Alleghany Corporation to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Insurance Conference

  Alleghany Corporation to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014                              Insurance Conference  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014  NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y) announced today that Weston M. Hicks, its President and chief executive officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Insurance Conference on February 12, 2014. The presentation is expected to begin at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will include an overview of Alleghany's businesses, a discussion of its financial condition and its outlook going forward.  A live audio webcast and accompanying presentation materials will be available at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/insurance2014/id72113192632.cfm. A replay of the webcast will be available on the site beginning approximately one hour after conclusion of the live event and for 90 days thereafter.  About Alleghany Corporation  Alleghany Corporation (NYSE-Y) creates value through owning and managing 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 reinsurer; RSUI Group, Inc., a national underwriter of property and liability specialty insurance coverages; Capitol Transamerica Corporation, an underwriter of commercial property, casualty and surety insurance coverages; and Pacific Compensation Corporation, an underwriter of workers' compensation insurance primarily in California.  For more information, please contact:  Jeff Majtyka/Mike Smargiassi Brainerd Communicators, Inc. 212-986-6667  SOURCE Alleghany Corporation  Website: http://www.alleghany.com