ACE USA's Environmental Coverage Goes Online; New Website Offers Product and Claims Reporting Information
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2005--ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of The ACE Group of Companies, today announced that its ACE Environmental Risk unit has introduced the capability for on-line product and claims reporting information via its new website,

This new website will offer brokers the ability to:

-- review product and coverage information

-- download product information

-- review claims scenarios and submit service requests

-- access ACE USA regional underwriters

"We are pleased to offer this online resource to the brokerage community to meet their needs for detailed product and claims reporting information of the full suite of ACE's environmental coverages," said Karl Russek, Senior Vice President, ACE Environmental Risk. "Equipping brokers with the necessary tools and regional contact information to serve their clients in the environmental market was the impetus for the creation of this new website."

ACE Environmental Risk, a division of ACE USA, offers a full range of environmental liability solutions designed to minimize bottom line impacts and provide hands-on management for those liabilities. These products are distributed through the retail and wholesale brokerage communities to the commercial market. Non-admitted products are available through licensed surplus lines brokers. ACE's environmental liability offerings also include premises pollution liability, contractor's pollution liability, remediation cost containment and blended finite risk programs.

ACE USA is the U.S.-based retail operating division of The ACE Group of Companies, headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), and is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor's. ACE USA, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information on ACE USA and its products and services can be found at The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world.


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Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744