Alleghany Corporation Reports 2012 Third Quarter Results -- Notice

      Alleghany Corporation Reports 2012 Third Quarter Results -- Notice

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y) today
reported its 2012 third quarter results. A complete, full-text news release
for Alleghany's 2012 third quarter results is available on Alleghany's website
at and is also contained in a Current Report on Form 8-K
that has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the
"SEC") and is available on the SEC's website at

About Alleghany Corporation
Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y) creates stockholder value through the
ownership and management of operating subsidiaries and investments, anchored
by a core position in property and casualty reinsurance and insurance.
Alleghany's property and casualty subsidiaries include: Transatlantic
Holdings, Inc., a leading global reinsurance organization headquartered in New
York; RSUI Group, Inc., a national underwriter of specialty property and
liability insurance coverages; Capitol Transamerica Corporation, an
underwriter of specialty property, casualty and surety insurance coverages;
and Pacific Compensation Corporation, an underwriter of workers' compensation
insurance primarily in California.

SOURCE Alleghany Corporation

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