Admiral Group Selects Guidewire Systems for Underwriting, Policy Administration, and Billing

  Admiral Group Selects Guidewire Systems for Underwriting, Policy
  Administration, and Billing

Guidewire PolicyCenter® and Guidewire BillingCenter® to help market leading UK
     direct car insurer increase its business agility and speed to market

Business Wire

CARDIFF, Wales & FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- March 14, 2014

Admiral Group plc (Admiral), one of the largest car insurance providers in the
United Kingdom, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of
software products to general insurers, today announced that Admiral has
selected Guidewire PolicyCenter® as its new policy administration solution,
and Guidewire BillingCenter® to manage its billing operations.

As the first insurer in the UK to offer MultiCar insurance, Admiral is
well-known in the industry for being innovative. The organization sought a
flexible and modern technology platform, and selected PolicyCenter and
BillingCenter to help enable it to bring products to market quickly and

“We were looking for policy and billing systems that would allow us to make
product changes quickly and easily,” said Charlotte Bennett, Head of IT,
Admiral Group. “The out-of-the-box functionality and flexible architecture
provided by PolicyCenter and BillingCenter will enable us to develop and
change our products faster.”

“In addition, we were very impressed with how PolicyCenter and BillingCenter
handled MultiCar insurance, the capabilities the systems provide for future
innovation, as well as with the experience and dedication of the Guidewire
team,” continued Bennett.

PolicyCenter and BillingCenter will enable Admiral to:

  *Increase operational efficiencies to more easily and quickly implement
    product and system changes;
  *Easily configure the solutions’ features and functionality to address the
    organization’s specific requirements and innovations, while adopting
    out-of-the-box business best practices; and
  *Standardize policy administration and billing practices for consistency
    and accuracy.

“We are pleased that Admiral has selected PolicyCenter and BillingCenter to
support their dedication to growth and continuous transformation,” said Keith
Stonell, Managing Director, EMEA, Guidewire Software. “We are excited to help
Admiral extend its reputation in these areas and achieve its strategic

Guidewire PolicyCenter® is a flexible underwriting and policy administration
system that enables Property/Casualty insurers to grow business profitably by
improving efficiency, while responding with agility to market opportunities
and enhancing relationships with brokers and customers. Designed to support
both commercial and personal lines, PolicyCenter helps insurers streamline
front and back office processes, from new business and quoting through policy
renewals. PolicyCenter is available as a standalone system or as part of
Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, and can be integrated to an insurer’s legacy
systems or third party applications.

Guidewire BillingCenter® is a comprehensive billing and receivables management
system built on the core design principles of automation, control and
flexibility. BillingCenter allows you to deliver insurance your way by making
it easier to automate the billing lifecycle; design flexible billing, payment
and delinquency plans; and enable rapid integration with external payment
systems. BillingCenter is available as a standalone system or as part of
Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, and can be integrated to a general insurer’s legacy
systems or third party applications.

About Admiral Group plc

Admiral Group plc, through its subsidiary company EUI Limited, principally
sells private motor insurance and associated products, such as cover for
breakdown, car hire and personal injury. EUI Limited markets directly to the
public in the UK through its four core brands: Admiral,,
Diamond, and Bell. Admiral Group plc employs 7,000 people and has 3.7 million
customers worldwide. Admiral Group is Wales’ only FTSE 100 Company. Group
turnover was £2.0 billion (2012: £2.2 billion). In 2014 Admiral was named the
second best big company to work for in the UK and in 2013 Admiral was the
second best multinational workplace in Europe.

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire builds software products that help Property/Casualty insurers
replace their legacy core systems and transform their business. Designed to be
flexible and scalable, Guidewire products enable insurers to deliver excellent
service, increase market share and lower operating costs. Guidewire
InsuranceSuite™ provides the core systems used by insurers as operational
systems of record. Additional products provide support for data management,
business intelligence, anytime/anywhere access and guidance and monitoring.
More than 150 Property/Casualty insurers around the world have selected
Guidewire. For more information, please visit Follow us on
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Guidewire Software, Inc.
Diana Stott, +1-650-356-4941
Director, Communications
Admiral Group
Louisa Scadden, 02920434394
Communications Director
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