Court Hotel, High Holborn, London, United Kingdom. The presentation given by Mr. Cooney an... 
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11/30/05Max Re Estimates Impact of Hurricane Wilma
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that preliminary estimates indicate that the Company's 2005 fourth quarter earnings will be negatively impacted by $40 million as a result of Hurricane Wilma. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized insurance and reinsurance solutions to property and ... 
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11/18/05Max Re Capital's Executives to Speak at Friedman Billings Ramsey 2005 Investor Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, and N. James Tees, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, will speak on November 29, 2005, at 4:25 pm (EST) at the Friedman Billings Ramsey 2005 Investor Conference being held at The Grand Hyatt New York, Park Avenue at Grand Central, New York City. The presentation given by Mr. Cooney and Mr. Tees will ... 
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11/02/05Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Underwriter's Purchase of Additional Common Shares
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that Bank of America Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Market Inc. have exercised their option to purchase an additional 1,650,000 common shares of Max Re Capital Ltd. The option to purchase the additional shares was granted in connection with the public offering of common shares of Max Re Capital Ltd. on October 11, 2005. This action raises the total number o... 
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10/28/05Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH). At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. held on October 27, 2005, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2005 to shareholders of record on November 11, 2005. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limite... 
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10/11/05Max Re Capital Announces Pricing Of Common Shares Offering
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell 11,000,000 of its common shares in an underwritten public offering at a price to the public of $23.50 per share. The aggregate price to the public will be $258.5 million. The net proceeds to the Company are expected to be approximately $246.0 million. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters an ... 
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10/10/05Max Re Capital Announces Offering of Common Shares
HAMILTON, Bermuda, October 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) (the "Company") announced today that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to commence a public offering of 11,000,000 of its common shares, plus up to an additional 1,650,000 of common shares that are subject to a 30-day option granted to the underwriters of the offering. Banc of America Securities LLC and Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking are acting as join... 
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10/07/05Max Re Estimates Nine Months 2005 Results
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it expects to report Net Income for the nine months ended September 30, 2005 between $10 million and $20 million. These results include an estimated negative impact on earnings of $90 million from Hurricane Katrina, which is at the high end of the Company's previously announced range of $60 million to $90 million, and an estimated negative impact on earnings... 
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09/19/05Fitch Affirms Max Re’s Ratings
Fitch Ratings-Chicago-September 19, 2005: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ‘A' insurer financial strength ratings of Max Re Ltd. and its Dublin-based subsidiaries, Max Re Europe Ltd. and Max Insurance Europe Ltd. Fitch has also affirmed the ‘BBB' long-term issuer rating of Max Re Capital Ltd., the Bermuda-based holding company of Max Re Ltd. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The ratings reflect Max Re's disciplined and flexible approach to underwriting risks, limited investment portfolio downs... 
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09/15/05Max Re Estimates Impact of Hurricane Katrina
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that preliminary estimates indicate that the Company's 2005 third quarter earnings will be negatively impacted by $60 million to $90 million as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized insurance and... 
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09/14/05Max Re Capital's Executives to Speak at Fox-Pitt, Kelton Bermuda in Boston Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, and N. James Tees, Senior Vice President & Treasurer, will speak at Fox-Pitt, Kelton Bermuda in Boston Conference being held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 20, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. (EDT). The presentation given by Mr. Hynes and Mr. Tees will be Webcast and may be accessed at: http://... 
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08/24/05Max Re Capital's Executives to Speak at KBW's 2005 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and N. James Tees, SVP and Treasurer, will speak at Keefe Bruyette Woods' 2005 Insurance Conference, being held at The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street, New York City on September 8, 2005 at 10:30 am (EDT). The presentation given by Mr. Hynes and Mr. Tees will be webcast and may be accessed at: h... 
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07/29/05Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) held on July 29, 2005, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) The dividend is payable on August 26, 2005, to shareholders of record on August 12, 2005. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Ins... 
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07/29/05Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces $25 Million Increase to Securities Purchase Program
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 29, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that its Board of Directors approved an additional $25 million share repurchase authorization of its outstanding common shares. With this increase, the Company now has authorization to repurchase approximately $36 million of common shares. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal ope... 
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06/29/05Max Re Capital Announces Retirement of Philip R. Kruse
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) ("Max Re") announced today that Philip R. Kruse, Executive Vice President -- Life & Annuity, will be retiring from the company as of June 30, 2005 to spend more time with his family. Mr. Kruse was a founding member of Max Re and was instrumental in the development of the company's Life & Annuity Operations. Max Re Chairman, President and CEO, Robert J. Cooney, said: "It was ... 
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06/20/05NASDAQ Adds Max Re Capital Ltd. to the NASDAQ Financial - 100 Index
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, NASDAQ included Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) in the NASDAQ Financial - 100 Index. The NASDAQ Financial - 100 Index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international financial organizations listed on the NASDAQ National Market based on market capitalization. Robert J. Cooney, Chairman and CEO, commented that "the inclusion in the NASDAQ Financial - 100 Index raises the Company's profile and should ... 
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06/06/05Max Re Capital Announces $450 Million Multi-year Credit Facility
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that it has entered into a five- year $350 million secured letter of credit and three-year $100 million unsecured revolving credit/letter of credit facility with a consortium of leading financial institutions. The facility was arranged by Banc of America Securities LLC, who acted as sole lead arranger and book manager, with Bank of America, National Association, as... 
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06/06/05Max Re Capital Executives to Speak at Morgan Stanley Small Cap Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, and N. James Tees, Senior Vice President & Treasurer, will speak at the Morgan Stanley Small Cap Conference being held at the Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park on June 13-15, 2005. Mr. Hynes and Mr. Tees will present at 11:15 am (EDT) on June 13, 2005. The presentation will be available throu... 
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04/29/05Max Re Capital Ltd. Increases Dividend Payment
HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 29, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) held on April 28, 2005, the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share, an increase of $0.02 per share from the previous dividend paid on February 28, 2005, at a rate of $0.03 per share. The dividend is payable on May 27, 2005, to shareholders of record on May 13, 2005. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its pr... 
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04/29/05Max Re Capital Announces Director Resignation
HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the resignation of Mr. John L. Marion from its Board of Directors. Mr. Marion, President & Managing Director of Western General Insurance Ltd. has been a Director of the Company since November 2002. Mr. Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President & CEO stated "John has made a significant contribution to the Company, and his presence on our Board will be greatly missed." ... 
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03/24/05Max Re Capital announces retirement of Executive Vice President
Hamilton, Bermuda - March 24, 2005 - Max Re Capital Ltd. (NSDQ: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) ("Max Re") announced today that W. Dave Brining, Executive Vice President - Marketing & Client Services, will be retiring from the Company as of April 1, 2005 in order to pursue personal interests. Mr. Brining was a founding member of Max Re and was instrumental in the development of the company's global strategy. Mr. Brining successfully established and lead Max Re's Property and Casualty reinsurance business... 
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03/04/05Max Re Announces New Appointments
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 4, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., has made the following appointments in its insurance division. These appointments, while still pending Bermuda Immigration approval, are part of the continuing effort of Max Re Ltd. to provide outstanding service to its client and broker partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) ... 
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02/23/05Max Re Announces New Appointments
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., has made the following appointments in its life reinsurance division. These appointments, while still pending Bermuda Immigration approval, are part of the continuing effort of Max Re Ltd. to provide outstanding service to its client and broker partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) P... 
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02/09/05Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer to Present at Smith Barney Citigroup Small & Mid Cap Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 09, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the Smith Barney Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference being held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, on February 16-17, 2005. Mr. Hynes is to present at 1:05 pm (PT) on February 17, 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) ... 
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02/04/05Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 04, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a dividend of $0.03 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on February 4, 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) The dividend is payable on February 28, 2005, to shareholders of record on February 14, 2005. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd.,... 
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11/19/04Max Re Capital's Chief Executive Officer to Present at the 11th Annual Friedman Billings Ramsey Investor Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, is to speak at the 11th Annual Friedman Billings Ramsey Investor Conference being held on November 30 - December 1, 2004, at the Grand Hyatt New York. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Mr. Cooney will present on November 30, 2004, at 2:10 pm. The presentation will be webcast. ... 
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11/19/04Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer to Present at Lehman Brothers 2004 Global Reinsurance Briefing
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, is to speak at the Lehman Brothers 2004 Global Reinsurance Briefing being held in the Allan S. Kaplan Auditorium at 745 Seventh Avenue, New York City on December 2, 2004, at 1:45 pm. The presentation will be webcast. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Max... 
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11/15/04Max Re Capital's Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President & Treasurer to Present at Lehman Brothers 2004 Small Cap Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 15, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Mr. Robert J. Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. N. James Tees, SVP & Treasurer, are to speak at the Lehman Brothers 2004 Small Cap Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 17, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max ... 
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10/29/04Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a dividend of $0.03 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on October 28, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) The dividend is payable on November 26, 2004 to shareholders of record on November 12, 2004. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insur... 
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10/04/04Max Re Estimates Impact of Hurricanes on Third Quarter Earnings
HAMILTON, Bermuda, October 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that preliminary estimates indicate that the Company's 2004 third quarter earnings will be negatively impacted by $20 million to $25 million as a result of Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized risk financ... 
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09/15/04Max Re Establishes Property Underwriting Capability
HAMILTON, Bermuda, September 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that its subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., has increased its product offerings by the formation of a dedicated property division. This department will provide insurance and reinsurance solutions for large multi-national clients on a worldwide basis. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040915/MXW002) This business will be led by Louis A. Adanio, Senior Vice Presiden... 
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08/26/04Max Re Capital's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer to Present at KBW's 2004 Insurance Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak at Keefe Bruyette Woods' 2004 Insurance Conference, being held at The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street, New York City on September 8, 2004, at 10:30 am (EDT). (LOGO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRE... 
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08/23/04Max Re Estimates Hurricane Charley Impact of $6 Million - $9 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that preliminary estimates indicate that Hurricane Charley will negatively impact the Company's 2004 third quarter earnings by $6 million to $9 million. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers cu... 
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07/30/04Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a dividend of $0.03 per common share at a meeting of the Board held today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) The dividend is payable on August 27, 2004, to shareholders of record on August 13, 2004. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limit... 
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07/30/04Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces New Director
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the appointment of Mr. Peter A. Minton to its Board of Directors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Mr. Minton serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company's principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd. From 1999 to 2000, Peter served as Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Research for Scudder ... 
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07/30/04Max Re Ltd. Announces CEO Employment Contract
Hamilton, Bermuda-July 30, 2004 - Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that the Company renewed the employment contract of Robert J. Cooney to serve as its Chairman, President and CEO for a term of five years. Mr. Cooney stated, “Having established Max Re as a world class reinsurer and insurer in its first five years, I look forward to continuing to build the organization during the next five years.” Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiarie... 
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04/30/04Max Re Capital Announces New Director
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 30, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the election of Mr. W. Marston Becker to the Company's Board of Directors. (Logo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Mr. Becker has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Trenwick Group, Ltd., a Bermuda insurance company, since August 2002. Mr. Becker also has served as General Partner and Ch... 
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04/30/04Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 30, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.03 per common share at a meeting of the Board held today. (Logo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) The dividend is payable on May 26, 2004 to shareholders of record on May 14, 2004. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max I... 
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01/30/04Max Re Capital Announces Director Resignation
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the resignation of Mr. Stephan Bub from the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Bub's resignation is occasioned by his desire to pursue other interests. Mr. Bub has been a director of the Company since May 2001. Mr. Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President & CEO, stated, "We are sorry to see Stephan leave. He has made a valuable contribution to the Company during ... 
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01/30/04Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.03 per common share at a meeting of the Board held today. The dividend is payable on February 23, 2004, to shareholders of record on February 13, 2004. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized risk financ... 
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12/03/03Max Re Capital Ltd. Provides 2004 Operating Earnings Guidance
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the Bermuda Angle Conference, Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) provides 2004 Operating Earnings Guidance of $2.50 - $3.00 per share. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurers, to life and health insurers and large corporations. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re... 
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12/01/03Max Re Capital Ltd. Senior Management to Present at 12th Annual Bermuda Angle Insurance Analyst's Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd., (Nasdaq: MXRE) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, Keith S. Hynes, Chief Financial Officer, and N. James Tees, Senior Vice President & Treasurer, are scheduled to present at the 12th Annual Bermuda Angle Conference for Insurance Analysts being held at the Boca Raton Beach Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida (December 1 - 3, 2003). A live webcast of their presentation on W... 
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11/24/03Max Re Capital to Present at Friedman Billings Ramsey 10th Annual Investor Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, and N. James Tees, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, will speak at the Friedman Billings Ramsey 10th Annual Investor Conference, being held at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers at 9:30 am (EST), on Tuesday, December 2, 2003. The presentation will be webcast and may be accessed at: http://www.wallstreetwebca... 
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11/12/03Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer to Present at Wall Street Journal Transcript Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the Wall Street Journal Transcript's Investing in the Insurance Industry Conference being held at The Harvard Club in New York, on Monday, November 17, 2003, at 12:55 pm (EST). The presentation given by Mr. Hynes will be webcast and may be accessed at: http://www.wallstreet... 
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11/03/03Max Re Capital Ltd. Increases Quarterly Dividend Payment
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) voted to increase the Company's quarterly dividend to $0.03 per common share from $0.02 per common share. The dividend is payable on November 24, 2003 to shareholders of record on November 14, 2003. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized ... 
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08/25/03Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer To Present At KBW's 2003 Insurance Conference
Hamilton, Bermuda - August 25, 2003 - Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE: BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer will speak at Keefe Bruyette & Woods's 2003 Insurance Conference being held at The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street, 2nd Floor, New York City on September 3, 2003 at 3:20 pm (EST). The presentation given by Mr. Hynes will be webcast and may be accessed at: http://customer.nvglb.com/keef001/090303a_cy/ The presentation will ... 
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08/07/03Shareholders change Max Re’s by-laws
August 7, 2003 - Max Re Capital Ltd. last week announced that its shareholders had voted to change its by-laws to allow the company to exchange its subsidiary's securities for the parent company's shares in a bid to make their reporting clearer. Max Re has been subject to some unwanted scrutiny about the way it uses hedging to fund some of its reinsurance operations. With new focus on corporate governance in the United States, the company has come under pressure to make its complex financ... 
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08/04/03Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 4, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on July 25, 2003. The dividend is payable on August 18, 2003, to shareholders of record on August 8, 2003. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., Max Insurance Europe Limited and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized ris... 
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07/31/03Max Re Capital Receives Shareholder Approval of Bye-Law Amendments and Consummates Exchange
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 31, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that its shareholders, at a Special General Meeting of Shareholders held on July 30, 2003, approved certain amendments to the Company's Bye-Laws. As more fully explained in the Company's proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 27, 2003, the approved amendments provide, among other things, that with respect to any matter ... 
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07/15/03Max Re Receives Irish Insurance Authorzation
Hamilton, Bermuda - July 15, 2003 - Max Insurance Europe Limited (“Max Insurance”), a subsidiary of Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE, BSX: MXRE BH), has received authorization to conduct non-life insurance business in Ireland from the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority (IFRSA). Max Insurance intends to write excess casualty and professional lines business for corporate risk management accounts and will market its capabilities through professional international business intermediaries... 
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05/15/03Max Re Announces New Appointments
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announces the appointment of David Kalainoff as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer -- Traditional Reinsurance Operations of its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd. Mr. Kalainoff joins Max Re from Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, where he headed Specialty Casualty Treaty Operations. James C. ("Jim") Gray has joined the insurance team as Senior Vice Pres... 
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05/05/03Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on May 1, 2003. The dividend is payable on May 26, 2003 to shareholders of record on May 12, 2003. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd. and Max Re Europe Limited, offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurers, ... 
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03/10/03Max Re Capital's Chief Executive Officer to Present at the European Insurance Forum 2003
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer will be joining other top leaders in the insurance industry to present at the European Insurance Forum 2003 being hosted at the Jury Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Mr. Cooney is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on March 18, 2003 at 4.30 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Th... 
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02/26/03Max Re Capital's Chief Executive Officer to Present at the Annual AIFA Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 26, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to participate in a panel on "Finite Risk - The Buyers/Sellers Perspective" at the Annual Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts (AIFA) Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona, on March 3, 2003, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (M... 
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02/13/03Fitch Ratings Reaffirms A (Strong) Rating of Max Re
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb 13, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that Fitch Ratings has reaffirmed the A (Strong) rating of its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd. and Max Re Europe Limited. Fitch Ratings issued the following press release on February 6, 2003: "Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' insurer financial strength ratings of Max Re Ltd. (Max Re) and its wholly owned, Dublin-based subsid... 
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02/10/03Max Re Capital Completes Excess General Liability Team
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that its subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., has completed the core of its new excess general liability team with the hiring of Bernard W. Anckner and Michael S. Morgan as Senior Vice Presidents-Underwriters. They join Angelo M. Guagliano, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, who heads up the Company's Insurance Operations. The group underwrote e... 
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02/03/03Analyze That, article written by Robert Regis Hyle of TechDecisions for Insurance
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01/31/03Max Re Capital Announces Director Changes
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the resignation of Mr. William Goodell from the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Goodell's resignation is occasioned by his acceptance of a new position as President of the Robertson Foundation and General Counsel of Tiger Management LLC, consistent with the policies of those entities. Mr. Goodell was formerly Chief Administrative Officer of Moore ... 
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01/31/03Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held today. The dividend is payable on March 3, 2003 to shareholders of record on February 17, 2003. Max Re Capital Ltd., through its principal operating subsidiaries, Max Re Ltd., and Max Re Europe Limit, offers customized reinsurance solutions to property ... 
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01/28/03Max Re Launches Excess General Liability Insurance Unit
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that its subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., has launched a new business unit to provide excess general liability insurance. Max Re's financial strength and global capabilities make it a strong and attractive insurance choice from the outset. Max Re believes its experienced team will ensure responsiveness and rapid decisionmaking. "We see a tremendous oppor... 
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01/16/03Max Re Capital's Chief Executive Officer to Present at Salomon Smith Barney Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President & CEO will speak at the Salomon Smith Barney Financial Services Conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York on January 29, 2003, at 8:15 am eastern standard time. The presentation given by Mr. Cooney will be webcast and any interested investor may access the presentation at: http://www.veracast... 
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12/05/02Max Re Chief Financial Officer to speak at KBW 2002 Insurance Conference
Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer to Present at KBW's 2002 Insurance Conference HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & CFO, will speak at KBW's 2002 Insurance Conference being held at Le Parker Meridian, 119 West 56th Street, New York City on Tuesday, December 10, 2002, at 3.30 pm Eastern time. ... 
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11/18/02A.M. Best Affirms Rating of Max Re Ltd.
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2002--A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) of Max Re Ltd. (Max Re) (Hamilton, Bermuda), a wholly owned subsidiary of Max Re Capital (Nasdaq:MXRE) (Bermuda). The rating outlook is stable. The rating reflects Max Re's favorable risk-adjusted capitalization, experienced management team and integrated approach to asset liability management. The rating also acknowledges management's ability t... 
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11/01/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Initiates Fund of Funds Fee
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that its Board of Directors approved the initiation of a fund of funds fee to be paid to Moore Capital Management, Inc. beginning on January 1, 2003, for the investment management services provided to Max Re Diversified Strategies Ltd. ("MDS"). The fee will be 0.70% of assets held by MDS in alternative investments funds unaffiliated with Moore Capital Managem... 
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11/01/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Securities Purchase Program
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that its Board of Directors approved an additional $25 million share repurchase authorization of its outstanding common shares, the non-voting common shares of its subsidiary Max Re Ltd., and warrants to acquire either of these securities. This repurchase authorization is in addition to the $40 million of repurchase authorizations previously approved by the ... 
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11/01/02Max Re Capital Announces Director Changes
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the retirement of Mr. Peter J. Rackley from its Board of Directors. Mr. Rackley, Chairman and Group Executive Officer of Western International Financial Group Ltd., is retiring from the Board positions where he has represented Western International Financial Group, Ltd.'s interests. He has been a Director of the Company since December 1999. Mr. John L. M... 
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11/01/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held today. The dividend is payable on December 5, 2002 to shareholders of record on November 15, 2002. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurer... 
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10/09/02Max Re Grows its Business in Line with Market
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to market conditions, Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) is augmenting its business strategy. Max Re Ltd., the company's reinsurance operating subsidiary, was established late in 1999 with the initial goal of underwriting structured reinsurance products. Max Re now plans to write a greater volume of traditional reinsurance and insurance. The change has been prompted by the improvement of ... 
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10/09/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Executive Management to Present at 11th Annual Bermuda Angle Insurance Analysts' Conference
Oct 09, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- Robert J. Cooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Keith S. Hynes, EVP and Chief Financial Officer of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) are scheduled to present at the 11th Annual Bermuda Angle Conference for Insurance Analysts, being held at the Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel, Southampton, Bermuda (October 12-16, 2002). A live webcast of their presentation on Monda... 
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10/03/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Expects Third Quarter Net Operating Loss
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH), the Company, announced today that it expects to report a net operating loss for the three months ended September 30, 2002. The operating loss stems principally from the continued low return from the Company's alternative investment portfolio. While the Company's alternative investment portfolio produced a small positive return in the third quarter, it continues to fall sho... 
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09/09/02Max Re Capital to Expense Stock Options
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that it would expense the fair value of employee stock options starting January 1, 2003. The Company has been disclosing the cost of options in the footnotes to its financial statements, but investors want these expenses incorporated into operating results, and the Company will do so. Max Re Capital Ltd. estimates that under current accounting rule... 
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08/14/02Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer to Present at Wall Street Analyst Forum
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 14, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:MXRE)(BSX:MXRE BH) today announced that Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President & CFO will make a presentation to analysts and portfolio managers at The Wall Street Analyst Forum's Institutional Investor Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 10th, 2002 at 11:00 AM Eastern time. The presentation will be webcast and any interested investor may access the presentation at: http://media.corporate-ir.... 
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08/13/02Insurance Services Associates Ltd. is pleased to announce an agreement to be an Underwriting Service Provider for Max Re Ltd.
Insurance Services Associates Ltd. (ISA) is pleased to announce an agreement to be an Underwriting Service Provider for Max Re Ltd. whose A.M. Best's rating is A- with surplus in excess of $700 million writing against $900 million of capital. The target business is working layers of Workers Compensation/Occupational Accident for Per Person and Per Occurrence accounts attaching at a minimum of $100,000. Security information is available on the Max Re website at http://www.maxre.... 
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07/30/02Max Re Capital Announces Voluntary Compliance with SEC Financial Reporting Requirements
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE)(BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that the Company would voluntarily comply with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ruling calling for certification of Company filings with the Commission. Mr. Robert J. Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Keith S. Hynes, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, will voluntarily attest to reports filed with the SEC to comply with the SEC's order.... 
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07/30/02Max Re Capital and Insurance Associates Ltd. Announce Underwriting Service Provider Agreement
Insurance Services Associates Ltd. (ISA) is pleased to announce an agreement to be an Underwriting Service Provider for Max Re Ltd. whose A.M. Best's rating is A- with surplus in excess of $700 million writing against $900 million of capital. The target business is working layers of Workers Compensation/Occupational Accident for Per Person and Per Occurrence accounts attaching at a minimum of $100,000. Security information is available on the Max Re website at ... 
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07/29/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 29, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on July 26, 2002. The dividend is payable on August 26, 2002 to shareholders of record on August 12, 2002. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualt... 
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07/29/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Revises 2002 Earnings Guidance
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE)(BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that it is revising the November 2001 earnings guidance of $0.75 to $1.25 per share for the year 2002, to a range of $0.00 to $0.20 per share. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurers, to life and health insurers and large corporations. ... 
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07/10/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Expects Second Quarter Net Operating Loss
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 10, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE; BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that it expects to report a net operating loss for the three months ended June 30, 2002. The net operating loss is principally the result of the Company estimating a quarterly return of approximately 20 basis points from Max Re Diversified Strategies, Ltd. ("MDS"), the Company's fund of funds portfolio. Based on this estimated MDS return, the Company's net o... 
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05/06/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 6, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on May 3, 2002. The dividend is payable on May 31, 2002 to shareholders of record on May 17, 2002. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insure... 
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04/18/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Expected First Quarter Net Income
HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) announced today that it expects to report lower than anticipated net income per share of $0.02 to $0.06 for the three months ended March 31, 2002. A return of less than 50 basis points from Max Re Diversified Strategies, Ltd. ("MDS"), the Company's fund of funds portfolio, is the principal reason for the expected quarterly result. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-... 
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03/12/02Max Re Capital Increases Size of Board, Appoints New Director
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 12, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced the appointment of Mr. John R. Barber as director. Mr. Barber's appointment increases the size of the board from twelve to thirteen members. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Mr. Barber is the Managing Partner of Citigroup Private Equity, a division of Citigroup Investments Inc., a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc., where he... 
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02/12/02Max Re Capital Appoints New Director
HAMILTON, Feb 12, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Mr. William R. Goodell has been appointed to the Board of Directors, upon the resignation of Louis Bacon. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Mr. Goodell has served as an executive at Moore Capital Management, Inc. from January 2001 to the present. Prior to this, from May 1995 to July 2000, Mr. Goodell acted as General Counse... 
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02/08/02Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE-BH) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board of Directors. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) The dividend is payable on March 8, 2002 to shareholders of record February 22, 2002. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsid... 
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01/22/02Max Re Capital's President & Chief Executive Officer to Present at Salomon Smith Barney's Financial Services 2002 Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Mr. Robert J. Cooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, is to speak at Salomon Smith Barney's Financial Services Conference to be held later this month. (Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRE-a ) Mr. Cooney will present at 2:45 pm on January 30, 2002 at the Plaza Hotel, New York. The presentation will be web cast live, and can be... 
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01/18/02A.M. Best Assigns Initial Rating to Grand Central Re
January 18, 2002 - OLDWICK, N.J.- A.M. Best Co. has assigned an initial financial strength rating of A (Excellent) to Grand Central Re Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda, a strategic joint venture formed by Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank, AG [HVB] (DAX: HVMG) and Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) to support various aspects of their respective worldwide risk management businesses and operating activities. The rating reflects the company's strategic role as an essential part of HVB's global risk man... 
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01/15/02Max Re Capital's Chief Financial Officer to Present at The New York Society of Security Analysts Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced that Mr. Keith S. Hynes, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer is to speak at the 6th Annual New York Society of Security Analysts Conference to be held later this month. (Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Mr. Hynes will present at 2:05 pm on January 28, 2002, at the City Athletic Cl... 
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01/08/02Max Re Capital Announces Investment in DaVinci Re, New Global Property Catastrophe Reinsurer
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan 8, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) (BSX: MXRE BH) today announced a $50 million purchase of shares in DaVinci Re Holdings Ltd, and its operating subsidiary DaVinci Reinsurance Ltd. ("DaVinci Re"), the new Bermuda-based property catastrophe reinsurer, managed by Renaissance Underwriting Managers, Ltd. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010918/MXRELOGO-b ) Max Re joins RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR), State Fa... 
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12/11/01Max Re Capital Announces Secondary Listing on the Bermuda Stock Exchange
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec 11, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) announced today the approval of its application for a secondary listing of the Company's Common Shares on the Bermuda Stock Exchange ("BSX"), effective from December 10, 2001. The company will commence trading on the exchange on Monday, December 17, 2001 using the ticker symbol MXRE BH. Mr. Robert J. Cooney, Chairman, President and CEO, commented, "As a Bermuda based Company, and with many ... 
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11/05/01Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces 2002 Earnings Guidance
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- During Max Re Capital Ltd.'s (Nasdaq: MXRE) third quarter earnings release conference call today, the Company indicated an initial 2002 earnings guidance range of $0.75 to $1.25 per share. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insurers, to life and health insurers and large corporations. The above remarks about ... 
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11/05/01Max Re Capital Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per common share at a meeting of the Board held on November 2, 2001. The dividend is payable on December 5, 2001, to shareholders of record on November 16, 2001. Max Re Capital Ltd. through its principal operating subsidiary, Max Re Ltd., offers customized reinsurance solutions to property and casualty insur... 
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10/03/01Max Re Provides Updated Outlook on 2001 Earnings
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) announced today that it currently expects to report a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2001 in the range of $0.20 to $0.30 per share. Full year 2001 earnings are estimated to be in the range of a net loss of $0.30 per share to net income of $0.20 per share. The Company's net loss in the third quarter was caused directly and indirectly by the September 11th World Trade Cente... 
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10/01/01Max Re Capital Ltd. Senior Management to Present at 10th Annual Bermuda Angle Insurance Analysts' Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert J. Cooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, Keith S. Hynes, EVP & Chief Financial Officer and Peter A. Minton, EVP & Chief Risk Officer, of Max Re Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: MXRE) are scheduled to present at the 10th Annual Bermuda Angle Conference for Insurance Analysts, being held at the Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel, Southampton, Bermuda (October 2-4, 2001). A live webcast of their presentation on Thursday O... 
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09/27/01Max Re announces securities purchase program
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 27, 2001 - Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) announced that its board of directors has approved a purchase program to acquire up to $25 million of its outstanding common shares, the non-voting common shares of its subsidiary Max Re Ltd. and warrants to acquire either such securities. This repurchase authorization is in addition to the Company’s $15 million repurchase authorization of September 17, 2001, bringing the total authorized repurchases to $40 million... 
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09/27/01Max Re loss from World Trade Center
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 27, 2001 - Max Re Ltd., the operating subsidiary of Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) estimates $5 million of gross claims related to the World Trade Center tragedy. We expect that this number will be meaningfully reduced by reinsurance recoveries and additional premiums on the contracts exposed. A provision will be made for the $5 million gross claim amount in the Company’s third-quarter financial statements. The estimated claim amount is a result of... 
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09/17/01Max Re announces securities purchase program
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 17, 2001 - Max Re Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: MXRE) today announced that, in light of current market events, its board of directors has approved a purchase program to acquire up to $15 million of its outstanding common shares, the non-voting common shares of its subsidiary Max Re Ltd. and warrants to acquire either such securities. The authorization includes both open market purchases as well as private transactions from time to time. Securities purchased ... 
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09/12/01Announcement regarding terrorist tragedy
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 12, 2001 - Max Re Capital Ltd.’s (NASDAQ: MXRE) employees extend their deepest sympathies and prayers to those impacted by the September 11th terrorist acts. We are thankful that none of our employees, operations or asset managers were directly impacted by this tragedy. Insurance claims are clearly going to aggregate to many billions of dollars and stem from a wide variety of insurance coverages. The flow of these claims into the reinsurance market wil... 
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08/13/01Max Re IPO priced at $16 per share
Hamilton, Bermuda, August 13, 2001 - Max Re Capital Ltd., a Bermuda-based provider of reinsurance for both the life and annuity, including disability, and property and casualty markets, today announce that its initial public offering of 12,000,000 of its common shares has been priced at $16.00 per share. The company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 1,800,000 common shares to cover over-allotments, if any. The company’s shares are scheduled to begin trading tomorrow... 
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05/30/01HypoVereinsbank and Max Re establish new company
Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG (HypoVereinsbank) and Max Re Capital Ltd. today announced the incorporation of Grand Central Re Limited Hamilton, May 30, 2001 - Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG (HypoVereinsbank) and Max Re Capital Ltd. today announced the incorporation of Grand Central Re Limited, a Class 4 Bermuda insurance company with an initial shareholders’ equity of US$200 million. Under the terms of the shareholders’ agreements, HypoVereinsbank has invested US$185 milli... 
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05/16/01Chris Quinn joins Max Re
Hamilton, Bermuda, May 16, 2001 - Chris Quinn has joined Bermuda-based reinsurer Max Re Capital as Executive Vice President and Managing Director Max Re Europe, with responsibility for life,annuity and pensions business for European markets and will be based in the Dublin Office. Prior to joining Max Re, he was Managing Director at ING Barings in London and Head of Insurance Sector Finance, a business he developed and lead at ING over the last 9 years. Safe Harbor for Forward-Look... 
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04/20/01AmCOMP announces reinsurance transaction - NewsRe Company News
April 20, 2001 - AmCOMP, Incorporated, a Florida-domiciled insurance company that specializes in workers compensation insurance, today announced that it has entered into a quota share reinsurance agreement with Max Re Ltd. for its 2001 premium writings. AmCOMP will cede approximately $50,000,000 under the treaty, which was placed with Max Re by brokers Jardine Sayer & Company. AmCOMP has underwritten workers´ compensation insurance in Florida since 1982 and has expanded into the Midwest, Mid... 
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04/03/01Max Re Reports Earnings for First Full Year
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 3, 2001 - Max Re Capital Ltd. today announced results for its first full year of operations, ending December 31, 2000. Comprehensive income for the year, including the net unrealized appreciation of investments with fixed maturities, was $15.5 million. Net income for the year, excluding the net unrealized appreciation of investments with fixed maturities, was $8.7 million. While the Company was incorporated on July 8, 1999, it first commenced underwriting ope... 
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11/07/00Fitch assigns "A" rating to Max Re Ltd.
Hamilton, Bermuda, November 7, 2000 - Fitch, the international rating agency formed through the merger of Fitch IBCA and Duff & Pheips Credit Rating Co., has assigned an "A" insurer financial strength rating to Max Re Ltd., with a Stable Rating Outlook. Max Re is a Bermuda-based multi-line reinsurance/insurance company that was formed in July 1999 and commenced operations in January 2000. The Company is the principal subsidiary of Max Re Capital Ltd., a Bermuda-based insurance holding ... 
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10/24/00Max Re Launches Website
Hamilton, Bermuda, October 24, 2000 - Max Re is pleased to announce the launch of its website, which is located at www.maxre.bm. The site can also be accessed at www.maxrecapital.com, which is named for Max Re's parent company, Max Re Capital Ltd. Constantly updated, the site includes information about Max Re, the Bermuda reinsurance company, and its products, finances and staff. The site was conceived and built for Max Re by XOR Inc., working in consultation with Bermuda-based o... 
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09/08/00Max Re to reinsure UnumProvident LTD claims
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 8, 2000 - Bermuda-based Max Re Ltd. has entered into an agreement with UnumProvident Corporation (NYSE: UNM) for Max Re to reinsure the long duration long-term disability claims of The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, a UnumProvident subsidiary. The claims to be reinsured were incurred prior to January 1, 1996. The transaction transfers approximately $195 million of statutory reserves. Both companies expect the transaction to close in the third quarter... 
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09/08/00Review names Max Re Launch of Year
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 8, 2000 - Bermuda-based Max Re Ltd. has been named "Company Launch of the Year" by Review Magazine. Max Re, which started business in March 2000, has opened offices in Bermuda and Dublin and wrote just under $300 million in gross premiums in its first six months. The panel of judges for the prestigious Review annual awards comprised E. W. Blanch Jr., Gregson Carter, David Corben (Chairman), John Engestrom, Richard Meyer, Marie-Louise Rossi and G... 
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04/10/00Maximus Capital completes private financing
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 10, 2000 - Maximus Capital Holdings, Ltd., parent of Max Re Ltd., closed a second round of private equity financing on March 31, 2000. The company raised $178 million at its second closing, bringing total capital raised to $509 million. The new company offers customized multi-line reinsurance and insurance solutions and is headed by Robert J. Cooney, formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of XL Insurance Ltd. Max Re’s founding investors a... 
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01/05/00A.M. Best assigns A- rating to Max Re Ltd.
OLDWICK, N.J., January 5, 2000 - A.M. Best Co. has assigned a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) to Max Re Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda. The rating assignment follows the completion of an initial private offering by the insurer's parent organization, Maximus Capital Holdings, Ltd., Bermuda, through which it raised $331 million of equity capital. A.M. Best also anticipates that the parent will complete further offerings in the first quarter of 2000, thereby raising additional equity cap... 
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