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GLOBAL INDEMNITY plc
Investment Committee Charter

I. Purpose

The Investment Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Global Indemnity plc (the “Company”) is responsible for overseeing investments of the Company.

II. Composition

The Committee shall have at least two members.

III. Meetings and Procedures

The Committee shall meet at least quarterly and more frequently as circumstances require. At each meeting, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer shall report to the Committee about the Company’s investments and confirm if such investments were made in compliance with the investment guidelines established by the Committee.

The Committee may request that any directors, officers, or employees of the Company, or other persons whose advice and counsel are sought by the Committee, attend any meeting of the Committee and/or provide such pertinent information as the Committee requests.

If the Board does not elect a chairperson of the Committee (the “Chairperson”), the members of the Committee may designate a Chairperson by majority vote of the full Committee. The Chairperson or a majority of the members of the Committee may call special meetings of the Committee.

At each regularly scheduled meeting of the Board, the Committee shall deliver a report to the Board that describes all of the material actions taken by the Committee since the prior regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.

The Committee shall fix its own rules of procedure, which shall be consistent with the Company’s Memorandum & Articles of Association (as amended or restated from time to time) and this Charter.

IV. Responsibilities and Duties of the Investment Committee

The Committee shall have the following responsibilities, duties, and authority:
  • Establish and review the Company’s investment guidelines.
  • Select Investment Managers to be used to oversee the Company’s investments.
  • Review the performance of the Investment Managers on an annual basis.
  • Review the Committee’s performance periodically.
  • Review and reassess the adequacy of the Committee’s charter periodically and recommend to the Board any appropriate changes.
  • Perform such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned to the Committee, from time to time, by the Board.

V. Investigations and Studies; Outside Advisors

The Committee may conduct or authorize investigations into or studies of matters within the scope of the Committee’s duties and responsibilities, and may retain, at the Company’s expense, such experts and other professionals as it deems necessary.

Committee Members
Committee MemberSaul A. Fox
Committee MemberSeth  J.  Gersch
ChairpersonJames W. Crystal
Investment Committee


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