PartnerOne Environmental Aligns with Berkley Environmental to Launch Small Business Program

For Immediate Release:

PartnerOne Environmental Aligns with Berkley Environmental to
Launch Small Business Program

PartnerOne Environmental, Beacon Hill Associates’ underwriting division, announced on August 25, 2010 that the company has established a partnership with Berkley Environmental, a Divisional of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers, servicing small to middle market environmental customers and their agents.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to work with the Berkley Companies in our PartnerOne Environmental Underwriting Division. The combination of ‘A+’ rated companies and very experienced environmental underwriters make them the perfect partners for us,” said Bill Pritchard, President of Beacon Hill Associates, Inc.

The products offered by PartnerOne Environmental and Berkley include: Combined Commercial General Liability, Contractors Pollution Liability and/or E&O; Monoline Contractors Pollution Liability, with and without Mold; Contractors Pollution Liability/E&O; Follow Form Excess; and, Companion Auto and Workers Compensation. Target classes include all environmental contractors, consultants, and service providers. Non-environmental contractors are eligible for Monoline Contractors Pollution Liability.

“PartnerOne Environmental is a great organization with a long track record of success in underwriting and servicing environmental risks. Their experience and commitment to excellence lines up well with our vision at Berkley Environmental,” said Kenneth J. Berger, President of Berkley Environmental, a Division of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers.

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

Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers is an underwriting management company providing excess and surplus lines general liability coverage to the wholesale market and a complete portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance products to the entertainment, sports and environmental industries. Its environmental division offers an array of coverages for virtually all classes traditionally known to have environmental liability exposures on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers underwrites on behalf of Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company, member companies of W. R. Berkley Corporation, both of which have an A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Excellent) and a Financial Size Category of X (adjusted policyholders’ surplus of $500 million to $750 million). www.berkleysum.com/environmental.htm

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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