Allied World Asia-Pacific Launches Executive Forcefield ‘Side A DIC’

  Allied World Asia-Pacific Launches Executive Forcefield ‘Side A DIC’

Business Wire

ZUG, Switzerland -- August 20, 2013

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH) announced today that
Allied World’s Asia-Pacific platform has launched the Executive ForceField
product to provide a new level of protection for company Directors and
Officers in the Asia-Pacific region. Executive ForceField provides broad Side
A coverage for non-indemnified loss, and is available on either a primary or
excess basis.

Ben Howell, Vice President, Head of Professional Lines for Asia-Pacific
commented, “The launch of Executive ForceField furthers our commitment to
being the leading edge provider of innovative professional liability solutions
in the Asia-Pacific region. Executive ForceField offers enhanced protection
for company Directors and Officers and should form an integral part of any
managerial liability insurance solution.”

“Executive ForceField provides coverage for non-indemnified loss which is
broader than typical Directors and Officers liability policies. The policy has
an expanded definition of what is considered a loss and offers a range of
responses for differences in conditions. Allied World has a long history with
this product, making the company the ideal Side A DIC solution provider for
its partners and clients.”

For more information on Executive ForceField please contact Ben Howell at

About Allied World

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and
brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property,
casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World
offers superior client service through a global network of offices and
branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries
are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's,
and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and Fitch.

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Allied World
Noelle Campbell, +1-646-794-0544
Faye Cook, +1-441-278-5406
Sarah Doran, +1-646-794-0590
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