A profile of the top companies and personalities.

Company ACE

CEO Evan G. Greenberg

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 14,922

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 15,356

Share price performance 2008 -14%

Company XL Capital

CEO Michael S. McGavick

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 6,939

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 8,661

Share price performance 2008 -93%

Company Partner Re

CEO Patrick Thiele

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 3,276

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 4,084

Share price performance 2008 -14%

Company White Mountains

CEO Raymond Barrette

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 3,237

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 4,062

Share price performance 2008 -48%

Company Axis Capital

CEO John Charman

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 2,864

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 4,601

Share price performance 2008 -25%

Company Arch Capital

CEO Constantine (Dinos) Iordanou

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 2,844

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 3,517

Share price performance 2008 -0.4%

Company Everest Re

CEO Joe Taranto

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 2,782

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 5,037

Share price performance 2008 -24%

Company Endurance Speciality

CEO Kenneth J. LeStrange

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 2,011

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 2,269

Share price performance 2008 -27%

Company RenaissanceRe

CEO Neill A. Currie

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 1,574

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 3,041

Share price performance 2008 -14%

Company Aspen

CEO Chris O’Kane

Gross Premiums Written,

First 9 months 2008 ($m) 1,566

Shareholders Equity (Q3 2008) ($m) 2,638

Share price performance 2008 -13%

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