LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED: Notice of AGM and Annual Report 2012

LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED: Notice of AGM and Annual Report 2012
LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED                           
21 March 2013
London, UK 
                 Notice of AGM and Annual Report 2012                       
Lancashire Holdings Limited (the "Company") will hold its Annual General
Meeting ("AGM") on 1 May 2013 commencing at 1:30pm (UK time) at its head
office, Level 11, Vitro, 60 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4AD. Notice of the
AGM ("AGM Notice"), a form of proxy, a form of direction for holders of
depository interests and the annual report and accounts for the year ended 31
December 2012 were posted to shareholders on 20 March 2013. 
Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.3, copies of the Company's annual report and
accounts 2012 and AGM Notice have been submitted to the National Storage
Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/
nsm.do 
Copies of the AGM Notice and the annual report and accounts 2012 are also
available on the Company's website, www.lancashiregroup.com 
For further information, please contact: 
Lancashire Holdings Limited            +44 20 7264 4145                      
Christopher Head                       chris.head@lancashiregroup.com         
                                                                         
Jonny Creagh-Coen                      +44 20 7264 4066                       
                                   jcc@lancashiregroup.com                
                                                                         
Haggie Partners                        +44 20 7417 8989                      
Peter Rigby                            (Peter Rigby mobile +44 7803851426)    
Investor enquiries and questions can also be directed to
info@lancashiregroup.com or by accessing the Group's website
www.lancashiregroup.com. 
About Lancashire 
Lancashire, through its UK and Bermuda-based operating subsidiaries, is a
global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products. The Group
companies carry the following ratings: 


                              Financial        Long Term Issuer Outlook        
                              Strength                                         
                                               Rating (2)                      
                              Rating (1)                                       


                                                                           
A.M. Best                     A                bbb              Stable          
                                                                           
Standard & Poor's             A-               BBB              Stable          
                                                                           
Moody's                       A3               Baa2             Stable          
(1)Financial Strength Rating applies to Lancashire Insurance Company Limited
and Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited 
(2) Long Term Issuer Rating applies to Lancashire Holdings Limited 
Lancashire has capital in excess of $1 billion and its common shares trade on
the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol LRE.
Lancashire has its corporate headquarters and mailing address at Level 11,
Vitro, 60 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4AD, United Kingdom and its registered
office at Power House, 7 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda. 
For more information on Lancashire, visit the Company's website at
www.lancashiregroup.com 
Lancashire Insurance Company Limited is regulated by the Bermuda Monetary
Authority in Bermuda. 
Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited is regulated by the Financial
Services Authority in the UK. 
NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: 
CERTAIN STATEMENTS AND INDICATIVE PROJECTIONS (WHICH MAY INCLUDE MODELED LOSS
SCENARIOS) MADE IN THIS RELEASE OR OTHERWISE THAT ARE NOT BASED ON CURRENT OR
HISTORICAL FACTS ARE FORWARD-LOOKING IN NATURE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
STATEMENTS CONTAINING THE WORDS 'BELIEVES', 'ANTICIPATES', 'PLANS', 'PROJECTS',
'FORECASTS', 'GUIDANCE', 'INTENDS', 'EXPECTS', 'ESTIMATES', 'PREDICTS', 'MAY',
'CAN', 'WILL', 'SEEKS', 'SHOULD', OR, IN EACH CASE, THEIR NEGATIVE OR
COMPARABLE TERMINOLOGY. ALL STATEMENTS OTHER THAN STATEMENTS OF HISTORICAL
FACTS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE REGARDING THE TAX RESIDENCY OF THE
COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES (THE "GROUP"), ITS FINANCIAL POSITION, RESULTS OF
OPERATIONS, LIQUIDITY, PROSPECTS, GROWTH, CAPITAL MANAGEMENT PLANS, BUSINESS
STRATEGY, PLANS AND OBJECTIVES OF MANAGEMENT FOR FUTURE OPERATIONS (INCLUDING
DEVELOPMENT PLANS AND OBJECTIVES RELATING TO THE GROUP'S INSURANCE BUSINESS)
ARE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. SUCH FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS INVOLVE KNOWN
AND UNKNOWN RISKS, UNCERTAINTIES AND OTHER IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE
THE ACTUAL RESULTS, PERFORMANCE OR ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE GROUP TO BE MATERIALLY
DIFFERENT FROM FUTURE RESULTS, PERFORMANCE OR ACHIEVEMENTS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED
BY SUCH FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. 
THESE FACTORS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: THE NUMBER AND TYPE OF INSURANCE
AND REINSURANCE CONTRACTS THAT THE GROUP WRITES; THE PREMIUM RATES AVAILABLE AT
THE TIME OF SUCH RENEWALS WITHIN THE GROUP'S TARGETED BUSINESS LINES; THE LOW
FREQUENCY OF LARGE EVENTS; UNUSUAL LOSS FREQUENCY; THE IMPACT THAT THE GROUP'S
FUTURE OPERATING RESULTS, CAPITAL POSITION AND RATING AGENCY AND OTHER
CONSIDERATIONS HAVE ON THE EXECUTION OF ANY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INITIATIVES; THE
POSSIBILITY OF GREATER FREQUENCY OR SEVERITY OF CLAIMS AND LOSS ACTIVITY THAN
THE GROUP'S UNDERWRITING, RESERVING OR INVESTMENT PRACTICES HAVE ANTICIPATED;
THE RELIABILITY OF, AND CHANGES IN ASSUMPTIONS TO, CATASTROPHE PRICING,
ACCUMULATION AND ESTIMATED LOSS MODELS; THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE GROUP'S LOSS
LIMITATION METHODS; LOSS OF KEY PERSONNEL; A DECLINE IN THE GROUP'S OPERATING
SUBSIDIARIES' RATING WITH A.M. BEST, STANDARD & POOR'S, MOODY'S OR OTHER RATING
AGENCIES; INCREASED COMPETITION ON THE BASIS OF PRICING, CAPACITY, COVERAGE
TERMS OR OTHER FACTORS; A CYCLICAL DOWNTURN OF THE INDUSTRY; THE IMPACT OF A
DETERIORATING CREDIT ENVIRONMENT FOR ISSUERS OF FIXED INCOME INVESTMENTS; THE
IMPACT OF SWINGS IN MARKET INTEREST RATES AND SECURITIES PRICES; A RATING
DOWNGRADE OF, OR A MARKET DECLINE IN, SECURITIES IN THE GROUP'S INVESTMENT
PORTFOLIO; CHANGES IN GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS OR TAX LAWS IN JURISDICTIONS
WHERE THE GROUP CONDUCTS BUSINESS; LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED OR ITS 
BERMUDIAN SUBSIDIARY BECOMING SUBJECT TO INCOME TAXES IN THE UNITED STATES OR
THE BERMUDIAN SUBSIDIARY BECOMING SUBJECT TO INCOME TAXES IN THE UNITED
KINGDOM; THE UK TEMPORARY PERIOD EXEMPTION UNDER THE CFC REGIME FAILING TO
REMAIN IN FORCE FOR THE PERIOD INTENDED; THE INAPPLICABILITY TO THE GROUP OF
SUITABLE EXCLUSIONS FROM THE NEW UK CFC REGIME; ANY CHANGE IN THE UK GOVERNMENT
OR THE UK GOVERNMENT POLICY WHICH IMPACTS THE NEW CFC REGIME; AND THE NEGATIVE
IMPACT IN ANY MATERIAL WAY OF THE CHANGE IN TAX RESIDENCE OF LANCASHIRE
HOLDINGS LIMITED ON ITS STAKEHOLDERS. 
THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS SPEAK ONLY AS AT THE DATE OF PUBLICATION.
LANCASHIRE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY OBLIGATION OR UNDERTAKING (SAVE AS REQUIRED
TO COMPLY WITH ANY LEGAL OR REGULATORY OBLIGATIONS (INCLUDING THE RULES OF THE
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE)) TO DISSEMINATE ANY UPDATES OR REVISIONS TO ANY
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS TO REFLECT ANY CHANGES IN THE GROUP'S EXPECTATIONS
OR CIRCUMSTANCES ON WHICH ANY SUCH STATEMENT IS BASED. 
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