News Release

ACE Adds Express Accident and Health Products to Online Broker System
Apr 1, 2010

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE (NYSE:ACE) has launched a range of five new ‘Express’ Accident and Health (A&H) products on the company’s UK & Ireland e-commerce platform - ACE Online.

The flexible products will provide cover for single or multi business trips and director and employee injury, in order to protect both clients’ businesses and their workforce. The products are:

Business Travel Express

  • A range of quick, simple and affordable business travel insurance products, providing protection for directors and employees while travelling. Single trip, multi trip or package travel products are available.

Businessclass Express

  • Injury and travel insurance designed to meet the needs of SME businesses and supported by a dedicated underwriting unit.

Directors Express Injury

  • High value benefits at fixed rates per director or key employee, which will provide an injection of cash into a business following a serious accident.

Workforce Injury

  • Specifically designed for small businesses with up to 20 employees offering flexibility in cover and benefits. The client can opt for either 24 hour or occupational only cover.

Businessclass Bespoke

  • Comprehensive, tailor made injury and travel insurance designed to meet the client’s individual needs, with access to dedicated and experienced underwriters.

Jeff Dowling, A&H Product Head Corporate & Major Risks commented on the launch: “ACE Online minimises the number of clicks required to get a quote, ensuring that it is quick and easy to use. Our broker partners are now able to place vital A&H cover in minutes as well as renewing and making adjustments to cover.We are delighted to add this area of cover to ACE Online, which further strengthens our ability to provide brokers with a range of market leading and fast delivery products.”

These Express products are the latest in a line of covers that ACE has added to its online portfolio as part of its strategy to make its specialist products accessible to a wide range of brokers. Other products available via the ACE Online platform include D&O, Pension Trustee Liability, Environmental Impairment Liability, Excess Casualty and Marine Cargo.

To find out more about ACE Online go to


Celebrating 25 years of insuring progress, the ACE Group is a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. Additional information can be found at:

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