6/19/2008

For Immediate Release:

PartnerOne Environmental/Beacon Hill Associates, Inc. Launches New Environmental Insurance Coverages in Partnership with ACE Westchester

PartnerOne Environmental, Beacon Hill Associates’ underwriting division, unveiled four new environmental insurance products in partnership with ACE Westchester. These products are designed to offer quality coverage for agents pursuing environmental protection for their clients.  Policies are issued by one of the following companies:  Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company, Illinois Union Insurance Company or ACE American Insurance Company.  (A.M. Best rated A+).

“Beacon Hill’s PartnerOne Programs Division has enjoyed great success over the last few years and is excited to expand its product line. We have created a new opportunity for agents to offer innovative environmental coverages for clients operating in a broad range of consulting and contracting areas,” said Bill Pritchard, President of Beacon Hill Associates, Inc.

The new policies were introduced in June 2008 and they include PartnerOne Self Storage Plus, which addresses pollution exposures to self storage facilities; PartnerOne Property Management Mold E&O, which is geared toward property management operations with the potential for mold; PartnerOne Premises Pollution for industrial and commercial facilities, and PartnerOne CPL Plus, a combined Pollution/Professional Liability form. These products will target both contracting risks as well as fixed site exposures, providing enhanced insurance at an affordable price.

“We’re pleased to join forces with PartnerOne’s experienced team of specialized professionals to further extend the availability of our innovative risk management solutions and product offerings in the environmental arena,” said Barbara Deas, Senior Vice President, ACE Westchester Environmental.

PartnerOne Environmental is a fully integrated, single source for environmental insurance products. It offers coverage for a variety of small to middle market contractors, consultants, and property owners and managers. Most PartnerOne products are rated, quoted, bound, and issued in-house, enabling Beacon Hill Associates to provide fast turnaround times and excellent service. All products are offered by carriers rated “A” or better.www.b-h-a.com

ACE Westchester is the U.S.-based wholesale-focused operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), and is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. ACE Westchester, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S.  Additional information on ACE Westchester and its products and services can be found at www.acewestchester.com. Product highlights are summaries only; please see actual policy for terms and conditions. Products may not be available in all states. The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance products and services for a diverse group of clients around the world.

If you would like more information on environmental insurance products, please contact Beacon Hill Associates, Inc. at 1-800-596-2156 or info@b-h-a.com.

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