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Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Centauri Specialty Insurance Company

July 30 2012

Columbus, Ohio, July 30, 2012: The Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, assigned to Centauri Specialty Insurance Company has been affirmed by Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (L&LAE) and realistic pricing.

FSRs summarize Demotech’s opinion of the financial stability of an insurer regardless of general economic conditions or the phase of the underwriting cycle. FSRs utilize statutory financial data based on insurance accounting principles prescribed or permitted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Since 1989, FSRs of A or better have been accepted by the major participants in the secondary mortgage marketplace.

About Centauri Specialty Insurance Company
Centauri Specialty Insurance Company (CSIC) is a part of Centauri Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. CSIC offers a variety of insurance products including Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, and Tenant. CSIC is a seasoned carrier with proven storm experience. In 2006, the company launched in Hawaii and has since grown to become one of the largest carriers providing wind-only insurance in that state. In the continental U.S., CSIC writes wind-only and all-peril business in the Gulf States area. Centauri follows a conservative, fiscally responsible philosophy while delivering stellar customer service and innovative products. For more information, please visit www.centaurispecialty.com

About Demotech, Inc.
Demotech, Inc. is a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers. Since 1985, Demotech has served the insurance industry by assigning accurate, reliable and proven Financial Stability Ratings® (FSRs) for Property & Casualty insurers and Title underwriters. FSRs are a leading indicator of financial stability, providing an objective baseline of the future solvency of an insurer. Demotech’s philosophy is to review and evaluate insurers based on their area of focus and execution of their business model rather than solely on financial size. This philosophy was the catalyst for the Demotech Company Classification System, which was published in Insurance
Journal, in order to stratify and categorize insurers into operational categories. Visit www.demotech.com for more information.