BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE– Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced today its intention
Expands North American Transactional Liability Insurance Business
in the United Kingdom and Europe and appointed Ed Martin to the position of Chief
Transactional Liability, United Kingdom and Europe.

"As a need for solutions to the risks and uncertainties related to the management of
transactions continues to grow, BHSI is pleased to put on the market the
local skills, financial strength and the ability to
in the UK and throughout Europe to respond quickly and effectively.
strategically, to Mergers, Acquisitions and other exposures
transactions, "said Robert Underhill, Executive Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
Transactional Liability, BHSI. "Ed is a stellar addition to our
expand the transactional responsibility team around the world. "

"Our capabilities in the UK, throughout Europe and around the world
continue to grow to help our customers cope with the pressing risks ",
said Chris Colahan, head of United Kingdom and Europe, BHSI. "This latest expansion
follows BHSI's well-established growth model: we grow where and when we grow
can offer outstanding expertise and deliver significant long-term results
solutions, supported by our stable capacity and financial strength. "

BHSI will provide warranty and indemnity, tax liability and eventual
Insurance in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe. The company also provides
Declarations and Warranties, Contingent Liability and Class Actions
Settlement Insurance in the United States and Canada.

Ed joins BHSI from global group Enstar, a global specialist in storage and storage solutions
Limit. At Enstar, Ed was the leading lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions
alongside Enstar's mergers and acquisitions team. Before joining Enstar, Ed was
Of Counsel at Norton Rose (now Norton Rose Fulbright) with their London representative
Insurance team of companies and regulatory bodies. Ed qualified as a lawyer in
England and Wales in 2000.

Ed will be based in the BHSI offices in London.

In Europe, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance operates within the framework of
Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited ("BHIIL"), a
Incorporated England and Wales, LLC, Registration
Number 3230337 and 4th Floor Head Office, 8 Fenchurch Place,
London EC3M 4AJ, United Kingdom. BHIIL is a subsidiary of Berkshire
Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company ("BHSIC") (
who provides commercial, marine, accident, health
professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety,
travel insurance, programs, health insurance and home insurance. BHSIC and
BHIIL are part of the Berkshire Hathaway National Compensation Group
insurance companies, which hold A ++ financial strength ratings of
AM Best and AA + from Standard & Poor's. Based in Boston, the BHSIC has
offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles
Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point,
Auckland, Brisbane, Dubai, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur,
London, Macao, Melbourne, Munich, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.