|WHAT:||Bank of America Merrill Lynch Reinsurance Renewal Conference Call|
|WHEN:||January 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern)|
|DIAL-IN:||1-888-427-9376 (U.S. callers)|
|1-719-325-2402 (International callers)|
Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VR) announced today that Kean Driscoll, Chief Executive Officer of Validus Reinsurance, Ltd., is scheduled to participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Reinsurance Renewal Conference Call on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern). The conference call may be accessed by dialing 1-888-427-9376 (U.S. callers) or 1-719-325-2402 (International callers) and entering the passcode 2184733#. Those who intend to participate in the call should dial in at least 10 minutes in advance. A replay of the call will be available through January 11, 2013 by dialing 1-888-203-1112 (U.S. callers) or 1-719-457-0820 (International callers) and entering the passcode 2184733#.
About Validus Holdings, Ltd. Validus Holdings, Ltd. is a provider of reinsurance and insurance, conducting its operations worldwide through two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. (“Validus Re”) and Talbot Holdings Ltd. (“Talbot”). Validus Re is a Bermuda based reinsurer focused on short-tail lines of reinsurance. Talbot is the Bermuda parent of the specialty insurance group primarily operating within the Lloyd’s insurance market through Syndicate 1183.