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Kinsale Named As One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for the Seventh Consecutive Year!

February 21st, 2017

Richmond, VA – February 21, 2017. Kinsale Insurance Company was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of “Best Places to Work” was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This is the seventh consecutive year Kinsale has been honored with the distinction. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefitting the state’s economy, its work force and businesses. The ranking of the annual Best Places to Work in Virginia will be unveiled and published in the February 2017 issue of Virginia Business.

Kinsale Announces Underwriting Promotions

February 20th, 2017

Kinsale Announces Underwriting Promotions

February 15, 2017

Click here to view this article on The Globe Newswire Website.

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ:KNSL), announced today the promotions of Benjamin F. Pully and Clayton W. Rhoades to Senior Vice President.  Brian Haney, Chief Operating Officer, stated, “Ben and Clay’s leadership, dedication, and expertise have greatly contributed to Kinsale’s development from a start-up operation to a mature company.  These well-deserved promotions better position Kinsale for the future.”

Mr. Pully has responsibility for Kinsale’s Allied Health, Health Care and Life Sciences Divisions.  Prior to joining Kinsale, Mr. Pully held actuarial and leadership positions with James River Insurance Company, Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association and The Reciprocal Group.  Mr. Pully earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics/Statistics and a minor in Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Mr. Rhoades has responsibility for Kinsale’s Management Liability, Professional Liability and Public Entity Divisions.  Prior to joining Kinsale, Mr. Rhoades held various leadership and underwriting assignments within Argo Pro and Colony Specialty, member companies of Argo Group.  Mr. Rhoades earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also holds the Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) and Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designations.

Mr. Pully and Mr. Rhoades are employees of Kinsale Management, Inc., the management services company of Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.  The Underwriting Divisions that Mr. Pully and Mr. Rhoades lead are Divisions within Kinsale Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

About Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is a specialty insurance group headquartered in Richmond, VA, focusing on the excess and surplus lines market.

Contacts:
Kinsale Insurance Company
Bob Neal, 804-289-1318
bob.neal@kinsaleins.com

Kinsale’s Public Entity Division Introduces Educational Institution Liability Coverage

January 9th, 2017

Kinsale’s Public Entity Division Introduces Educational Institution Liability Coverage

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RICHMOND, Va., Jan 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kinsale Insurance Company (Kinsale), a subsidiary of Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNSL), announced it is now offering Educational Institution (School Board) Liability Coverage through its Public Entity Division.  The Division targets Hard-to-Place/Distressed Educational Institution risks that are typically non-renewed due to claim activity or having other tough characteristics. Typical accounts will include small to mid-size schools including those up to a maximum of 5,000 students.  Student populations greater than 5,000 should be discussed with a Kinsale Public Entity Underwriter.

Kinsale provides coverage for losses that an insured educator or an educational institution is obligated to pay for a claim arising out of a Wrongful Act.  In addition, Employment Practices Coverage is included for most policies.  Primary and Excess limits are available up to $5,000,000 on eligible accounts.

Per Clay Rhoades, Kinsale Vice President, “Educational Institution Liability Coverage is the second product that we have introduced in our new Public Entity Division.  Additional products will continue to be added as the Division expands in the future.”

About Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kinsale Insurance Company (Kinsale) and is headquartered in Richmond, VA. Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks. A. M. Best has assigned Kinsale a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent). Kinsale’s Financial Size Category is Class VIII. For further information, please contact Bob Neal at 804-289-1318 or bob.neal@kinsaleins.com.

Contacts

Kinsale Insurance Company, Inc.
Bob Neal
804-289-1318
bob.neal@kinsaleins.com

Kinsale Announces Private Company/Organization Directors & Officers Product

November 17th, 2016

Kinsale Announces Private Company/Organization Directors & Officers Product

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RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kinsale Insurance Company, Inc. today announced the release of their Private Company/Organization Directors & Officers product. The Kinsale Management Liability Team can consider the coverage on a stand-alone basis or packaged with our Employment Practices Liability and Fiduciary Liability products. Coverage is written non-admitted on a Claims-made and Reported Coverage form with up to $5,000,000 limit capacity on a primary basis.

The Kinsale Management Liability Division targets hard-to place/distressed accounts that may have a poor loss history, problematic financials, or that operate in tough industries. Target classes include Construction, Consulting Firms, Manufacturing (including pharmaceutical), Oil & Gas, Property Management, Technology Firms, Transportation and Wholesalers/Distributors. 

Division Manager of Kinsale’s Management Liability Division Greg Call commented, “We are excited to offer this new product to our clients. Even in what could be described as a crowded marketplace, there are always hard-to-place accounts needing a solution.”

Coverage options are available for additional executive limits, crisis management response, derivative demand costs, punitive damages, and more. Coverage can be tailored to fit an individual account. Prior Acts can be considered on most accounts.

About Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kinsale Insurance Company and is headquartered in Richmond, VA. Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks. A. M. Best has assigned Kinsale a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent). Kinsale’s Financial Size Category is Class VIII. For further information, please contact Bob Neal at 804-289-1318 or bob.neal@kinsaleins.com.

Contacts

Kinsale Insurance Company, Inc.
Bob Neal
804-289-1318
bob.neal@kinsaleins.com

Kinsale Now Writing Health Care Providers Required to Participate in MCARE

November 16th, 2016

RICHMOND, VA – September 8, 2016. Kinsale’s Health Care Division is writing Pennsylvania Physicians and Surgeons that are required to participate in MCARE. Individual Physicians/Surgeons, Group Practices and Locum Tenens’ risks are eligible. Kinsale targets providers with prior claim experience, board actions, gaps in practice and/or in coverage. As an additional benefit to our Brokers, we have the capability to complete all necessary filings and make payment directly to MCARE.

Please contact Kinsale’s Health Care team for more information.

Ben Pully, Vice President. (804) 289-1317. ben.pully@kinsaleins.com
Eric Gentry, Division Manager. (804) 289-1385. eric.gentry@kinsaleins.com
Anna Horner, Executive Underwriter. (804) 289-1325. anna.horner@kinsaleins.com
Kristina Burkhardt, Underwriter. (804) 289-1345. kristina.burkhardt@kinsaleins.com
Matt Waller, Underwriter. (804) 289-1352. matt.waller@kinsaleins.com

Submission Address: hc@kinsaleins.com

Kinsale Launches Products Pollution Liability Policy

July 29th, 2016

RICHMOND, VA – July 26, 2016. Kinsale Insurance Company’s Environmental Division has launched its newest coverage form with their PRODUCTS POLLUTION LIABILITY POLICY.

Stu Samuel, Kinsale Senior Vice President stated; “With increasing frequency, we are seeing insurance carriers writing Products Liability Coverage with an Absolute Pollution Exclusion. That presents a very serious coverage gap for companies in many industries. Our new Products Pollution Liability Policy fills an important need left open by these other carriers.”

The policy form can cover Bodily Injury, Property Damage and Clean-Up Costs. Coverage is available to a wide range of industries and products on either a Claims-made or Occurrence basis. Minimum premiums can be as low as $3,500.

For questions, contact:

Stu Samuel at 804-289-1313 or stuart.samuel@kinsaleins.com

Brand Rodenberg at 804-289-1381 or brand.rodenberg@kinsaleins.com

Jimmy Mackey at 804-289-1362 or jimmy.mackey@kinsaleins.com

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering

July 28th, 2016

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering 

July 27, 2015

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RICHMOND, Va.–(GLOBE NEWS WIRE)–Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNSL) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 6,600,000 shares of common stock at a price of $16.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on July 28, 2016 under the symbol “KNSL.”

Kinsale is offering 5,000,000 shares of common stock and the selling stockholders named in the prospectus are offering 1,600,000 shares of common stock. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 990,000 shares of common stock from the selling stockholders. Kinsale will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholders.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and William Blair & Company, L.L.C. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. RBC Capital Markets, LLC is also acting as a joint book-running manager for the offering. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Dowling & Partners Securities LLC and Moelis & Company LLC are acting as co-managers. This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus, when available, may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at 1-866-803-9204, or William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60606, or by telephone at 1-800-621-0687 or email at prospectus@williamblair.com.

The registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kinsale Insurance Company and is headquartered in Richmond, VA. Kinsale Insurance is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks.

Contacts

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.
Bryan Petrucelli
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
804-289-1272
ir@kinsalecapitalgroup.com

A.M. Best Affirms Rating of Kinsale Insurance Company

June 15th, 2016

RICHMOND, VA – June 14, 2016. Effective immediately A. M. Best Company has affirmed Kinsale Insurance Company’s financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the issuer creditor rating (ICR) of a-. The outlook for both ratings is stable. Kinsale has had the A- (Excellent) rating affirmed every year since the company was founded in March 2010.

A. M. Best notes the ratings are based on “Kinsale’s solid risk adjusted capitalization, above average liquidity and the strong track record of the management team.”

Kinsale Insurance Company, a specialty Property & Casualty insurance company, is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. The company is eligible to write business on a surplus lines basis in all states and the District of Columbia. Kinsale writes a broad array of “hard-to-place” Property, Casualty, Professional and Specialty lines of business. For further information, contact Bob Neal at 804-289-1318 or bob.neal@kinsaleins.com.

Kinsale Insurance Names Stephen Manahan To Lead Excess & Surplus Lines Property

April 21st, 2016

April 20, 2016

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RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kinsale Insurance Company is pleased to announce that Stephen Manahan has been named Senior Vice President of Excess & Surplus Lines Property. He will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of Kinsale’s Property and Inland Marine efforts.

Stephen was most recently a Senior Vice President with a start-up Property managing general agency. Prior to that position, he was Senior Vice President of a large national specialty carrier with full profit and loss responsibility for their $226M excess and surplus lines Property business. Stephen has also held various property underwriting and management positions with two other national insurance carriers. He was educated at Oatlands College in Dublin, Ireland.

“We are pleased to welcome Stephen to Kinsale,” said Brian Haney, Kinsale Chief Operating Officer. “Stephen is a proven leader with an excellent track record and a tremendous depth of experience in E&S property underwriting. He further enhances the talent of the Kinsale team.”

About Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kinsale Insurance Company and is headquartered in Richmond, VA. Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks. A. M. Best has assigned Kinsale a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent). Kinsale’s Financial Size Category is Class VIII. For further information, please contact Bob Neal at 804-289-1318 or bob.neal@kinsaleins.com.

Contacts

Kinsale Insurance Company
Bob Neal, 804-289-1318
bob.neal@kinsaleins.com

Greg Call Joins Kinsale To Lead Management Liability Division

April 7th, 2016

April 7, 2016

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RICHMOND, Va.–()–Kinsale Insurance Company is pleased to announce that Greg Call has joined the company to lead our Management Liability Division. In this role, Greg will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of Kinsale’s existing Employment Practices Liability and Directors & Officers products.

Clay Rhoades, Kinsale Vice President of Management Liability, Professional Liability and Public Entity stated; “Greg’s product development and underwriting experience further enhances the talent and expertise of our team. We are pleased to welcome him to Kinsale.”

Greg has fifteen (15) years of Management Liability underwriting experience in all geographic areas of the United States. Prior to joining Kinsale, Greg was an Assistant Vice President with a large national insurer that specializes in Management Liability and has held management/underwriting positions with two other large national carriers involved in the segment. Greg earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication from the University of Puget Sound.

About Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kinsale Insurance Company and is headquartered in Richmond, VA. Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks. A. M. Best has assigned Kinsale a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent). Kinsale’s Financial Size Category is Class VIII. For further information, please contact Bob Neal at 804-289-1318 or bob.neal@kinsaleins.com.

Contacts

Kinsale Insurance Company
Bob Neal, 804-289-1318
bob.neal@kinsaleins.com