Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus” or the “Company”) (NYSE:VR) announced today that Validus management will participate in a panel discussion on the Future of Reinsurance at the Barclays Select 2014 Insurance Forum in New York, New York on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern). A live webcast of the panel discussion will be available online at the “Investor Relations” section of the Company’s website, located at www.validusholdings.com. A replay of the webcast will be available at the “Investor Relations” section of the Company’s website through March 27, 2014. About Validus Holdings, Ltd. Validus Holdings, Ltd. is a provider of reinsurance, insurance, and insurance linked securities management operating through three primary segments, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd., Talbot Holdings Ltd. and AlphaCat Managers, Ltd. Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. (“Validus Re”) is a Bermuda based reinsurer focused on short tail lines of reinsurance. Talbot Holdings Ltd. (“Talbot”) is the Bermuda parent of the specialty insurance group primarily operating within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183. AlphaCat Managers, Ltd. (“AlphaCat”) is a Bermuda based investment adviser managing capital for third parties and the Group in insurance linked securities and other property catastrophe reinsurance investments.