HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. engages in providing domestic and foreign property, casualty, and life insurance services.
It operates through the following segments: United States (U.S.) Property and Casualty; Professional Liability; Accident and Health; U.S. Surety and Credit; and International.
The U.S. Property and Casualty segment involves aviation, small account errors and omissions (E and O) liability, public risk, disability, contingency, primary and excess casualty, technical and construction property, title and mortgage reinsurance, residual value, employment practices liability (EPLI) and brown water marine written in the U.S. The Professional Liability segment provides services under directors' and officers' liability, large account E and O liability, fiduciary liability, fidelity and bankers' blanket bonds, and EPLI for some D&O policyholders written in the U.S. and internationally. The Accident and Health segment handles the medical stop-loss, short-term domestic and international medical coverages written in the U.S. The U.S. Surety and Credit segment engages in contract surety bonds, commercial surety bonds and bail bonds written in the U.S. and credit insurance managed in the U.S. The International segment provides energy, property treaty, liability, surety, credit, property (direct and facultative), ocean marine,
accident and health and other smaller product lines written outside the U.S. The company was founded by Stephen L. Way in 1974 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.