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Monday, September 16, 2019

Continental Underwriters Ltd News

Fidelis Group Holdings Names Kirchhofer VP of Marine Division

Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH), with its subsidiary Continental Underwriters, Ltd., has hired John Kirchhofer as Vice President of its Marine Division. In this position, Kirchhofer will be responsible for expanding the group's brown water hull and primary marine liability geographical footprint, which will complement FGH's national inland marine and ocean cargo product lines, the company said. Kirchhofer will report directly to H. Elder Brown, Jr., Chairman of FGH and will be based in the group's New York City office located at 100 William Street.

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Fidelis Group Holdings Opens NY Office

Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH) with its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd. (CUL), a National Marine Insurance coverage and service company, opened its new flagship office located in Lower Manhattan, New York. H. Elder Brown, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of FGH commented, "We have been able to continue our growth pattern during these tough market conditions principally due to our proven business model and discerning hiring practices. The Lower Manhattan office is FGH's second location in New York and will compliment all of the groups existing product lines.

H. Elder Brown, Jr. (Photo courtesy: Fidelis Group)

Fidelis Group Launches Ocean Cargo Division

Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH) with its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd. announced  the formation of its new ocean cargo division. Doug Fischer and Crystal Prout were named Managing Directors of the division, utilizing the Company's existing national platform. The new Ocean Cargo division will be based out of FGH's Chicago office. H. Elder Brown, Jr., FGH's President and Chief Executive Officer, said in a company statement, "The senior talent of Doug and Crystal bring tremendous expertise to our new Ocean Cargo division.

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Fidelis Group Name Civisca Executive V-P

National marine and inland marine insurance coverage and service provider Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH), through its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd. informs it has appointed Mr. Michael L. Civisca as Executive Vice President. Civisca will oversee and continue building the company's expanding platform for its Marine and Inland Marine products as well as new lines of business throughout North America. He will be based out of the Company's New York office. FGH say that Mr. Civisca brings a wealth of experience to them having spent over thirty years in the insurance industry.

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Fidelis Launch Inland Marine Division

Fidelis Group Holdings, through its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd., a national marine Insurance coverage and service leader, announced today the formation of its new Inland Marine Division. Ed Helfers and Lisa Uzzo named Managing Directors. The new Inland Marine division will be based in the Company's New York office. H. Elder Brown, Jr., FGH's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said in a company statement, "We are excited to bring very senior, experienced talent into this new division of the Company.

Marine Insurance: Continental Introduce New Marketing Director

Continental Underwriters , Ltd., a subsidiary of Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC, a leading international provider for all classes of marine insurance coverages, announces that Ed Arbour III, has been appointed the Company's Director of Marketing. In this role, Arbour will join Teddy Boone and Elder Brown III in the execution of strategic marketing initiatives. Arbour has more than 35 years in insurance finance, marketing and production involving commercial property, casualty and marine insurance management. "Ed Arbour is a well-known and respected industry professional," said H.

Insights: H. Elder Brown, Jr.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Fidelis Group Holdings LLC and Continental Underwriters, Ltd. For those in the marine insurance and underwriting communities, H. Elder Brown, Jr. needs no introduction. That’s because over the course of the past 27 years, Brown has taken Continental Underwriters Ltd. (CUL) from a small family business to one of the largest brown water marine underwriters in the United States. More recently, Brown returned CUL to private ownership by purchasing CUL back from Houston Casualty Company in 2009.

FGH Expands Marine Insurance Capabilities

Fidelis Group Holdings LLC Announces Additional Excess Marine Liability Capacity For The Maritime Industry. Fidelis Group Holdings LLC (FGH) through its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd., a leader in providing Marine Insurance coverages and services, announced today details of their new $25,000,000 Excess Marine Liability facility for the maritime industry. The insurer for the program is Houston Casualty Company (NYSE: HCC) rated A+ by A.M. Best. The program is…

Fidelis Offers Additional Marine Insurance Excess Cover

Fidelis Group Holdings LLC offers a new US$25-million excess marine liability facility for the maritime industry. Fidelis Group Holdings LLC (FGH) through its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd., announce details of their new US$25,000,000 Excess Marine Liability facility for the maritime industry. The insurer for the program is Houston Casualty Company rated A+ by A.M. Best. The program is designed to write excess marine liability insurance including Bumbershoot Liability excess of acceptable underlying insurers.