HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a specialty insurer with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. The Company underwrites a variety of relatively non-correlated specialty lines of business in approximately 180 countries, including property and casualty, accident and health, surety, credit and aviation. Insurance products are marketed through a network of independent agents and brokers, managing general agents and directly to consumers. Its businesses are managed through five underwriting segments and its Investing segment. Its underwriting segments include U.S. Property & Casualty, Professional Liability, Accident & Health, U.S. Surety & Credit and International. The Company offers over 100 classes of specialty insurance. In January 2012, the Company merged its wholly owned subsidiaries Pioneer General Insurance Company with and into American Contractors Indemnity Company.
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