New Appointments, Financial Results, Upcoming Earnings Releases and Investors Conferences Schedules - Research Report on XL

New Appointments, Financial Results, Upcoming Earnings Releases and Investors
    Conferences Schedules - Research Report on XL Group, Chubb, MGIC, Arch
                    Capital, and Medical Properties Trust

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NEW YORK, October 31, 2013

NEW YORK, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting XL Group
plc (NYSE: XL), The Chubb Corporation (NYSE: CB), MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:
MTG), Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACGL) and Medical Properties Trust Inc.
(NYSE: MPW). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

XL Group plc Research Report

On October 28, 2013, XL Group plc's (XL Group) reinsurance operations
announced that it has appointed Pamela Ross as Vice President, Property
Facultative. The Company informed that Ms. Ross will be responsible for the
management of XL Group's Property Facultative Reinsurance business in Asia and
Australasia. According to the Company, she will work under Alexander Galea,
Senior Vice President and Manager of XL Group's International Property
Facultative operations. David Watson, International Business Group Leader and
President and CEO of XL Re Europe Plc, commented, "Pamela's appointment marks
a significant development for our Property Facultative business and is an
important component in our strategy to increase our geographical footprint. We
are committed to providing brokers and cedents with first class service and
having a Property Facultative team based in Asia is an investment in
delivering on that commitment." Watson added, "Pamela's experience of working
with large, multinational clients as well as UK clients with multinational
exposures, combined with her excellent market contacts, equips her well for
this new role." The Full Research Report on XL Group plc - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/5a4e_XL]

The Chubb Corporation Research Report

On October 24, 2013, The Chubb Corporation (Chubb) announced that John D.
Finnegan, Chubb's Chairman, President and CEO, will remain in his current
roles until end of 2016. James M. Zimmerman, Chubb's Lead Director, commented,
"The Board's decision was based on its high level of satisfaction with Chubb's
overall performance since John Finnegan became CEO in December 2002. Under
John's leadership, the Company has achieved consistently strong operating
earnings notwithstanding unusually high catastrophe losses and, in more recent
years, unprecedented low interest rates. In addition to Chubb's strong
financial performance with John at Chubb's helm over the last ten-plus years.
Chubb also has enhanced its position as an employer of choice, has been
recognized by national organizations for its sustained commitment to
diversity, and has maintained its reputation for excellence in underwriting
and claims service." The Full Research Report on The Chubb Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/b8c6_CB]

MGIC Investment Corp. Research Report

On October 24, 2013, MGIC Investment Corp. (MGIC) announced that it has
appointed Cassandra C. Carr and Gary A. (Skip) Poliner to the Company's Board
of Directors. MGIC informed that both the newly appointed directors will be
members of the Audit Committee and Securities Investment Committee. Commenting
on the appointments, Curt Culver, MGIC Investment's Chairman and CEO, said,
"Their diverse business and management backgrounds will bring an important
perspective to MGIC as we consider the opportunities in our market." According
to MGIC, Ms. Carr is currently a consultant and was the Global Vice Chair of
Talent at Hill+Knowlton Strategies before leaving in 2012, while Gary A.
Poliner served as President of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, and
as a member of its Board of Trustees, till his retirement in June 2013. Full
Research Report on MGIC Investment Corp. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/01cc_MTG]

Arch Capital Group Ltd. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, Arch Capital Group Ltd. (Arch) reported its Q3 2013
financial results, with total revenue of $861.1 million, down 4.8 % YoY. Net
income available to common shareholders was $109.3 million, or $0.80 per
diluted share, compared to $184.2 million, or $1.33 per diluted share, for Q3
2012. The after-tax operating income available to common shareholders stood at
$149.2 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, compared to $120.2 million, or
$0.87 per diluted share, for Q3 2012. The Company stated that its after-tax
operating income available to common shareholders represented an annualized
return on average common equity of 11.9% for Q3 2013, compared to 9.9% for Q3
2012. Arch added that the net income available to common shareholders
translates to an annualized return on average common equity of 8.7% for Q3
2013, compared to 15.2% for Q3 2012. The Full Research Report on Arch Capital
Group Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/7a55_ACGL]

Medical Properties Trust Inc. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPT) announced that it
will report its Q3 2013 financial results in a press release on Tuesday,
November 5, 2013 before the market opens. MPT informed that on the same day it
will hold a conference call to review the Company's financial results, along
with a webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET. The Company stated that interested parties
can access a live webcast of the call via the Investor Relations section of
the Company's website, where a replay of the call will also be available
through November 19, 2013. The Full Research Report on Medical Properties
Trust Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/b890_MPW]

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